Two women take a selfie in front of the Olympic rings in the Odaiba section of Tokyo. Photo: AP Two women take a selfie in front of the Olympic rings in the Odaiba section of Tokyo. Photo: AP
Two women take a selfie in front of the Olympic rings in the Odaiba section of Tokyo. Photo: AP

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

Cost of Tokyo Olympics delay may reach US$2.8 billion as Covid-19 measures hit organisers hard

  • Before its postponement Japan said the Olympics would cost US$12.6 billion, though an audit estimated the cost as twice the amount
  • Organisers say 18 per cent of tickets sold would be refunded with more than 3.6 million seats still reserved domestically

Topic |   Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
Two women take a selfie in front of the Olympic rings in the Odaiba section of Tokyo. Photo: AP Two women take a selfie in front of the Olympic rings in the Odaiba section of Tokyo. Photo: AP
Two women take a selfie in front of the Olympic rings in the Odaiba section of Tokyo. Photo: AP
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