According to AFP news agency, the organizers of the Tokyo Olympics said it would need an additional $ 1.5 billion in operating costs to organize the event due to the delay by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Additionally $ 900 million will need to be spent on anti-pandemic measures next year for the Games to run smoothly. Thus, the extra cost of the organizers will be up to 2.4 billion USD. This is a huge number when compared with many recent Olympic organizers.
Nadal receives the Noble Order of the Royal Family
On December 3rd, Rafael Nadal has just been awarded the Medal “Gran Cruz de la Orden del Dos de Mayo” by Madrid Community President, Mrs. Isabel Díaz Ayuso at the Royal Spain Post to honor the achievements. His sport was resounding, his spirit of respect for opponents and his great dedication to the community.
At this solemn ceremony, the world’s No. 2 male players expressed sympathy to the victims of the Covid-19 pandemic in Spain and the world this year.
The Olympic legend disarms the assassin of the late US president
Rafer Johnson is a 10-star triathlon once held a torch to light the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic radio station. He has passed away due to his old age and weakness at the age of 84. The former 1960 Rome Olympics gold medalist also disarmed the assassin of late US President Robert F. Kennedy on 6/6/1968.
48 NBA basketball stars have been infected with Covid-19
American Basketball Players Association (NBA) announced that 48 cases were found positive for Covid-19 in the first test from November 24 to 30 (546 athletes participated in the test). Expected, this number may increase after 2 more tests also took place around the end of November.
Anthony Davis signed a new contract with the Los Angeles Lakers
Anthony Davis will stay in Los Angeles Lakers for a long time with an extremely valuable max contract. As confirmed by prestigious journalist Adrian Wojnarowski, Anthony Davis and Los Angeles Lakers are completing a five-year, $ 190 million max contract.
This information was shared by AD representative Rich Paul from Klutch Sports. It appeared just 24 hours after James signed an $ 85.7 million $ 85.7 million extension contract.