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The staggering cost of canceling the Olympics and other major events

Lovemoney Logo By Hannah Ward-Glenton of Lovemoney | Slide 1 of 31: The Tokyo 2020 Olympics were due to kick off on 24 July, but the coronavirus pandemic has stopped this and many other mega-events from taking place. While the Olympics have been postponed until next year, many of the highlights of the world's cultural and sporting calendar have been canceled altogether. Click or scroll through to see the colossal price that's cost organizers and local economies across the globe.

The price of canceling the world's mega-events

The Tokyo 2020 Olympics were due to kick off on 24 July, but the coronavirus pandemic has stopped this and many other mega-events from taking place. While the Olympics have been postponed until next year, many of the highlights of the world's cultural and sporting calendar have been canceled altogether. Click or scroll through to see the colossal price that's cost organizers and local economies across the globe.

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