With the Olympics right around the corner there are several things you might not know about the Olympics. The Wall Street Journal has complied 10 Things the Olympics Won’t Tell You and in the article you’ll learn amongst other things, that with only 150,000 hotel rooms available in town the 1.5 million people inundating the city better bring a sleeping bag. Tickets to the Olympic opening ceremonies top $3,000. The best seats for the 100-meter dash run more than $1,000. The Olympics are big business, but most athletes aren’t seeing the money. Of the top-ranked U.S. track athletes, 80% earn less than $50,000 a year.
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