A SKY­ROCK­ET­ING BUD­GET, AND QUITE A FEW CHAL­LENGES

The Times of India (New Delhi edition) - - Times Sport - Source: tokyo2020.org; Me­dia re­ports

‘PSY­CHO­LOG­I­CAL COOL­ING’

The Games are to be held dur­ing Ju­lyAu­gust and there is con­cern about swel­ter­ing heat as the weather in the same months last year left 130 peo­ple dead while

70,000 were hos­pi­talised

HO­TELS ON WA­TER

There will be a short­fall re­port­edly of an av­er­age

for ev­ery day of the Games, so there are plans to use cruise lin­ers moored in Tokyo Bay as ho­tels

14,000 ho­tel rooms

Cool­ing mea­sures lined up in­clude out sprays of wa­ter, air­con­di­tioned cool­ing tents, snow ma­chines and pot­ted flower fences that officials say will “psy­cho­log­i­cally” cool those around What the cost of host­ing the Games is tipped to be now. It was es­ti­mated to be

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