With the Olympics in South Korea upon us, WalletHub.com has released its 2018 Winter Olympics by the Numbers report. Here are some interesting stats that it reveals:
v $13 Billion: Estimated cost of the PyeongChang Winter Olympics, 4x less than the record-setting 2014 Sochi Games.
v $19.6 Million: Was spent on cybersecurity and X-ray screening for the PyeongChang Games.
v $4,683: Average price of a weeklong trip to PyeongChang for the Olympics.
v 242: Athletes on the U.S. team – a record for any country in the Winter Olympics.
v 169: Russian athletes received a special exemption to compete after Russia was banned from the 2018 Olympics due to a doping scandal.
“2018 Winter olympics” (7 p.m., NBC): Four straight hours of all the cold-weather sports you can handle.
“AUTOPSY: THE LAST HOURS OF JAMES GANDOLFINI” (8 P.M.,
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