Gold medal bonus: $0
Of the major medal hopefuls at this summer's London Olympics, the only nation that does not offer its athletes cash incentives is Great Britain. The Summer Games' host country, projected to win as many as 22 medals, is catching a lot of flak for not paying a bonus to winners. In response, a British Olympic Association spokesman claims such financial rewards "do not significantly impact the motivation of an athlete to reach the ... podium." Some select Olympians may be eligible to have their likeness put on a Royal Mail stamp after the Games, for which they'd be paid about $16,000, according to the Telegraph newspaper.
July 21 (Bloomberg) -- Former Ambassador to Ukraine Steven Pifer and Greylock Capital Management Founder Hans Humes examine the pressure on Russia for ... More July 21 (Bloomberg) -- Former Ambassador to Ukraine Steven Pifer and Greylock Capital Management Founder Hans Humes examine the pressure on Russia for the MH15 airplane crash from Europe and Ukraine continuing to reinforce troops to fight rebels. They speak with Trish Regan on “Street Smart.” (Source: Bloomberg)
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