London, British government to split bill
LONDON -- London's proposed bid for the 2012 Olympics received a boost Friday when the British government and London mayor agreed on a package to pay for the games.
The deal came a week before Prime Minister Tony Blair's cabinet is to decide whether to go ahead with a bid.
Under the agreement, the government and city of London would split the projected $4.1 billion cost of capital projects for the Olympics.
The money would come from government grants, lottery funds, ...
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