Brain food: Earning curve - The Olympics

Last Updated: 31 Aug 2010

Global broadcast revenue, Athens 2004 £849m

Lord Coe, chairman, London 2012 bid, p.a. £150k

Doping control officer, UK Sport, per test £80

Illegal building worker, Athens, per day £10-£20

Sir Roger Bannister, torchbearer, Athens 2004, uniform

Jacques Rogge, president of the IOC, £0

Greek government budget overrun, Athens 2004 (£1.3bn)

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