Tag: Sporting Facilities/Venues

‘My goodness’ — Patrick Mahomes reacts to a record $4.3 million sale of his rookie card

Patrick Mahomes has beaten Tom Brady. Unlike their recent Super Bowl matchup when Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers beat Mahomes and the Chiefs, Mahomes has overtaken Brady in one thing: most valuable rookie card. PWCC, one of the biggest sports trading cards and collectibles marketplaces in the world, announced that a 2017 National Treasures […]

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Cost of the Olympics: How the 2020 Tokyo Games are one of the most expensive ever

This Summer’s Tokyo Olympics could lead to billions of dollars in losses for Japan as costs continue to rise. Funding the stadium renovations, athlete accommodations and event marketing has run up more than $20 billion in estimated costs for hosting the delayed 2020 Tokyo Olympics, making it one of the most expensive Games in history. […]

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About 100 U.S. athletes at the Tokyo Olympics are unvaccinated, medical chief says

The Tokyo Olympics have officially begun in Japan despite spiking cases of COVID-19 in several countries. Athletes from all over the world, including the United States, have left to compete for medals in Tokyo, and many of them were vaccinated prior to their departure. See also: With a cost of over $20 billion and decreased […]

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How much does the British Open winner make? Collin Morikawa’s prize sets new record

The Open Championship, often referred to as “The Open” or the “British Open,” tees off Thursday morning with the winner of this year’s tournament set to receive a record prize. The top golfer of the tournament will earn $2,070,000, a record for the British Open. “We have increased the prize fund for The Open this […]

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Here’s how much money the 2021 MLB draft picks will make

A group of new athletes will join the Major League Baseball family this week as the MLB holds its annual draft. The Pittsburgh Pirates selected Louisville catcher Henry Davis with the first overall pick and the Texas Rangers grabbed Vanderbilt pitcher Jack Leiter — son of retired big league All-Star Al Leiter — with the […]

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