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A permanent venue for the Olympic Games?
Creating a permanent venue would be financially unprofitable for the IOC. Currently it has a
in which different cities bid to host the games. This is an additional income opportunity for the IOC.
Bid committees must pay an
to the IOC. The fee for hosting the 2012 Olympics was $150,000 U.S.
Money could be collected otherwise by the IOC, e.g. by introducing a distributed participation fee that comprises of a small percentage of each attending state's gross national income (GNI).
47% of its income from selling broadcast rights, 45% from sponsorship rights, and another 5% from ticket sales. None of these income sources would be harmed by hosting the Olympic Games at a permanent venue.