Source Pravda.Ru

Turin Olympic budget delayed again

World

Approval of the final budget for the &to=http://english.pravda.ru/world/20/91/365/16558_Turin.html' target=_blank>Turin Winter Olympics was delayed again Tuesday, exactly one month before the start of the games.

The Turin organizing committee has haggled with government officials for several months over a budget shortfall last estimated at Ђ80 million (US$97 million).

Tuesday's board meeting _ originally scheduled for late last month _ was adjourned until Monday without any progress on the budget.