Rio Olympics Ceremony to Cost 10% of London's Lavish Event OpenBy
Brazil aligning event spending with economic reality
Scrapped plans include ``high-tech'' gadgets like drones
With Brazil mired in recession, the directors of Rio de Janeiro’s Olympics opening ceremony in 2016 will have to make do with 10 percent of the budget lavished on London, whose signature event set the tone for games that were among the most popular in recent years.
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