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AND SWEET SIDE OF THE GAMES

By The Numbers

September 15, 2000

93,000 Attendance for Wednesday's Australia-Italy men's soccer match.

16,043 Attendance for Thursday's United States-Norway women's soccer match.

36,132 Average attendance for 1999 Women's World Cup.

$705M Money spent by NBC to acquire rights to broadcast Games.

$900M Advertising sales already generated by NBC for the Olympics.

3.7 People, in billions, around the world the IOC estimates will watch part of the Games.

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