No they cannot be paid if they compete in the Olympic games, they are amateurs until they are paid professionally, then they can no longer compete in the Olympic games.
No they just get paid for winning the game.
Athletes should definitely get paid for their skills, and they do. Thousands of people come each year to watch them in person, and even more watch them on television.
Nothing; most Olympic athletes make money from endorsement deals and other ways of trading on their fame such as book deals, television commentary, interviews, etc. Many, particularly in less popular sports have regular jobs, or are supported by their families.
While opinions may vary, the main reason women athletes are paid less than male athletes is because the amount of revenue generated by male athletes. Male sports bring in more ratings on television which in turn bring out bigger sponsors who are willing to spend more money to endorse the team or product.
Use the link in the "More Information" box to the right entitled "List of 2006 Winter Olympic athletes by country"
The perks an American Olympic athlete receives include free travel, accommodations, and clothing. The other perk is the fame and recognition one receives from being on television.
The Siskel and Ebert Interviews - 1995 TV was released on: USA: 1995
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