The Olympics are dominating everything this week, from entertainment to debates about the decision to take the games to Brazil this year. What is often forgotten, however, is what happens once the Olympic games are said and done. What becomes of the billion dollar facilities created for a two week run? The truth is that, often times, they're simply abandoned.
Flip the pics below to see what has become of Olympic venues since the early 1900s. You won't believe it.
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