x Abu Dhabi, UAESaturday 22 July 2017

In pictures: What happens at host cities after the Olympics

Here is a look at past Olympic host cities and what they did with their infastructure and athletic venues after the Games have been and gone. The real challenge begins with the end of the Olympics. How do they continue to use the expensive stadiums after the party is over? What happens to the athletes’ villages? What is the legacy of the Games? Some results have been good while others have been devastating.