Olympic venues are often massive infrastructure projects - how many are still in use?

With the Summer Olympics returning to previous hosts Paris in 2024 and Los Angeles in 2028, management of the  Brisbane 2032 Summer Olympics  in Australia is under pressure to apply the careful planning needed to ensure that new infrastructure  is both cost effective and can be used for many years after the events have finished.  Vaughan Cruickshank ,  Senior Lecturer in Health and Physical Education, and  Tom Hartley ,  Lecturer in Health and Physical Education Education, both at University of Tasmania , survey previous Olympic venues  to explain why some have fallen into disuse. Melbourne Cricket Ground, 1956 – Melbourne, Australia. Used in the 1956 Summer Olympics. Arthur Gordon Fraser, State Library of Victoria OLYMPIC GAMES are big affairs that require massive infrastructure projects to build the various stadiums and venues. Many of the sports have specific requirements – fake whitewater and rocks for kayaking, huge slopes for ski jumps, or sand for beach volleyball. On top of t

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