Most cities have no idea what they have started when they accept to host the games. Enormous sums are spend to build competition sites and houses for the athletes, yet what do you do with those buildings once the Olympic Games are over? They became useless and in most cases the competition sites are closed, abandoned or demolished.
All of us were fascinated by the flawless performance of the thousands of dancers at the opening ceremony 2008 in Peking. Today a mascot figure goes to seed in the grass.
The stadiums built for the Olympic Games 1936 in Berlin are empty today.