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The modern Olympics have been held around the world. Cities have built special venues to host individual events or used existing locations. What has happened to them?
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Modern Olympic VenuesMaracana Stadium - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Maracana will be the venue for the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2016 Summer Olympics and Paralympics.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

date approved: 8/5/2016

last visited: never

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Modern Olympic VenuesSambadorme - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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The Sambadrome is a venue for the 2016 Olympics.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

date approved: 8/5/2016

last visited: never

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Modern Olympic VenuesOlympiastadion Berlin, Germany

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Olympia-stadium in Berlin - Berlin 1936

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kaschper69

location: Berlin, Germany

date approved: 8/2/2016

last visited: never

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Modern Olympic VenuesWhistler Sledding Centre — Whistler, BC

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Built for the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics the Whistler Sliding Centre hosted the bobsleigh, luge, and skeleton competitions. Today it is still used to train athletes in these sporting events.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 7/7/2016

last visited: never

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Modern Olympic VenuesAquatic Center Sydney 2000 - Sydney - NSW - Australia

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Aquatic Center - Sydney 2000

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CADS11

location: New South Wales, Australia

date approved: 6/13/2016

last visited: never

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Modern Olympic VenuesLong Beach Convention Center - Long Beach, CA

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The Long Beach Convention Center held the fencing competitions for the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Summer Games.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 2/11/2016

last visited: never

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Modern Olympic VenuesBMX Track - London 2012 - Stratford, London, UK

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The BMX track used for the London 2012 Olympic Games is placed immediately to the east of the Velodrome towards the northern end of the Olympic Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/5/2016

last visited: never

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Modern Olympic VenuesLord's Cricket Ground - St John's Wood Road, London, UK

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Lord's Cricket Ground, probably one of the most famous in the world, hosted the archery events at the London 2012 Olympic Games.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/4/2016

last visited: never

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Modern Olympic VenuesHyde Park - London, UK

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Hyde Park was used during London 2012 for the Triathlon and long distance swimming events. Due to the size of the park and the lake, known as The Serpentine, it made the ideal location with it being in central London.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/3/2016

last visited: 4/17/2015

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Modern Olympic VenuesAll England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club - Wimbledon, London, UK

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The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club is located in south west London and is more commonly known as "Wimbledon" where an annual grand-slam tennis tournament occurs. The London 2012 Olympic tennis was held here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/2/2016

last visited: never

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Modern Olympic VenuesWembley Stadium - Olympic Way, London, UK

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Wembley Stadium opened in 2007 and was built on the site of the 1923 Wembley Stadium. It is the home of the English football team and, as well as hosting soccer matches, hosted some of the London 2012 football and the gold medal match.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/2/2016

last visited: never

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Modern Olympic VenuesGreenwich Park - London, UK

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Greenwich Park was used for the Equestrian events and modern pentathlon at the London 2012 games.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/1/2016

last visited: 10/25/2014

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Modern Olympic VenuesOlympic stadium Amsterdam (NL)

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Only olympic stadium in the Netherlands.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Axel-F

location: Noord-Holland, Netherlands

date approved: 12/6/2015

last visited: 3/9/2016

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Modern Olympic VenuesThe Forum - Inglewood, CA

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The Forum was a venue for the Summer Olympics in Los Angeles.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 8/11/2015

last visited: never

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Modern Olympic Venues1956 Summer Olympics - Lake Wendouree, Ballarat

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The 1956 Summer Olympics took place in Melbourne. The Rowing and Canoeing events took place in Ballarat's Lake Wendouree, which could accommodate 2000m events.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ThePacman

location: Victoria, Australia

date approved: 6/7/2015

last visited: 4/21/2016

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Modern Olympic VenuesBeach Volley Ball - London 2012 - Horse Guards Parade, London, UK

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Horse Guards Parade is a military parade ground that is accessible by the public and is home to the Trooping of the Colour each year. In 2012 it was used as the venue for the Olympics Beach Volleyball competitions before reverting back to normal use.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/6/2015

last visited: 7/31/2015

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Modern Olympic VenuesVarsity Stadium: 1976 Summer Olympics Football Venue - Toronto, Ontario

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Varsity Stadium hosted three first round games, a quarter-final and semi-final as part of the football tournament at the 1976 Summer Olympiad which took place in Montreal.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Trail Blaisers

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 8/25/2014

last visited: 9/3/2014

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Modern Olympic VenuesCamp Nou - Barcelona, Spain

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This is the largest soccer stadium in Europe, and one of the largest in the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Cataluña, Spain

date approved: 8/10/2014

last visited: 8/10/2014

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Modern Olympic VenuesPiscina Municipal de Montjuïc - Barcelona, Spain

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This venue was used for the diving and water polo for the 1992 Olympic games.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Cataluña, Spain

date approved: 8/10/2014

last visited: 9/9/2012

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Modern Olympic VenuesPauley Pavilion - University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

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Edwin W. Pauley Pavilion is an indoor arena on the campus of the University of California, Los Angeles, and was the Gymnastics venue for the 1984 Summer Olympic Games.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NakoTacoPatrol

location: California

date approved: 5/7/2014

last visited: never

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Modern Olympic VenuesPort of Los Angeles - San Pedro, CA

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The Port of Los Angeles, also known as Los Angeles Harbor, was used during the 1932 Los Angeles Summer Olympic Games for the sailing competition.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 2/19/2014

last visited: 2/19/2014

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Modern Olympic VenuesLA84 Foundation/John C. Argue Swim Stadium

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The LA84/John C. Argue Swim Stadium, originally named the Los Angeles Swimming Stadium, was originally constructed for the 1932 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NakoTacoPatrol

location: California

date approved: 12/18/2013

last visited: never

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Modern Olympic VenuesArch of Constantine - 1960 Rome Olympics Marathon Finish Line

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Built in 315 by the Roman Senate to commemorate Constantine I's victory at the Battle of Milvian Bridge, this Arch served as the finish line for the 1960 Marathon.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 11/11/2013

last visited: 5/16/2016

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Modern Olympic VenuesSalt Lake Ice Center - Salt Lake City, UT

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The Salt Lake Ice Center served as the venue site for Short Track Speed Skating and Figure Skating during the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, Utah.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Chasing Blue Sky

location: Utah

date approved: 10/12/2013

last visited: never

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Modern Olympic VenuesNakiska: 1988 Winter Olympics Alpine Skiing Venue - Kananaskis, Alberta

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Nakiska, and more specifically Mount Allan, was the site of the alpine events during the XV 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics. Today it is still an active ski resort.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Trail Blaisers

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 8/17/2013

last visited: never

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