We here at Infocult do gaze upon the Olympics from time to time. We do this in appropriate style, of course, recognizing the Gothic scope of that athletic ritual.
For example, what happens to the vast Olympic architecture constructed for a one-time purpose? Sometimes those spaces fall into ruins, of course. Tottering, decayed, abandoned spaces succeed where one stood proud objects of global cynosure.
Consider this bobsled run in Sarajevo, its shining moment followed by such horror:
Or consider these structures from the 1972 Munich Olympics buildings: