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Olympic dream in Rio morphs into costly ruins
Brazil pulled off last year's Olympics, but six months later, the multi-billion enterprise has turned into a collection of empty, decaying arenas.
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Olympic Aquatics Stadium

A view of the Olympic Aquatics Stadium, which was used for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, is seen in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil February 5, 2017. 
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Aerial of the Olympic Aquatics Stadium

An aerial view shows the Olympic Aquatics Stadium, which was used for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil January 15, 2017. 
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View of the Olympic Aquatics Stadium

A view of the Olympic Aquatics Stadium, which was used for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, is seen in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil February 5, 2017. 
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Olympic park

An aerial view shows the Olympic park which was used for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil January 15, 2017. 
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Rio Olympics golf venue

An aerial view shows the 2016 Rio Olympics golf venue which was used for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, January 15, 2017.
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Maracana Stadium

An aerial view of Maracana Stadium, which was used for the Opening and Closing ceremonies of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, shows the turf being dry, worn and filled with ruts and holes, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil January 12, 2017. 
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A trash can lays by ripped seats at one of the dugouts in Maracana stadium.

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Nobs are left where seats were ripped out at Maracana stadium.

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Photo shows seats jumbled in a pile inside Maracana stadium.

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This Feb. 2, 2017 photo shows the inside of Maracana stadium.

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Cables from a stolen TV hang inside Maracana stadium.

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Photo shows Maracana stadium's dry playing field in Rio de Janeiro.

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Olympic dream in Rio morphs into costly ruins

Brazil pulled off last year's Olympics, but six months later, the multi-billion enterprise has turned into a collection of empty, decaying arenas.

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