Repurposing lavish Olympic structures after the games is a constant quandary.
The Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt won yet another Olympic gold medal last night in the 200 meter sprint. The 25-year-old has declared himself a "living legend."
China's government sees winning gold medals as a key affirmation of the country's worth. Athletes who don't come first can get a frosty reception.
Clyde Drexler was part of the 1992 U.S.A. men's basketball Olympic team, dubbed the "Dream Team." He talks about how the atmosphere then differs from this year's.