30 Abandoned Sports Venues That Win the Eerie Olympics

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From impressive Olympic complexes that encapsulate an entire nation’s pride to the local field that lets a city show off its team spirit, where a sport is played is as important as the final score. But when a team relocates or the world turns its attention to the next big event, sports venues are often abandoned.

These neglected and deteriorating arenas all make a bid for the gold medal in the "creep factor" Olympics. Find out which of the world’s eeriest abandoned venues make our top 30.