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Japan After the Olympics
In this May 16, 1999 photo, an aquatics center is unveiled during a ceremony in Nagano, central Japan. The Aqua Wing Arena, which hosted the ice hockey events in the 1998 Winter Olympics, was converted into an aquatics center. In Nagano, a city with a population of just 387,000, five large structures were built for the 1998 Winter Games. They are in use, but many say the venues are too big and costly to maintain for the size of the town. (AP Photo/Kyodo News) JAPAN OUT.