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Zaha Hadid Hits Back Over Scrapped Stadium For 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 07 / 29 / 15

The architects whose "controversial plans for a dramatic" £1.3B ($2B) Tokyo Olympic stadium "were scrapped by the Japanese government over concerns about costs hit back on Tuesday, claiming it was not the design at fault but rapidly rising construction costs," according to Caroline Davies of t...

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