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Tokyo Olympics: Soaring Costs and a Showdown with IOC

In the Guardian, Justin McCurry reports on rising costs and a proposed change in venues

The governor of Tokyo, Yuriko Koike, is heading for a confrontation with the International Olympic Committee and the organisers of the 2020 Olympics over a warning that the Games could cost 3tn yen (£23bn) -- four times the original estimate - and a proposal to cancel the construction of three new venues.

Published in: Dispatches

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