- Tokyo Olympic chief apologizes to IOC over stadium change Updated: Jul-29-15 5:30 am
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Japanese organizers apologized to the IOC on Wednesday over the scrapping of the original plans for the Olympic stadium and delivered assurances that the new venue will be ready in time for the 2020 Games.
- Tokyo Olympic stadium designer strikes back at critics Updated: Jul-28-15 8:59 am
TOKYO - The architects behind a scrapped plan for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic stadium blamed the bidding process and rocketing building costs for the spiraling price tag, striking back at claims that it was because of the design.
- Japanese officials suggest revising Olympic stadium plan Updated: Jul-16-15 12:50 pm
TOKYO - Japanese political leaders said Thursday the new main stadium for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics is too costly and called for cost-cutting efforts to reduce the burden on taxpayers.
- Tokyo Olympic venue shaping up as world's costliest stadium Updated: Jul-15-15 9:13 am
TOKYO - When the dust settles on the marquee venue for the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, it could well be the most expensive sports stadium in the world.