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Olympic organizers considering cheaper venues for 2020 Tokyo Games
Olympic organizers considering cheaper venues for 2020 Tokyo Games

As Olympic officials finished their first on-site review of preparations for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, there remained questions about a potential change in the overall plan for building venues. The International Olympic Committee's coordination commission wrapped up its visit to Japan on Friday by announcing it was "very pleased." But with projected costs already rising, organizers are considering cheaper alternatives to venues that would host sports such as basketball, badminton and canoe slalom. "Based on such aspects as the kind of legacy we will leave, the impact of the Games on the lives of Tokyo residents and the cost of...

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