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IOC praises Tokyo 2020 plans amid main stadium concerns

Tokyo 2020 Olympics President Yoshiro Mori, left, speaks beside International Olympic Committee (IOC) Vice President John Coates right, during a plenary session of the IOC Coordination Commission to Tokyo 2020 in Tokyo, Wednesday, July 1, 2015.  IOC Vice President Coates praised preparations for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics on Wednesday while trying to calm concerns over the rising cost of the new National Stadium. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)

TOKYO (AP) — IOC Vice President John Coates tried to calm concerns over the rising cost of Tokyo’s new National Stadium while praising preparations for the 2020 Games on Wednesday.

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IOC wants Tokyo organizers to finalize plans for new stadium

TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo organizers of the 2020 Olympics have been asked to finalize plans for the main stadium by the International Olympic Committee after it was confirmed that building costs have almost doubled.

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