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Taekwondo venue for Tokyo Games under review

TOKYO (AP) — Taekwondo could become the latest sport to have its venue moved for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics as part of a widening review into plans for the games.

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Japan plans to scale back Tokyo 2020 Olympic stadium

A guard stands by Japan's National Stadium which is dismantled for the renovation Wednesday, May 13, 2015. After a series of delays, demolition of Tokyo's National Stadium has been completed, clearing the way for the building of a new structure that will be the centerpiece of the 2020 Summer Games. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)

TOKYO (AP) — Japan plans to scale back the main stadium for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics as the government runs short of money and time, the country’s sports minister said Monday.

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