Tokyo Olympic stadium gets new design

Tokyo Olympic stadium gets new design

A new, more scaled-down, design has been chosen for the main stadium at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo.
Spiralling costs had forced the scrapping of renowned architect Zaha Hadid’s futuristic original design.
The new design, by Japanese architect Kengo Kuma, will cost 149bn yen ($1.2bn; £825m) to build.
Ms Hadid’s plan would have cost 252bn yen, making it the world’s most expensive sports venue