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Olympics: Zaha Hadid’s Tokyo stadium cost to hit $2 billion

Japan expects the cost of the 2020 Olympic stadium to rise to 252 billion yen ($2 billion), the country's sports minister said on Monday. Hakubun Shimomura confirmed that the price tag represented a 90 billion yen hike since the futuristic design by Iraqi-British architect Zaha Hadid was chosen in 2012.