Japan picks new design for Tokyo 2020 Olympic stadium

By Associated Press MARI YAMAGUCHI ,

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This combination of artist renderings provided by the Japan Sports Council shows the original design by British-Iraqi architect Zaha Hadid, bottom, of the new stadium for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics selected on Nov. 16, 2012 but was later scrapped due to cont

This combination of artist renderings provided by the Japan Sports Council shows the original design by British-Iraqi architect Zaha Hadid, bottom, of the new stadium for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics selected on Nov. 16, 2012 but was later scrapped due to cont

TOKYO (AP) — Japan chose a scaled-down design Tuesday for the main stadium for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, five months after scrapping the initial design and construction plan for being too costly.

The new design, by Japanese architect Kengo Kuma,

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