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IOC chief confident stadium in Tokyo will be ready for 2020 Summer Olympics

...doubt."Japanese officials announced Friday they will reopen bidding for a new plan after the estimated cost for the Zaha Hadid-designed project climbed to $2 billion, which would have made it the most expensive stadium ever built.Prime Minister...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-07-18/ioc-chief-confident-stad
Japan organizers believe 2020 Olympics will be 'sustainable'

...National Stadium and replace it with a massive, futuristic facility designed by award-winning British-Iraqi architect Zaha Hadid, raised complaints. A canoeing venue is being moved due to protests over the potential disruption to a wetland habitat...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-04-07/japan-organizers-believe
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...gallery of production stills. It went on sale Tuesday. * * * * ST. PETERSBURG, Russia -- Iraqi-born architect Zaha Hadid, whose unconventional designs include a ski jump, a fire station and an art museum, collected the Pritzker Prize...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/02/ent_417551.shtml
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...project had threatened to double its $142.5 million budget, so Olympics minister Tessa Jowell instructed architect Zaha Hadid to come up with a cheaper and less ambitious design. Soccer Red Bulls trade MVP Guevara to Chivas The New York Red Bulls...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/11/28/oth_106252.shtml
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