Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday ordered plans for Tokyo’s 2020 Olympic stadium to be ditched amid public anger over its $2 billion price tag. The decision means the organizers of the 2019 Rugby World Cup will have to find a new venue for the final. ‘I have decided we must go back to the drawing board,’ Abe told reporters after meeting top Japanese sports officials. ‘We have looked at the logistics and construction period and I have made this decision because I was assured that we can definitely complete construction on time. ‘We must control costs as far as possible,’ he added. ‘We are determined to draw up the best possible plan, and we have to draft that plan as quickly as possible.’ Iraqi-British architect Zaha Hadid’s futuristic design had been met with fury by many Japanese architects. What began as a cosmetic row gave way to widespread discontent and public bickering over

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