Cost of Tokyo 2020 Gymnastics Venue Doubles, Price Tag Now at $200 Million

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Concerns are quickly growing around the construction of the gymnastics venue for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan. The cost of the Olympic Gymnastic Centre has more than doubled -- from an initially projected $81 million to about $200 million, according to Inside the Games.

The cost increase is reportedly due to several key factors, including a rise in construction prices across Japan and a focus on making the venue more earthquake-resistant.

The venue developer is Shimizu Corporation, which also constructed Izu Velodrome -- the track cycling venue for Tokyo 2020. The 12,000-seat spectator gymnastics facility is projected to be completed by October 2019.

This venue, located in the Tokyo Bay Area, will reportedly stage boccia during the Paralympics and then will become a convention and exhibition center after the Games.

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Stuttgart: China’s Zhang And Russia's Belyavskiy Win, Chiles Takes Bronze

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Roster: Canada To Send Five To 2018 City Of Jesolo Trophy

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Canada will be sending five gymnasts to the 2018 City of Jesolo Trophy, the Italian Gymnastics Federation confirmed. The following four juniors and one senior will be competing for Canada in the meet held April 14 and 15 in Jesolo, Italy. You can watch the meet LIVE only on FloGymnastics.

OU Eyes Another Title: Event-By-Event Analysis Of The Big 12 Championships

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USAG Response To Impact Statements Not Sitting Well With Jordyn Wieber

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In an interview with the Southern California News Group last Wednesday, Olympic champion Jordyn Wieber expressed her disappointment with USA Gymnastic's response to the 156 impact statements during Larry Nassar's sentencing hearing in January. 

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Roster: Great Britain To Send Four Juniors To 2018 City Of Jesolo Trophy

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British Gymnastics plans to send a team of four juniors to the 2018 City of Jesolo Trophy, the International Gymnastics Federation has confirmed. Below are the gymnasts on Great Britain's nominative roster for the international competition, which takes place in Italy from April 11-15. You can watch Jesolo LIVE on FloGymnastics.

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2018 City Of Jesolo Preview: New Kids On The Roster For Team China

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With the 2018 City of Jesolo Trophy on the horizon, there’s a lot of gymnastics to be excited about — like new juniors we’ve never heard of who come out and generate some buzz over the second half of this quadrennium. So before you stream Jesolo live on FloGymnastics April 14-15, here’s a first look into the new kids on the roster for Team China.