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Temporary structures for the new National Stadium set to serve as the main venue for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics are expected to cost more than double initial estimates, a source with the organizers said.

The overlay expenses that will come in addition to the costs for the main, permanent structure are likely to amount to about ¥10 billion ($87 million), while the anticipated spending in the bid was ¥3.8 billion, the source said Thursday.

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