Japan: Olympics stadium falls farther behind schedule

As Japan struggles to get its Olympics plans on track, the construction start of its new national stadium has been further delayed to early 2017, officials said on Monday (16 November). The delay to build the centrepiece of the Tokyo 2020 Summer Games comes at a time when Japan has slid back into recession as its fragile economy struggles with declining capital expenditure and sluggish investments. Nov 16, 2015