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Tokyo's 2020 Olympics organisers will scrap the event's logo after it drew plagiarism claims, reports said Tuesday, in the latest mishap after a costs furore forced plans for a new national stadium to be torn up. The decision, reported by public broadcaster NHK and other local press outlets, caps off an embarrassing month for Olympic officials as the ditching of the $2.0 billion stadium meant the showpiece venue may only be ready a few months before the global event. The Olympic committee declined to comment on the logo reports, but said it would hold a press briefing Tuesday evening.
Two-time champion Rafael Nadal survived a scare at the hands of Croatian teenager Borna Coric to reach the US Open second round. Nadal, who won his second New York title on his last appearance in 2013 before injury forced him to sit out 2014, prevailed 6-3, 6-2, 4-6, 6-4 against his 18-year-old opponent. Eighth seed Nadal, the holder of 14 majors, goes on to face Argentina's Diego Schwartzman for a spot in the last 32.