Tokyo wins bid for 2020 Olympic Games

(by pio dal cin)  Tokyo defeated Instanbul 60 by 36 to host the 2020 edition of the Olympic Games.
Tokyo was awarded the 2020 Olympics on Saturday, capitalizing on its reputation as a “safe pair of hands” and defying concerns about the Fukushima nuclear crisis.
Tokyo defeated Istanbul 60-36 in the final round of secret voting Saturday by the International Olympic Committee. Madrid was eliminated earlier after an initial tie with Istanbul.USA Today article here
washington post article here
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