Tokyo awarded 2020 Olympic summer Games over Istanbul

By REUTERS
September 7, 2013 23:26

BUENOS AIRES - Tokyo was awarded the 2020 summer Olympic Games on Saturday following a vote by the International Olympic Committee.

The Japanese capital beat opposition from Istanbul and Madrid to secure the right to host the world's greatest sporting extravaganza.

The next Summer Olympics will be hosted by Rio de Janeiro in 2016.


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