Tokyo has won the bid to be the host city for the 2020 Olympic Games. Madrid was first to be eliminated with the final decision between Tokyo and Istanbul. It lasted hosted the Games in 1964.
It makes one wonder, have the current conflicts in neighbouring Syria hindered Turkeys bid, along with the countries own political protests earlier this year. On the other hand, Japan has Fukashima…..
Congratulations to Tokyo and commiserations to Istanbul and Madrid.