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IOC begins Tokyo inspection


IOC begins Tokyo inspection


The international Olympic committee began it’s inspection of Tokyo which is bidding to become the host city for the 2020 games.

Despite arriving in Japan on Friday the inspection team’s official tour began on Monday with visits to several sites, including the waterfront area set to become the Olympic Village.

Tokyo, which lost the bid to host the 2016 Games to Rio de Janeiro, will this time battle it out against rival bids from Istanbul and Madrid.

The IOC will announce the winning city in September in Buenos Aires.

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