Comments for: Tokyo awarded 2020 Olympic Games with help from prime minister

Posted Sept. 08, 2013, at 6:28 a.m.

BUENOS AIRES — Tokyo was awarded the 2020 summer Olympic Games on Saturday, beating Istanbul in a head-to-head vote after Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe delivered a charismatic plea to the International Olympic Committee and promised Japan’s crippled nuclear plant was “under control.” The Japanese capital won what one insider …

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