In the end, economics won.
Tokyo won the bid to host the 2020 Olympics on Saturday, International Olympic Committee president Jacques Rogge announced on Saturday at 125th IOC Session in Buenos Aires. (The IOC, on par with the United Nations in its own mind, loves officialdom like “125th IOC Session” as much as gold medals). As these …
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