Tokyo, 2020 Olympic Games

The host city for the 2020 Olympic Games is Tokyo, the capital of Japan. Tokyo was announced the winner over Madrid and Istanbul in September 2013. The Games will be held from July 24th to August 9th, 2020.

This will be the second time that Japan has hosted the Summer Olympics, they previously hosted the event in 1964. They were also selected to host the canceled 1940 Games. Japan have also hosted the Winter Olympics in 1998 in Nagano and 1972 in Sapporo.





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