2020 Olympic Games to be hosted by Tokyo

Tokyo will host the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics after being picked ahead of Istanbul and Madrid following a vote in Buenos Aires.

The Japanese city has been selected to stage the most prestigious event in sport by a secret ballot among International Olympic Committee IOC members, with the result revealed in the capital of Argentina on Saturday.

Tokyo previously held the Olympic Games in 1964, while Istanbul and Madrid were striving to host the event for the first time.

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