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Tokyo chosen to host 2020 Summer Olympics
Los Angeles Times ^ | 09/07/2013 | David Wharton

Posted on 09/07/2013 6:02:34 PM PDT by SeekAndFind

Edited on 09/07/2013 6:04:42 PM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

Amid concerns about the Fukushima nuclear crisis, the International Olympic Committee voted Saturday to select Tokyo as the host city for the 2020 Summer Games.

The capital city outdistanced two other finalists Istanbul and Madrid as Japanese officials vowed that radioactive leaks would have no effect on the Games.


(Excerpt) Read more at latimes.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Front Page News; Japan
KEYWORDS: 2020; 2020olympics; 2020summerolympics; chosen; host; japan; olympics; summer; tokyo
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Good luck with the radiation...

Let's hope that there will be no huge earthquake prior to Summer 2020.

1 posted on 09/07/2013 6:02:34 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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WE GOT IT !!

2 posted on 09/07/2013 6:04:51 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

I thought posting from The Onion was prohibited.


3 posted on 09/07/2013 6:05:28 PM PDT by steve86 (Some things aren't really true but you wouldn't be half surprised if they were.)
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4 posted on 09/07/2013 6:05:49 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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Just glad the Muzzies didn’t get it.


5 posted on 09/07/2013 6:06:51 PM PDT by dfwgator
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It’s so exciting, I could just...


6 posted on 09/07/2013 6:07:07 PM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate "Republicans Freed the Slaves Month")
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THE THREE FINALISTS



Turkey would have been the first majority Muslim country to host the Olympics had they won.
7 posted on 09/07/2013 6:07:21 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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ANY muzzie who goes there will be sorry —they will be checked 10,000 times.

They are the most incredibly polite xenophones on Earth, or maybe a close second.

Bray at the moon? You better keep your papers, look profoundly unsuspicious, and you better scrape bow A WHOLE LOT.


8 posted on 09/07/2013 6:08:31 PM PDT by gaijin
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Are we going to see the three legged race?


9 posted on 09/07/2013 6:08:42 PM PDT by Ronald_Magnus
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I nominate this guy to light the Olympic flame.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shun_Fujimoto


10 posted on 09/07/2013 6:11:40 PM PDT by dfwgator
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You better keep your papers, look profoundly unsuspicious, and you better scrape bow A WHOLE LOT.

You mean like Barry does?

11 posted on 09/07/2013 6:13:38 PM PDT by Veggie Todd (Still crazy after all these beers.)
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TOKYO HAS HOSTED THE OLYMPICS ONCE BEFORE... BUT THAT WAS WHEN THE MUZZIES WEREN'T THAT SUICIDAL...YET


12 posted on 09/07/2013 6:14:50 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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13 posted on 09/07/2013 6:16:21 PM PDT by Veggie Todd (Still crazy after all these beers.)
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if i were an athlete i sure as hell wouldn’t go to japan now.


14 posted on 09/07/2013 6:21:20 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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“Good luck with the radiation...”

The Tokyo gift baskets to athletes will include Geiger counters.


15 posted on 09/07/2013 6:21:20 PM PDT by toldyou (Even if the voices aren't real, they have some pretty good ideas.)
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actually they hosted the winter games in ‘72 (Saporro) and ‘98 (Nagano)...


16 posted on 09/07/2013 6:23:15 PM PDT by God luvs America (63.5 million pay no income tax and vote for DemoKrats...)
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Sapporo and Nagano aren’t Tokyo.


17 posted on 09/07/2013 6:27:24 PM PDT by A.A. Cunningham (Barry Soetoro can't pass E-verify)
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To: SeekAndFind

I like how the other two logos are in English, but Spain had to put “Ciudad Aspirante” in Spanish. I would have voted against them just for that vanity.


18 posted on 09/07/2013 6:28:28 PM PDT by Boogieman
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Plus their log makes it look like they’re bidding to host the 20020 olympics.


19 posted on 09/07/2013 6:32:30 PM PDT by eclecticEel (Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness: 7/4/1776 - 3/21/2010)
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The Japanese are just glowing at the news.


20 posted on 09/07/2013 7:09:49 PM PDT by twister881
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