Tokyo opens bid with London pitch
LONDON -- Tokyo began its international promotion campaign for the 2020 Olympics in London on Thursday, promising to match or surpass the success of the games held there six months ago.
Getting a jump on rivals Madrid and Istanbul, Tokyo officials outlined their candidacy at a news conference three days after submitting bid documents to the International Olympic Committee in Switzerland.
Tokyo played up Japan's economic stability and safety and dismissed concerns about nuclear radiation, ...
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