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Plan improves on 2016 proposal

Updated: February 16, 2012, 10:57 AM ET
Associated Press

TOKYO -- Tokyo is promising an improved bid for the 2020 Olympics, building on the lessons learned from its failed effort to win hosting rights for the 2016 Games.

"We have worked hard to improve the plans we presented in 2016, and to make sure that they are fully integrated with the city and its people," Tokyo 2020 president and Japanese Olympic Committee president Tsunekazu Takeda said Thursday.

Tokyo submitted its bid to host the 2020 Olympics on Monday, delivering the file to ...

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