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IOC VP to lead 2020 bid panel

Updated: September 6, 2012, 11:23 AM ET
Associated Press

LAUSANNE, Switzerland -- British IOC Vice President Craig Reedie will lead the panel assessing the three bids for the 2020 Summer Olympics -- Madrid, Tokyo and Istanbul.

Reedie was a central figure in London's role as host of the 2012 Games. He was elevated to an IOC vice president in July.

IOC President Jacques Rogge says Reedie "knows as well as anybody what it takes to host a sustainable, well-organized and ultimately successful Olympic Games."

The commission will visit the ...

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