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Tokyo 2016

Tokyo 2016 Bid Committee In The Red

Mainichi reports the Tokyo 2016 bid committee is expected to be more than 100 million yen in the red, and the Tokyo Metropolitan Government has
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Transcript: Tokyo 2016 Olympic Bid Presentation

[Provided by the Tokyo 2016 Bid Committee] Tokyo 2016 Final Presentation Script2 October 2009[1] Resa MishinaHi.I'm Resa.I'm 15.I'm a gymnast. Doing sport gives me hope. It ...
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Tokyo 2016 Olympic Bid Presentation Emphasizes Great Spirit Despite Lack of Emotion

Tokyo made the second presentation to IOC members, at 10:30 AM local time in Copenhagen.  Following is a summary.A fifteen year-old girl, gymnast, speaking in ...
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Tokyo 2016 Has "Compact And Convenient Games Concept" - CEO

Dr. Ichiro Kono, Chair and CEO of Tokyo 2016, told a press conference in Copenhagen, "first, we have the most compact and convenient Games concept ...
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13 Olympic And Paralympic Athletes To Promote Tokyo 2016 In Copenhagen

Tokyo 2016 revealed Thursday a 13-member team of Olympians and Paralympians who will promote Tokyo 2016's bid for the Summer Olympic Games in Copenhagen, ahead ...
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JOC Wants New PM At IOC Vote In Copenhagen

Reuters reports that Japan Olympic Committee (JOC) Vice President Tomiaki Fukuda wants to invite the country's new Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama to attend next month's ...
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Japan's New Prime Minister Asked To Attend 2016 Games Vote

The Associated Press reports incoming prime minister Yukio Hatoyama will be asked to support Tokyo's bid for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games by attending the ...
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Tokyo 2016 Support Higher Than IOC Report

Xinhua reports Tokyo 2016 says its public support rate for Tokyo hosting the 2016 Summer Olympic Games is much higher than the rate the International ...
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Tokyo 2016 Would Benefit Olympic Movement

In a press release Dr. Ichiro Kono, Chair and CEO of Tokyo 2016, said of the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) Evaluation Commission's report that Tokyo ...
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Tokyo 2016 Supporter Loses Election

ABC reports Japan's Prime Minister Taro Aso, Tokyo 2016's most vocal and controversial backer, and his conservative party, were ousted after holding power for half ...
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Tokyo 2016 Summary
Bid Status: Rio won bid
Bid Date: October 2, 2009
Bid Location: IOC Congress in Copenhagen Denmark
Description: This is Tokyo's first bid since hosting the Games in 1964. Osaka was Japan's last bid for the 2008 Games and Japan last hosted the Winter Games in Nagano in 1998. With an appealing and compact city-centre venue plan, Tokyo is a bid to watch.
Bid Book: Link To Bid Book
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