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2020 Summer Olympic Games Bid Process Starts

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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) began its bidding process Monday for the 2020 Summer Olympic Games. The winning city will be announced in 2013.

Rome, Italy is the only candidate so far, but bids are still possible from South Africa, Japan and the Middle East.

The National Olympic Committees must submit applications from their cities by September 1, and the IOC is to announce a shortlist in May 2012.

The winning bid will be elected during the IOC session in Buenos Aires, Argentina on September 7, 2013.

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Future Summer Bids Summary
Bid Status: Waiting for applicant files
Bid Date: Bid for the 2022 Olympic Games will be in 2015
Bid Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Description: The bid for the 2022 Olympic Winter Games
Bid Book: Link To Bid Book
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