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Tokyo chosen to host 2020 Summer Olympics
Los Angeles Times ^ | 09/07/2013 | David Wharton

Posted on 09/07/2013 6:02:34 PM PDT by SeekAndFind

Edited on 09/07/2013 6:04:42 PM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

Amid concerns about the Fukushima nuclear crisis, the International Olympic Committee voted Saturday to select Tokyo as the host city for the 2020 Summer Games.

The capital city outdistanced two other finalists Istanbul and Madrid as Japanese officials vowed that radioactive leaks would have no effect on the Games.


(Excerpt) Read more at latimes.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Front Page News; Japan
KEYWORDS: 2020; 2020olympics; 2020summerolympics; chosen; host; japan; olympics; summer; tokyo
Good luck with the radiation...

Let's hope that there will be no huge earthquake prior to Summer 2020.

1 posted on 09/07/2013 6:02:34 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind
WE GOT IT !!

2 posted on 09/07/2013 6:04:51 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

I thought posting from The Onion was prohibited.


3 posted on 09/07/2013 6:05:28 PM PDT by steve86 (Some things aren't really true but you wouldn't be half surprised if they were.)
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To: SeekAndFind

4 posted on 09/07/2013 6:05:49 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

Just glad the Muzzies didn’t get it.


5 posted on 09/07/2013 6:06:51 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: SeekAndFind

It’s so exciting, I could just...


6 posted on 09/07/2013 6:07:07 PM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate "Republicans Freed the Slaves Month")
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To: steve86
THE THREE FINALISTS



Turkey would have been the first majority Muslim country to host the Olympics had they won.
7 posted on 09/07/2013 6:07:21 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

ANY muzzie who goes there will be sorry —they will be checked 10,000 times.

They are the most incredibly polite xenophones on Earth, or maybe a close second.

Bray at the moon? You better keep your papers, look profoundly unsuspicious, and you better scrape bow A WHOLE LOT.


8 posted on 09/07/2013 6:08:31 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: SeekAndFind

Are we going to see the three legged race?


9 posted on 09/07/2013 6:08:42 PM PDT by Ronald_Magnus
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To: gaijin

I nominate this guy to light the Olympic flame.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shun_Fujimoto


10 posted on 09/07/2013 6:11:40 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: gaijin
You better keep your papers, look profoundly unsuspicious, and you better scrape bow A WHOLE LOT.

You mean like Barry does?

11 posted on 09/07/2013 6:13:38 PM PDT by Veggie Todd (Still crazy after all these beers.)
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To: gaijin
TOKYO HAS HOSTED THE OLYMPICS ONCE BEFORE... BUT THAT WAS WHEN THE MUZZIES WEREN'T THAT SUICIDAL...YET


12 posted on 09/07/2013 6:14:50 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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13 posted on 09/07/2013 6:16:21 PM PDT by Veggie Todd (Still crazy after all these beers.)
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To: SeekAndFind

if i were an athlete i sure as hell wouldn’t go to japan now.


14 posted on 09/07/2013 6:21:20 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: SeekAndFind

“Good luck with the radiation...”

The Tokyo gift baskets to athletes will include Geiger counters.


15 posted on 09/07/2013 6:21:20 PM PDT by toldyou (Even if the voices aren't real, they have some pretty good ideas.)
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To: SeekAndFind

actually they hosted the winter games in ‘72 (Saporro) and ‘98 (Nagano)...


16 posted on 09/07/2013 6:23:15 PM PDT by God luvs America (63.5 million pay no income tax and vote for DemoKrats...)
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To: God luvs America

Sapporo and Nagano aren’t Tokyo.


17 posted on 09/07/2013 6:27:24 PM PDT by A.A. Cunningham (Barry Soetoro can't pass E-verify)
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To: SeekAndFind

I like how the other two logos are in English, but Spain had to put “Ciudad Aspirante” in Spanish. I would have voted against them just for that vanity.


18 posted on 09/07/2013 6:28:28 PM PDT by Boogieman
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To: Boogieman

Plus their log makes it look like they’re bidding to host the 20020 olympics.


19 posted on 09/07/2013 6:32:30 PM PDT by eclecticEel (Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness: 7/4/1776 - 3/21/2010)
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To: SeekAndFind

The Japanese are just glowing at the news.


20 posted on 09/07/2013 7:09:49 PM PDT by twister881
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To: twister881

a**hole


21 posted on 09/07/2013 7:10:29 PM PDT by sushiman
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To: sushiman

genocidal xenophobe


22 posted on 09/07/2013 7:19:22 PM PDT by twister881
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To: God luvs America

...and lead condoms will be given out in the Olympic Village.


23 posted on 09/07/2013 7:22:14 PM PDT by PghBaldy (12/14 - 930am -rampage begins... 12/15 - 1030am - Obama's advance team scouts photo-op locations.)
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To: twister881

i’ll keep it simple ..a**hole


24 posted on 09/07/2013 7:45:38 PM PDT by sushiman
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To: SeekAndFind

HMMM I wonder this guy be offical Mascot of the games

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o7gFlSGXt_k


25 posted on 09/07/2013 7:54:17 PM PDT by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media bases belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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To: dfwgator

OT

WTF happened to the Gators?!!! Ugh! The U going to switch rankings with them? Malzahn’s boys need a second look too.


26 posted on 09/07/2013 8:15:59 PM PDT by Clint N. Suhks
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To: Clint N. Suhks

Terrible coaching.. no clue on offense, no on-field leadership, I could go on and on.


27 posted on 09/07/2013 8:16:49 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Ronald_Magnus

good one!


28 posted on 09/07/2013 8:24:55 PM PDT by NonValueAdded (Henceforth, the Office of the President shall be known as IMPOTUS)
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To: SevenofNine; SeekAndFind; sushiman; gaijin
Mascot?

I vote for Blinky


29 posted on 09/07/2013 9:59:38 PM PDT by Tainan (Cogito, ergo conservatus sum -- "The Taliban is inside the building")
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To: SeekAndFind

Can you imagine the technology advances that will be introduced for a Tokyo Olympics. Holographic coverage or something wild will be unveiled for the Games.


30 posted on 09/07/2013 11:19:00 PM PDT by Finatic (I ran out of change and have given up on hope. FUBO, I am so sick of your sorry a$$ you effin punk)
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Here's why Tokyo was chosen: they already have the ground transportation infrastructure in place. Tokyo has arguably the best mass transit network of any major large metropolitan area, one that handles tens of millions of commuters daily through its commuter rail and subway systems. As such, it is ready to handle the large number of visitors to the city during the Summer Olympics in 2020.
31 posted on 09/08/2013 6:24:48 AM PDT by RayChuang88 (FairTax: America's economic cure)
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To: Tainan

LMAO I forgot about that Simpson Character LOL!


32 posted on 09/08/2013 8:20:41 AM PDT by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media bases belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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To: sushiman

You’re correct, and I’m wrong. I should not have used intemperate words, and I apologize. Heartfelt.


33 posted on 09/08/2013 9:07:15 AM PDT by twister881
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To: SeekAndFind

Well, at least there is the infrastructure left over from 1964 they can use.


34 posted on 09/08/2013 2:41:04 PM PDT by Nowhere Man (It is about time we re-enact Normandy, at the shores of the Potomac.)
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To: SeekAndFind
Offical 2020 Tokyo Olympic Village place setting:


35 posted on 09/08/2013 2:45:50 PM PDT by Rebelbase (Tagline: (optional, printed after your name on post))
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To: Tainan
or this one:

"Brought to you by Toshiba and GE"

Third grader math: if 400 tonnes of radioactive water is created in one day, how much will be created until the opening of The Olympic Games in 2020? (Answer: 7x365.25 x400)

36 posted on 09/08/2013 9:09:52 PM PDT by DTA (Hands off Syria !)
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To: toldyou

And mint-flavored Potassium-Iodine pills


37 posted on 09/08/2013 9:11:53 PM PDT by DTA (Hands off Syria !)
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To: DTA

|And mint-flavored Potassium-Iodine pills.”

And Fukushima is getting worse by the day!


38 posted on 09/09/2013 5:37:38 PM PDT by toldyou (Even if the voices aren't real, they have some pretty good ideas.)
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