Start A Petition

Tokyo Will Host 2020 Summer Olympics, Beating Out Istanbul and Madrid

World  (tags: Tokyo, Istanbul, Japan, Olympics, Fukushima, safety, Asia, humans, politics, society, news )

- 2055 days ago -
The International Olympic Committee on Saturday chose Tokyo to host the 2020 Summer Olympics, a bid that beat out Istanbul in final voting at the organization's meetings in Buenos Aires.


We hate spam. We do not sell or share the email addresses you provide.


Past Member (0)
Saturday September 7, 2013, 5:48 pm
Good luck to them--they'll be needing it.

Jason S (50)
Saturday September 7, 2013, 7:38 pm
Good posting, thanks

Helen Porter (39)
Saturday September 7, 2013, 7:38 pm
Ok by me

Carrie B (306)
Saturday September 7, 2013, 7:51 pm
Like I said before ~ radioactive sushi, anyone?

Kathy B (106)
Saturday September 7, 2013, 9:32 pm
I can't for the life of me think of what was going on in the Olympic committee's heads when they made this decision. Japan must have really sold them a good line, assuring them their mess would be cleaned up by then.

Gysele van Santen (213)
Saturday September 7, 2013, 9:38 pm
thnx for posting, Carrie, noted.

Past Member (0)
Saturday September 7, 2013, 11:09 pm
I'm sure they'l make a very good job of it.

Patricia H. (440)
Sunday September 8, 2013, 1:10 am

Pogle S (88)
Sunday September 8, 2013, 1:48 am
Haha! Good luck to them...and to all of the athletes training and competing there. I know I shouldn't laugh but they'll soon have to add a new category and call it the Mutan-lympics!

. (0)
Sunday September 8, 2013, 6:32 am
Good luck with that. All the Olympic athletes will probably be coming home with radiation related illnesses.

Marija M (25)
Sunday September 8, 2013, 11:41 am
noted, tks

Thoms B (1)
Sunday September 8, 2013, 12:28 pm
Looks like radiation beats terror attacks. Why does anyone want tbe Olympics? All the studies show that it has never helped a local economy. Who says sports fans are dumb? What?

jan b (5)
Sunday September 8, 2013, 2:48 pm
Earthquakes, tsunami's, Fukashima .....what can go wrong ?
Or, log in with your
Facebook account:
Please add your comment: (plain text only please. Allowable HTML: <a>)

Track Comments: Notify me with a personal message when other people comment on this story

Loading Noted By...Please Wait


butterfly credits on the news network

  • credits for vetting a newly submitted story
  • credits for vetting any other story
  • credits for leaving a comment
learn more

Most Active Today in World

Content and comments expressed here are the opinions of Care2 users and not necessarily that of or its affiliates.

New to Care2? Start Here.