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Olympic inspectors give initial approval of 2020 Tokyo Games
Olympic inspectors give initial approval of 2020 Tokyo Games

Concluding a three-day visit to Japan, Olympic inspectors expressed satisfaction Friday with early preparations for the 2020 Tokyo Summer Games. The four-man contingent visited a number of existing and potential venues and held discussions with the host country's organizing committee. "Tokyo 2020 has successfully undertaken a number of important steps on its seven-year Olympic journey," said John Coates, chairman of the coordination commission for the International Olympic Committee. "We have been very impressed with what we have seen this week during our visit." Since being awarded the Games last fall, Japanese officials have encountered...

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