Shinzo Abe

IOC President Jacques Rogge announces Tokyo for the 2020 Olympics host city on a screen at the live-viewing event in Tokyo on September 8, 2013. (Photo credit: Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP/Getty Images)

Tokyo Celebrates Winning 2020 Olympic Bid

Long considered a slight favorite, Japan’s capital defeated Istanbul in the final round of voting at the International Olympic Committee meeting in Buenos Aires.