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Troubled 8 Years Leading Up to Tokyo Olympics: Chronology

Troubled 8 Years Leading Up to Tokyo Olympics: Chronology

   Tokyo, July 16 (Jiji Press)--Following is a chronology of past events related to the Tokyo Olympics, set to open on July 23:

Sept. 2013--Tokyo wins its 2020 Olympic bid at an International Olympic Committee meeting in Buenos Aires.

Jan. 2014--The Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics organizing committee is launched. Former Prime Minister Yoshiro Mori becomes its president.

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