Madrid has been eliminated for 2020 Olympics

Tokyo and Istanbul advance to final round

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) -- Madrid has been eliminated as a host city for the 2020 Olympics, leaving Tokyo and Istanbul to advance to the final round.

Madrid initially tied with Istanbul as an also-ran in the voting by the International Olympic Committee. Istanbul won the tiebreak vote 49-45.

The winner will now be determined in a second-round vote between the Japanese and Turkish cities.


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