Joy for Tokyo, heartbreak for squash

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Tokyo will host the 2020 Olympics after it beat Madrid and Istanbul who were both vying to host the games. The Japanese capital won a final round of voting by International Olympic Committee (IOC) members in Buenos Aires to beat Istanbul by 60 votes to 36.

Madrid had earlier been eliminated in a first-round ballot.

Meanwhile, squash failed in their bid to be contested in the Olympics after the OIC decided that wrestling should be re-introduced in the world’s biggest meet.