Race to host 2020 Olympics to be decided Saturday

THE race to host the 2020 Olympics is set to go down to the wire with the winning city to be announced on Saturday.

Istanbul, Madrid and Tokyo will make their final presentations at an IOC session in Buenos Aires this week.

Tokyo is looking to host for a second time after presenting the 1964 Games, while Turkey hopes to become the first country with a majority Muslim population to host the Olympics.

Topics:  istanbul madrid tokyo

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