Tokyo To Host 2020 Summer Olympics

The International Olympic Committee has selected Tokyo as the host city for the 2020 Summer Olympic Games.

The voting took place on Saturday in Buenos Aires, as committee members selected between the capital of Japan, Madrid and Istanbul. [via CNN]

Before Tokyo greets the world in eight years, medal hopefuls will gather in Russia for the Winter Games in 2014, Brazil for the Summer Games in 2016 and South Korea for the Winter Games in 2018.

Tokyo hosted the Summer Games back in 1964.