IOC begins inspection of Madrid



IOC begins inspection of MadridMadrid: The International Olympic Council (IOC) evaluation commission has begun a four-day inspection of Madrid`s bid for the 2020 Summer Olympic Games.

IOC officials arrived at Madrid on Monday for the inspection; Madrid is competing against Tokyo and Istanbul, with the IOC scheduled to vote on the host city Sept 7.

The IOC inspection team has already visited Tokyo and will travel to Istanbul next week.

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