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Text by HÜRRIYET DAILY NEWS

Latest update : 2013-09-03

Turkey’s main city Istanbul has stepped up efforts to land the 2020 Olympic Games, unveiling its “History in the Making” campaign just days before the Olympic Committee votes on the host city to succeed the 2016 Rio de Janeiro summer games.

Istanbul’s bidding team has stepped up its efforts to land the 2020 Olympic Games, unveiling a new “History in the Making” theme with only days left to the crucial vote.

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will vote on the location of the world’s biggest and most expensive multi-sport event at its session in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on Sept. 7. Istanbul, Madrid and Tokyo are the three cities bidding for the rights to succeed the 2016 Rio de Janeiro as the next summer Games hosts.

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Date created : 2013-09-03

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