05 September 2011
Six cities have their bids confirmed to host the 2020 Olympics
The six cities to bid for the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics have been now been confirmed by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
Bidding to host the Olympic Games in 2020 will be Baku, Doha, Istanbul, Madrid, Rome and Tokyo.
A two year campaign will now begin for the bidding cities before the host city is chosen at the Buenos Aires IOC session in 2013.