Madrid Knocked out of Running for 2020 Olympic Host

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Madrid Knocked out of Running for 2020 Olympic Host

BUENOS AIRES – There will be no basketball in a bullring, no soccer on Real Madrid's hallowed ground and no beach volleyball at El Retiro Park, as Spain's largest city was knocked out of the running for the Summer Olympics for the third consecutive time on Saturday. In the first round of voting by the IOC for the 2020 Olympics, Tokyo received the most votes and Madrid and Istanbul went to a tiebreaker vote. Istanbul received 49 votes in the tiebreak, while Madrid received 45.

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