Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, right, and President of the International Olympic Committee Jacques Rogge smile after signing the Host City Contract after Tokyo was awarded the 2020 Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013.
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published Saturday, September 7th, 2013
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BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Tokyo was awarded the 2020 Olympics on Saturday, capitalizing on its reputation as a "safe pair of hands" and defying concerns about the Fukushima nuclear crisis.