Tokyo's case for the 2016 Olympics

Tokyo is arguing that it deserves to get the Olympics because it  has the most compact set up, the most experience and will be the best stage for the world's athletes. The details are in an Associated Press story here. The city also said:

Although public support for Tokyo's Olympic bid started off slowly, it has been building in recent weeks as the decision nears. Tokyo bid organizers say $4 billion has already been set aside for the Games and are promoting their city as the best organized and most dependable of the candidate sites.

The story doesn't ask it, but you have to wonder whether Toyko's $4 billion that is "set aside" is as flimsy as Chicago's.

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