NBC and NBC Sports had the exclusive this afternoon as Tokyo won the coveted 2020 Summer Olympics hosting gig, announced by the IOC’s Jacques Rogge. The 16 hour time difference doesn’t bode well for TV although NBC Olympics exec producer Jim Bell called Tokyo the “safest bet.” Tweeted Bell: “Congrats to all the 2020 bid cities. Would have loved any of them. IOC went with safest bet in Tokyo.”
2020 Summer Olympics Bound For Tokyo; “Safest Bet,” Tweets NBC Exec Producer
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