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Tokyo outlines plans to host 2020 Olympics

Updated: January 8, 2013, 6:45 AM ET
Associated Press

TOKYO -- Tokyo has boasted of its safety, advanced infrastructure and convenience after handing over its bid documents to host the 2020 Olympics.

"The bid is highlighting the ability to deliver the games in the heart of the city with guaranteed quality and maximum benefits," Tokyo 2020 bid committee president Tsunekazu Takeda said at a news conference Tuesday. "Many of our venues are in place; most of the games infrastructure is in place and the $4.5 billion budget to complete these tasks ...

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