Madrid is eliminated as host for 2020 Olympics

Created: 09/07/2013 1:35 PM

(AP) BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Madrid has been eliminated as a host city for the 2020 Olympics, leaving Tokyo and Istanbul to advance to the final round.

Madrid initially tied with Istanbul as an also-ran in the voting by the International Olympic Committee. Istanbul won the tiebreak vote 49-45.

The winner will now be determined in a second-round vote between the Japanese and Turkish cities.