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When and where is the next Summer Olympics?

When and where is the next Summer Olympics?
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The 2018 Winter Olympics is currently in full swing in PyeongChang, South Korea.

The Winter games features sports like snowboarding, skiing, and curling – basically anything that can be played on ice and snow.

However, the Summer games includes things like gymnastics, swimming, and martial arts.

The next Summer Olympics will be officially known as the Games of the XXXII Olympiad, and will follow on from the 2016 games in Rio.

When and where is the next Summer Olympics?
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The upcoming Summer Olympics will be held in Tokyo in 2020.

The games will run from July 24 to August 09.

Tokyo were awarded the games in 2013, and they’ll become the first Asian city to ever host the Olympics twice.

The first time they hosted was in 1964, an event which organisers say ‘completely transformed Japan’.

When and where is the next Summer Olympics?
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According to Japan’s Olympic organisers, the Tokyo games will be, ‘The most innovative ever organised, and will rest on three fundamental principles to transform the world: Striving for your personal best; accepting one another; and passing on a legacy for the future.’

The final three cities in the running for the 2020 Summer Olympics were Tokyo, Istanbul, and Madrid, with Tokyo coming out victorious in an election.

The city will also play host to the 2019 Rugby World Cup, so will be knocking down their previous Olympic stadium and completing a £1million upgrade of the site.

The full budget will be around £2.6billion, however estimates say that this could potentially double.

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This will go towards improving infrastructure in Japan, and revamping various locations where sports will be held.

Japan is also likely to introduce new technology at the games, and has struck a deal with Nokia to provide 5G internet throughout the duration.

Ticket prices for the opening ceremony could go as high as £1,000, but tickets for the finals of each sport have been capped at under £200.

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