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Tokyo 2020 Olympics bid boosted by record support

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Organisers of Tokyo's bid for the 2020 Olympics said Tuesday public support for their campaign had risen to 77 percent as IOC inspectors make a fact-finding tour of three candidate cities. 

Members of Tokyo 2020 bid delegation at IOC headquarters in Lausanne in January. Organisers of Tokyo's bid for the 2020 Olympics say public support for their campaign has risen to 77% as IOC inspectors make a fact-finding tour of three candidate cities.

The support rate was up four points from January, the Tokyo bid committee said, citing its own telephone surveys. The rate started at 58 percent in July last year.

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