• Kyodo


Tokyo’s bid to host the 2020 Summer Olympics has the least public support among the five candidate cities, according to surveys.

Tokyo’s bid is backed by 65.2 percent of the public, while Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, has the highest public support rate at 90 percent, followed by Istanbul at 87.1 percent, Doha at 82 percent and Madrid at 75.3 percent. The candidate cities held their own surveys.

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