Economy puts Istanbul in Olympics race
Turkey hopes its 8% economic growth rate will help it fend off competitors for hosting the 2020 Games.
The London Olympics may be just a couple of months away now, but already the race to host the 2020 Games is heating up.
After four failed bids, Turkey is hoping its economic growth rate of eight per cent will propel Istanbul to be the host city for the 2020 Olympic Games.
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