One Year To Go To Tokyo 2020

Exclusive: "What's a few minutes for a lifetime of memories," asks Arat as claims transport will not be problem for Istanbul 2020

By Duncan Mackay

Istanbul bridge at twilightJune 27 - Hasan Arat, leader of Istanbul's bid to host the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics, has dismissed concerns in the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Evaluation Commission Report over the city's transport by claiming that the unique opportunities that it would bring to the Games would more than make up for it.