Madrid Prepares For the Olympic Host City Vote

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Preparations were underway in Madrid on Saturday (September 9) ahead of the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) election of the host city for the 2020 games. Tens of thousands of people are expected to gather at the Puerta de Alcala to watch the election in Buenos Aires some time after 2015GMT, according to Madrid's city hall. People began gathering early afternoon, many of them convinced that winning the bid would help the country to overcome the current economy crisis.