Tokyo wins race to host World Athletics Championships in 2025

Fireworks are seen during the closing ceremony of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games on August 8, 2021 (by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)

World Athletics has selected Tokyo to host its World Championships in 2025, with the Japanese capital beating rival bids from Nairobi, Silesia and Singapore.

The decision was made by the World Athletics Council at a meeting yesterday (July 14) ahead of this year's World Championships in Oregon.

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