The IOC makes a selection during a presentation a week before the olympics.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) selected it. It out voted its other rivals Toronto, Paris, Osaka and Istanbul.
IOC voted to drop baseball and softball from the 2012 Games two days after it selected London as the host city. The IOC reinforced its decision to drop both sports during the 2006 Winter Olympics,
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Athletes are selected in accordance with IOC criteria. This normally involves the medal winning prowess of the athlete in world ranking events over a period of time. The IOC dictates how many places per sport there are available for each nation. Officials are selected from candidates proposed by the the sport international/national governing body. They are the top flight and will have jumped through many hoops along the way to pre-qualify for selection.
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The countries were:Athens,Bankok,Singapore,Moscow and Turin.The countries were selected by IOC(International Olympic Comittee)in November 2007.
IOC voted to drop baseball and softball from the 2012 Games two days after it selected London as the host city. IOC held a vote on whether or not to replace them. The sports considered were karate, squash, golf, roller sports and rugby sevens and they were not added.
The IOC has given the rights to Japan to host the Olympic games. No other Asian nation has be selected as of 2011.
The Head Of The International Olympics Comittee (IOC)
IOC stands for Immediate Or Cancel. Regards Shailinder Dangwal