From the Back Pages, September 7: Tokyo to host 2020 Olympic Games

Tokyo has won the race to stage the 2020 Olympic Games after calming fears about radioactive leaks at the Fukushima nuclear plant. (The Times)

Saturday, 7th September 2013, 10:37 pm
From the back pages

Daniel Sturridge has been ruled out of England’s World Cup qualifier with Ukraine in Kiev on Tuesday. Sturridge missed Friday night’s win over Moldova at Wembley after aggravating a thigh injury in Liverpool’s triumph over Manchester United last weekend. (Daily Mail)

GARETH BALE has revealed that he would have pushed for his world-record transfer to Real Madrid even if Tottenham had qualified for the Champions League. (Express)

Manchester United’s £27.5m deadline day recruit Marouane Fellaini has insisted criticism of his new team following last weekend’s defeat by Liverpool was unwarranted, and that David Moyes’s players remain capable of defending the Premier League title. (The Guardian)

Arsenal’s Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Kieran Gibbs bask in the glow of derby win but now want a title challenge. (The Telegraph)

Furious Lewis Hamilton slammed his own driving after a disastrous qualifying session in Monza was wrecked by former friend Adrian Sutil, writes Byron Young at Monza. (The Mirror)

Mako and Billy Vunipola were influential as Saracens launched their Aviva Premiership title challenge by thrashing London Irish at Twickenham. (The Independent)