Chinese capital defeats neighbouring Kazakhstan's bid to host its first Olympic games despite lack of natural snow.
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Beijing has defeated Almaty, Kazakhstan to host the 2022 Winter Olympics by majority vote, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has just announced, making the Chinese capital the first city to host both winter and summer games. [ more › ]
The Chinese capital beat the Kazakh city in an International Olympic Committee vote and will be the first city to host both the Summer and Winter Games.
Beijing was selected Friday to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, becoming the first city awarded both the winter and summer games.
Beijing will host the 2022 Winter Olympic Games. On Friday, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) granted the Chinese city the right to hold the Games after a secret vote in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It was a sad competition this time...Show More Summary
The Olympics no one wanted have found a home. The 2022 Winter Games will be held in Beijing, China, which was selected in a surprisingly tight vote over Almaty, Kazakhstan. It was a short list of finalists because every other candidate...Show More Summary
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Throughout more than 120 years of Olympic history, no city has hosted both the winter and summer games. Now, Beijing will be the first do it — and in the span of just 14 years.
Beijing will be the first city ever to host both the summer and winter Olympics after the IOC announced in Kuala Lampur, Malaysia, on Friday morning that the Chinese capital will be home to the 2022 Olympic games. While it can get pretty chilly, Beijing isn’t typically thought of as a winter sports wonderland. Show More Summary
Beijing is chosen to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, becoming the first city ever to host both a summer and winter games.
With the selection, Beijing will become the first city to host both winter and summer games. Beijing hosted the 2008 Summer Games.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Beijing was selected Friday to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, becoming the first city awarded both the winter and summer games. Beijing defeated Almaty, Kazakhstan, in a vote of the International Olympic Committee. Show More Summary
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