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IOC hears reports on Rio's dirty water, Tokyo emblem flap

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – A day after the high-profile vote which awarded Beijing the 2022 Winter Games, International Olympic Committee members dealt Saturday with issues affecting the next two Summer Games — severe water pollution in Rio de Janeiro and the fuss over Tokyo’s choice of emblem. 569 more words

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Beijing tabbed as host site for 2022 Winter Olympics

Earlier this morning, the International Olympic Committee announced that Beijing, China will host the 2022 Winter Olympics. This news was announced via envelope by IOC President Thomas Bach during the 128th IOC session in Malaysia on Friday morning.  145 more words

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Which Cities Even Want the Olympics Anymore?

For fans who love a cozy, idyllic Winter Olympic site—in a place without a tainted human rights record—the host city selection for the 2022 Games wasn’t an inspiring bake-off. 366 more words

Beijing Selected to Host 2022 Winter Olympics

Beijing (Reuters/Stringer)

By Ossian Shine

KUALA LUMPUR, July 31 (Reuters) – The snow will be fake, but the very real financial muscle China boasts proved decisive on Friday when Beijing won the right to host the 2022 Winter Olympics. 868 more words

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The Olympics Are Heading Back To Beijing

By David Heim

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced Friday that Beijing has won the rights to host the 2022 Winter Olympic Games, marking the second time Beijing will have the honors. 187 more words

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The Olympics Are Heading Back To Beijing

By David Heim

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced Friday that Beijing has won the rights to host the 2022 Winter Olympic Games, marking the second time Beijing will have the honors. 187 more words

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The Olympics Are Heading Back To Beijing

By David Heim

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced Friday that Beijing has won the rights to host the 2022 Winter Olympic Games, marking the second time Beijing will have the honors. 187 more words

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