Winter Olympics: Beijing bids for 2022 Winter Games

On Tuesday, Beijing leaders gave over the official bid to host the Winter Olympics 2022 to International Olympic Committee heightening their fight with Kazakhstan’s Almaty. Therefore, now it is guaranteed to be hosted in Asia as Almaty and Beijing are the only two candidates. The IOC Committee will make a final decision earlier in July.

Chinese Olympic Committee chairman Liu Peng and Beijing 2022 Bid Committee chairman Wang Anshun, presented the Chinese capital’s construction and financial guarantees for the tournament at International Olympic Committee headquarters. Read more »