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Beijing Outlasts Strong Almaty Presentation, Wins Hosting Rights For '22 Games

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 31 / 15

Beijing on Friday was named the host of the '22 Games, setting up the Chinese capital to "become the first city in history to stage both the Summer and Winter Games," according to Sam Borden of the N.Y. TIMES. Members of the IOC "voted in favor of Beijing over its lone competitor, Almaty, Kazakhstan...

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