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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) opted for the reliable choice on Friday, July 31, 2015, awarding the 2022 Winter Olympics to the city that hosted an "exceptional" Games in 2008 and promises to do even better this time.Beijing won 44 nods against Almaty's 40 in the IOC voting with one abstention, becoming the first ever city to host both summer and winter Olympics. 中文 | 更多 | Español | Français | العربية | Pусский

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IOC vice-president believes Beijing will deliver

China's capital has been chosen to the games becoming the first city to stage both the summer and winter Olympics. And in an interview wih CCTV's Dan Williams, IOC Vice President Craig Reedie says he has no doubt Beijing will deliver a successful games.

Exclusive: Vice Premier: China to create phenomenal games

Beijing has made history in winning the bids to host both the summer and winter olympic games. Following its latest win for the 2022 Winter Olympics, CCTV spoke to Chinese Vice Premier, Liu Yandong, head of the Chinese delegation in Kuala Lumpur.

China celebrates Olympic bid win

The International Olympic Committee has awarded Beijing the 2022 Winter Olympic Games. IOC members voted 44-40 in favor of China's capital to make it the only city in history to host both winter and summer Olympics.

IOC signs contract with Beijing

Having won its bid to host the 2022 Winter Games, Beijing then sealed the deal in writing. The tense vote in downtown Kuala Lumpur was followed by a signing ceremony.

Celebratory reception held in Kuala Lumpur

A reception has been held in Kuala Lumpur's Shangri-La Hotel to celebrate Beijing's win of the Winter Olympic bid.

Kazakhstan, IOC guests extend warm congratulations

Kazakhstan and many members of the International Olympic Committee have congratulated Beijing on being selected to host the Winter Olympics in 2022.

President Xi extends appreciation to IOC

Chinese President Xi Jinping has sent a letter of appreciation to the International Olympic Committee or IOC President Thomas Bach. Xi expressed thanks to the committee for its trust and support in selecting Beijing and Zhangjiakou as the hosts of the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.

Kazakhstan's PM extends warm congratulations

And following the announcement, Kazakhstan's Prime Minister expressed his warm congratulations to Beijing.

Residents excited over Zhangjiakou's prospects

Beijing and Zhangjiakou have won the bid to co-host the games. Our reporter Ning Hong tells us how this piece of news is received by the people in Zhangjiakou.

Chinese President delivers speech on Beijing's bid for 2022 Winter Olympics

Chinese President delivers speech on Beijing's bid for 2022 Winter Olympics

Full Video: Announcement of 2022 Winter Olympics host city

Full Video: Announcement of 2022 Winter Olympics host city

Full video: Chinese delegation gives final presentation to IOC

Full video: Chinese delegation gives final presentation to IOC

Chinese captital celebrates victory

The National Stadium, or Bird Nest, is seen with giant illumination showing a message celebrating Beijing and Zhangjiakou's winning of the right to host the 2022 Winter Olympic Games.

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