Beijing quietly celebrates Olympic win

By Emily Rauhala, Michael Birnbaum, July 31, 2015

BEIJING — China wins again.The Chinese capital was awarded the right Friday to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, defeating long-shot rival Almaty, Kazakhstan.The win secured Beijing’s place in history as the first city to host both the Summer and Winter Games, and signaled the country’s rising international clout.Read full article >>