China Pushes the World Aside to get Win…

The decision of the International Olympic Committee to award the 2022 Winter Olympics to Beijing appears to have been made on the basis of politics rather than reality, with the IOC turning down what demonstrably was a superior bid. The last country standing, besides China, was Kazakhstan, whose manifestly better submission for the games to be held at the former country capital of Almaty was turned down amid widespread reports that bullied IOC delegates did not want to “offend” China by voting against its bid.

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