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IOC commissioners prepare to inspect Beijing’s 2022 bid

In this photo taken Friday, Jan. 16, 2015, a Chinese girl waves the Chinese national flags and wears the 2022 Olympic bid logo to show her support at the ski resort in Yanqing, a suburb of Beijing, where the speed mavens of Alpine skiing and the sliding events - bobsled, skeleton and luge - have been proposed to be held in the bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics. Tibetan groups calling on the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to reject Beijing's bid for the 2022 Winter Games are out of touch with the Himalayan region and their campaign is "doomed to failure," a Chinese state newspaper said Saturday, March 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

BEIJING (AP) — An IOC evaluation commission began meetings in Beijing on Monday in preparation for a five-day inspection of the city’s bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics.

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Marbury leads Beijing to 2nd consecutive China championship

BEIJING (AP) — Stephon Marbury’s professional rebirth in China continued to bear fruit, as he led the Beijing Ducks to their second consecutive title and third overall championship since joining the team four years ago.

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