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Almaty, Beijing, Oslo make list for 2022 Olympics

International Olympic Committee, IOC, President Thomas Bach of Germany, speaks during the announcement of the 2022 Olympic Winter Games Candidate Cities (Beijing 2022, Oslo 2022, Almaty 2022) after an executive board meeting, at the IOC headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland, on Monday, July 7, 2014. (AP Photo/Keystone,Jean-Christophe Bott)

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — As the IOC seeks to dispel concerns the Olympics are too expensive, two former host cities and one former also-ran advanced to the final phase Monday in the troubled race for the 2022 Winter Games.

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Final 3: IOC set to keep 3 bids for 2022 Games

IOC President Thomas Bach speaks during a press conference in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Wednesday, July 2, 2014. Bach said the world body is confident that Pyeongchang can organize "excellent" Winter Games in 2018. (AP Photo/Yonhap, Jin Jeong-young) KOREA OUT

Olympic leaders meet Monday to decide which cities make the cut in the race for the 2022 Winter Games. It should be an easy choice.

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