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Beijing assures Olympic security as 2022 bid inspections end

Alexander Zhukov, center, chairman of The International Olympic Committee's  (IOC) Evaluation Commission watches as he tours a ski field in Chongli town, near the Zhangjiakou, near the Zhangjiakou,in China's Hebei Province Thursday, March 26, 2015.  Leaders of Beijing's bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics said Wednesday the capital's notorious air pollution will be much improved by the time of the games. The IOC will select the host city on July 31 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (AP Photo/Wang Zhao, Pool)

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese officials said Friday they can provide a secure environment for a Winter Olympics in Beijing, as IOC evaluators wrapped up their five-day inspection tour of the city’s 2022 bid.

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Beijing renews 2022 Winter Olympics air quality assurances

Members of the 2022 Evaluation Commission for the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and representatives of Beijing's 2022 Winter Olympics bid committee listen to a presentation as they tour Capital Indoor Stadium in Beijing, Tuesday, March 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, Pool)

BEIJING (AP) — Leaders of Beijing’s bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics said Wednesday the capital’s notorious air pollution will be much improved by the time of the games.

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