"The IOC will select the host city by a secret vote in Kuala Lumpur July 31, 2015."
Lausanne, July 7 - The International Olympic Committee (IOC) said Monday that all three cities bidding for the 2022 Winter Olympic Games will go through to the candidate phase of the process.
Almaty (Kazakhstan), Oslo and Beijing remain in contention but Oslo could yet withdraw, as the Norwegian bid has not secured government backing, reports Xinhua.
The IOC will select the host city by a secret vote in Kuala Lumpur July 31, 2015.
Munich (Germany), Krakow (Poland), Stockholm (Sweden), St. Moritz-Davos (Switzerland) and Lviv (Ukraine) had pulled out of the race due to various reasons.