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|BEIJING Comprar Hombre Nike Air Vapormax 2018 Negras Rojos , June 8 (Xinhua) -- Beijing 2022 hopes to win favor of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) members with their emphatic bidding presentation on Tuesday.
Sustainable development, economical Games and athletes-centered Games will be once again underlined in Beijing's presentation, which is seen as one last important chance to win endorsement from IOC members in run-up to the final vote on July 31.
"Since the inception of the bid, we have planned an inspired vision of a 'Joyful Rendezvous upon Pure Ice and Snow', highlighting the bid's three concepts of hosting a Winter Games that is 'athlete-centered, sustainable and economical'. We have followed the IOC's technical requirements Comprar Hombre Nike Air Vapormax 2018 Granates Rojos Negras , and made full use of our Olympic legacy and our rich experience of hosting international events," said Wang Anshun, President of the Beijing 2022 Bid Committee and Mayor of Beijing.
These three concepts are in line with IOC's 40-point reform package which was approved at the 127th IOC Session last December, and many IOC members have already known that through its evaluation commission's factfinding visits to Beijing and its co-bidder Zhangjiakou.
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The Beijing 2022 Bid Committee pay high attention to complying with these reforms, and IOC President Thomas Bach has already given them a thumbs-up.
Beijing views that the Olympic Winter Games are not only a significant international sports event, but also a valuable opportunity to speed up the development of the host cities, the region around them and even the country.
The Chinese national government and the local governments in Beijing and Zhangjiakou have included Beijing 2022 in the National Strategy of Integrated and Coordinated Development of the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Region (National Strategy), and the long-term regional development plans, thereby facilitating the bidding and preparation for the Olympic Winter Games Comprar Nike Air Vapormax 2018 Mujer Morado , the improvement of urban ecological environments and the close integration of economic development and social advancement.
Moreover, Beijing stresses an economical Games. The Bid Committee has adhered to the principles of being scientific, meticulous, prudent and feasible in the budgeting for the Games. Out of the 12 competition and non-competition venues in Beijing, 11 are existing venues inherited from the Beijing 2008 Olympics.
"We are confident that we are on the right track to convince the IOC members that Beijing is the right choice for a successful 2022 Olympic Winter Games," Wang added.
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Former NBA star Yao Ming announced on Tuesday that he will take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge to help raise money and improve awareness of the fight against amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
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Yao, who accepted the challenge from friends, will pour a bucket of ice water over himself on Saturday at the NBA Yao School.
The challenge requires that participators pour a bucket of ice water on themselves and then post a video of it on social media while nominating three other people to do the same.
People who fail to take the challenge will have to donate $100 to the ALS Association, which advocates finding treatments and a cure for the muscle-wasting disease.
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In China, a group of top CEOs are emulating their Western counterparts. Those who have uploaded videos of themselves completing the challenge include Lei Jun, founder and chairman of Xiaomi Technology Co; Zhou Hongyi, Qihoo's chairman and CEO; and Li Yanhong, co-founder and CEO of Baidu Inc. Lei also donated $100 to the ALS Association.
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ALS is a rare disease that gradually reduces patients' muscle strength, eventually rendering them paralyzed and unable to speak, move, swallow and breathe.
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The disease strikes 1 to 3 people out of 100,000. China currently has about 200,000 ALS patients.
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Zhu is the founder of the Neuro-Muscular Dystrophy Association of China, a social organization to promote public awareness and call for more support and care for patients.
""The ice bucket campaign has greatly helped improve the public awareness of ALS. More care should be given to them with the campaign,"" Zhu said.
On Monday, the China-Dolls Center for Rare Disorders also announced its own ice bucket challenge in China, trying to attract more attention to ALS and other rare diseases.
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