Nothing would have made me happier than knowing the International Olympic Committee has awarded the 2022 Winter Olympic Games to Beijing at its 128th session in Kuala Lumpur on Friday.
Fourteen years ago, I was in Moscow covering the IOC's 112th session where I witnessed Beijing's successful bid for the 2008 Summer Olympic Games. Seven years later, I covered the 2008 Olympic Games as an accredited journalist.
Indeed, Beijing got a facelift, in many aspects, as the 2008 Games' host. As it becomes the first city ever to host both the Summer and Winter Olympics, I couldn't help wondering what to expect from the Games this time. Here is my wish list: