A First Round Victory Declared in 2018 Olympic Bid Race

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) members have cast their first ballots for the 2018 Olympic Winter Games host city election in Durban, South Africa.

Because a city has received more than 50% of the votes, it has been selected as host.

The winner will be announce at 5:20 p.m. local time in Durban, South Africa.

Watch GamesBids.com for more news shortly on this developing story.