A Look At The 2026 Winter Olympic Bids In Monday’s Vote
While the Winter Olympics still has issues attracting bidders, two candidates have stayed on Monday’s ballot to pick the 2026 host.
The contest is formally a choice between Milan-Cortina and Stockholm-Are . Effectively it is northern Italy against Sweden and Latvia as the costs and duties of Olympic hosting shift from cities to regions and multiple nations.
The International Olympic Committee hopes — and arguably needs — the 2026 Winter Games to ease concerns of taxpayers worldwide that hosting a two-week sports festival will be a too-expensive luxury.