2026 Bid; Potential bids (March 2017)

The following cities are considering to submit a bid for the 2026 Winter Olympic Games;

Innsbruck (Austria)  
Source: Decision On Innsbruck 2026 Olympic Winter Games Bid Expected By September [GamesBids]

Calgary (Canada)
Update February 2019; Website removed

Helsinki (Finland) as co-host
Source: Sipilä supportive of Finland submitting bid to co-host Winter Olympics [Helsinki Times]

Lillehammer (Norway)
Source: Discussions to take place on potential Lillehammer bid for 2026 Olympics, Norwegian official claims [Inside the Games]

Sapporo (Japan)
Source: Sapporo mayor interested in hosting 2026 Winter Olympics [The Japan Times]

Sion (Switzerland)
Update February 2019; Website removed

Stockholm (Sweden)
Update August 2019; Website removed

The candidature process is expected to start later this year. The host city will be selected in 2019.


Previous host countries Winter Olympic Games




Update March 16, 2017

Erzurum (Turkey)
Source: Erzurum emerges as contender for 2026 Winter Olympics [Inside The Games]