Statement by CONI (Comitato Olimpico Nazionale Italiano);
The Italian National Olympic Committee unanimously resolves to send the proposal for candidacy for the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games of the cities of Milan, Turin and Cortina for an innovative project intended to guarantee a balance between the respective territorial areas through the reinforcement of cohesion and respect between the areas identified to host the Games and the identification of solutions that provide the best chance for success of the candidacies for all of Italy.
You can download the the proposal of the Evaluation Commission (in Italian) here.
After Sion, Graz has also withdrawn as a potential candidate city for the 2026 Olympic Winter Games.
The remaining interested NOCs in the dialogue phase are Canada (Calgary), Italy (Cortina d’Ampezzo, Milan or Turin), Japan (Sapporo), Turkey (Erzurum) and Sweden (Stockholm).
— Around the Rings (@AroundTheRings) 6 juli 2018
Via Graz 2026;
An important step in the application for the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games 2026 is the feasibility study , which was commissioned by the Winter Games Graz 2026 GmbH. In recent months, institutions such as Campus 02 , Joanneum Research , Graz University of Technology and other experts from business, sports and event management have been working on this study .
Click here to download the study – Feasibility Study Graz 2026
— The Local Switzerland (@TheLocalSwitzer) 10 juni 2018
— insidethegames (@insidethegames) 10 juni 2018
#Sion2026 UPDATE 2: IOC Statement "we understand that outdated information on the cost of the Games was the main concern for those voting against the funding." – and more… https://t.co/AJdVJy26wy #Calgary2026 #Graz2026 #Erzurum2026 #Stockholm2026 #Sapporo2026
— GamesBids.com (@gamesbids) 10 juni 2018
Ramsau am Dachstein region + Bischofshofen
Big Air (City Event)
Vienna / Linz / Klagenfurt
Schönau am Königssee (Germany)
Yesterday, the International Olympic Committee announced the seven NOCs and cities that have expressed interest in hosting the 2026 Olympic Winter Games. On this page a first introduction;
Austria – Graz
Olympic Games in Austria
Summer Olympics: –
Winter Olympics: Innsbruck 1964, Innsbruck 1976, Innsbruck 2012 Winter Youth Olympic Games
Graz is the second-largest city in Austria after Vienna.
Population: 325,021 (2018)
Temperature in February: Average high 5,8°C / Average low -2,9°C
The following cities have expressed interest in hosting the 2026 Olympic Winter Games;
Official website: shouldcalgarybid.com
Official website: sion2026.ch