2026 Bid; Graz also withdraws its Olympic bid

After Sion, Graz has also withdrawn as a potential candidate city for the 2026 Olympic Winter Games.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).

 

2026 Bid; Feasibility Study Graz 2026

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

2026 Bid; Calgary 2026: Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Bid Book Overview

Documents:

  1. 2026 OPWG Bid Book Overview – OPC2018-0738.pdf
  2. Bid Book Overview – OPC2018-0738 – Attachment 1 – Previous Council Direction.pdf
  3. Bid Book Overview – OPC2018-0738 – Attachment 2 – Bid Book Timeline.pdf
  4. Bid Book Overview – OPC2018-0738 – Attachment 3 – Status Update.pdf

 

Via: Calgary Herald – Calgary Olympic bid: Report offers first glimpse at Calgary’s bid book

2026 Bid; Sion withdraws 2026 Olympic bid after referendum

 

 

2026 Bid; Possible Venues Graz (April 2018)

Source: www.austria2026.at

 

Graz

  • IBC & MPC
  • Opening or Closing Ceremony
  • Olympic Village I
  • Figure skating
  • Short Track Speed Skating
  • Ice Hockey
  • Curling

 

Schladming region 

  • Alpine Skiing
  • Opening or Closing ceremony
  • Olympic Village II

 

Ramsau am Dachstein region + Bischofshofen

Nordic Skiing

 

Kreischberg

  • Freestyle Skiing
  • Snowboarding

 

Tbd

Big Air (City Event)

 

Hochfilzen

  • Biathlon

 

Vienna / Linz / Klagenfurt

  • Ice Hockey

 

Inzell (Germany)

  • Speed Skating

 

Schönau am Königssee (Germany)

  • Bobsleigh
  • Luge
  • Skeleton

 

Source: www.austria2026.at

2026 Bid; Introduction to the seven interested countries and cities

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;

 

Map

 

Austria – Graz

City Center of Graz

Olympic Games in Austria
Summer Olympics: –
Winter Olympics: Innsbruck 1964, Innsbruck 1976, Innsbruck 2012 Winter Youth Olympic Games

Graz
Graz is the second-largest city in Austria after Vienna.
Elevation: 353m
Population: 325,021 (2018)
Temperature in February: Average high 5,8°C / Average low -2,9°C
Website: Link

 

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2026 Bid; The two stages of the new Candidature Process

The reformed Candidature Process for the 2026 Olympic Winter Games consists of two phases:

Dialogue Stage (September 2017 – October 2018)

The aim of the Dialogue Stage is to allow Interested Cities and NOCs to explore hosting opportunities and benefits on a collaborative basis together with the IOC. At the same time, it enables the IOC to gain an understanding of the key opportunities and risks of Interested Cities before inviting them to develop a comprehensive candidature concept and file.

 

Read more about the Dialogue Stage.

 

Candidature Stage (October 2018 – September 2019)

The aim of the Candidature Stage is to ensure the development of the best possible value propositions and robust Games delivery plans aligned with the Candidate Cities’ existing long-term development plans. Throughout the Candidatures Stage cities will work with the IOC to increase the value proposition of their Games delivery plans. This includes the development of a Games/Legacy plan aligned with the Candidate Cities’ existing long-term development plans, the submission of the Candidature File as described above, an analysis by the International Olympic Winter Sports Federations, IOC Technical Expert pre-visits and support and visits by the Evaluation Commission.

 

Read more about the Candidature Stage.

 

IOC Session Milan (September 2019)

During this Session, the host city for the 2026 Olympic Winter Games will be chosen.

 

Video new Candidature Process