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After Sion, Graz has also withdrawn as a potential candidate city for the 2026 Olympic Winter Games.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

 

 

Poll of the Month; June 2018

Should the IOC award both 2026 and 2030 Olympic Winter Games together at the same time?

You can find the poll here, or in the sidebar of the news page.

 

Results poll of the month May 2018;

It is a good idea to award the 2022 Youth Olympic Games to an African Country.

  • Strongly Agree (47%, 7 Votes)
  • Agree (33%, 5 Votes)
  • Disagree (13%, 2 Votes)
  • Strongly Disagree (7%, 1 Votes)
  • Neither agree nor disagree (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 15

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Poll of the Month; May 2018

It is a good idea to award the 2022 Youth Olympic Games to an African Country.

You can find the poll here, or in the sidebar of the news page.

 

Results poll of the month April 2018;

Which country/city do you think should host the 2026 Olympics and Paralympics? (April 2018)

  • Canada - Calgary (25%, 7 Votes)
  • Sweden - Stockholm (25%, 7 Votes)
  • Switzerland - Sion (21%, 6 Votes)
  • Austria - Graz (11%, 3 Votes)
  • Italy - Cortina d’Ampezzo/Milan/Turin (7%, 2 Votes)
  • Japan - Sapporo (7%, 2 Votes)
  • Turkey - Erzurum (4%, 1 Votes)

Total Voters: 28

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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