A decision on which city leads the potential Italian bid for the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games will be made on July 10, it has been announced.
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Sion 2026 have confirmed their bid for the Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games is over after 54 per cent of residents in a Canton-wide referendum voted against releasing funding of CHF100 million (£76 million/$101 million/€87 million).
Sion 2026 will hope that an endorsement for their Winter Olympic and Paralympic plans from the residents of the proposed ski jumping venue bodes well for a crunch referendum tomorrow which will effectively determine the bid's future.
Calgary 2026 have appointed Scott Hutcheson as chair as their potential bid for the Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games develops.
Swiss Olympic director Roger Schnegg has said that the Sion 2026 Bid Committee is "cautiously optimistic" with just five days to go until a referendum on financial support for the Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in eight years' time.
The long-awaited formation of a new Italian Government could give hope to the Italian bid for the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.
The proposed plebiscite on whether Calgary should pursue a bid for the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games could take place in November.
Sion's bid for the 2026 Winter Olympic Games could continue even if it suffers defeat in a referendum on financial support next month, it has been claimed following suggestions other cities in the Canton of Valais might step in to lead the effort.
The ski jumping venue used for the Calgary 1988 Winter Olympic Games is scheduled for complete decommissioning later this year and will not be used if the city is awarded the 2026 Winter Olympic Games.
Opposition towards Sion's bid for the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games appears to be gathering pace with less than three weeks to go before a crunch referendum, despite a message of support from the Swiss Federal Council today.
Calgary residents will get an updated estimate on how much hosting the 2026 Winter Olympics and Paralympics will cost next month, a key official has claimed, while insisting that any referendum on the potential bid will be binding.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) bigwig Christophe Dubi insisted the organisation has changed as he sought to reassure Sion voters before a crunch June 10 referendum on their 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic bid.