Romania's Octavian Morariu has been appointed chairperson of the Evaluation Commission for the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games candidate cities, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced today.
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Exclusive: Calgary Councillor insists they do know cost of hosting 2026 Winter Olympics, but will not support bid if city votes against
The chair of Calgary City Council’s Olympic Assessment Committee Evan Woolley has insisted they do know what the cost of hosting the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games would be, but admitted he would withdraw his support for the bid if it were to lose a crucial plebiscite next month.
Stockholm 2026 officials launch campaign to try persuade City Council to back Winter Olympic Games bid
Swedish Olympic Committee (SOK) President Mats Årjes is refusing to give up on Stockholm's bid for the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympics even though it has been thrown into serious doubt last week after the City Council's two newly-merged parties agreed they will not host the Games.
The anti-Olympic campaign group NoCalgaryOlympics have called on the City Council to "come clean" regarding the risk to taxpayers if the Canadian city stages the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Calgary 2026 have been handed a blow in their efforts to host the Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games after the Government of Alberta made a commitment to pledge CAD$300 (£174 million/$230 million/€198 million) million shy of the figure the Bid Committee had initially hoped for.
Stockholm's bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics and Paralympics has been thrown into serious doubt after the City Council's two newly-merged parties agreed they will not host the Games.
The Calgary 2026 Bid Committee has released a defiant statement defending their work after opposition group NoCalgaryOlympics suggested the city should vote against hosting the Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games next month because of a lack of clarity over costs.
Swedish Olympic Committee (SOK) President Mats Årjes has said he is convinced that Stockholm will host a "world-class" Winter Olympic Games, should it be awarded the 2026 edition.
Anti-Olympic campaign group NoCalgaryOlympics have said the city should not host the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games because it is not clear how much hosting would cost.
Calgary, Stockholm and Milan-Cortina d'Ampezzo approved as 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic candidates by IOC Session
Calgary, Stockholm and a joint attempt from Milan-Cortina d'Ampezzo have been officially confirmed as the three candidates in the race for the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Session here today.
Calgary has announced several public engagement forums which will provide information on what a potential 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic bid would mean for the city.
Italy confirm Milan and Cortina D'Ampezzo put forward for 2026 Winter Olympics but bid will not receive Government funding
The Italian National Olympic Committee (CONI) has confirmed that it will put forward a two-city bid from Milan and Cortina D’Ampezzo to host the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Calgary 2026 has received backing from chiefs of Treaty 7 First Nations, although further consultation from the Bid Committee has been requested.
Leaked document says hosting 2026 Winter Olympics could cost more than Calgary Bid Committee suggested
A document leaked from Calgary City Council suggests hosting the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games could cost more than the CAD$5.3 billion (£3.1 billion/$4 billion/€3.5 billion) figure originally quoted, it has been reported.
Russian governing bodies have offered their support to Sochi potentially hosting sliding sports at the 2026 Winter Olympics as part of a bid from Turkish city Erzurum.