IOC prepares to vote for 2026 Winter Olympics host

IOC prepares to vote for 2026 Winter Olympics host

AP Published 3:30 a.m. ET June 24, 2019 | Updated 7:39 a.m. ET June 24, 2019CLOSELAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Italian officials insisted their debt-hit economy can support hosting the 2026 Olympics, and Sweden’s prime minister promised his apparently skeptical nation also wants to do it.The two Winter Games candidates brought government officials to help persuade…

A look at the 2026 Winter Olympic bids in Monday's vote

A look at the 2026 Winter Olympic bids in Monday's vote

CLOSELAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — While the Winter Olympics still has issues attracting bidders, two candidates have stayed on Monday’s ballot to pick the 2026 host.The contest is formally a choice between Milan-Cortina and Stockholm-Are . Effectively it is northern Italy against Sweden and Latvia as the costs and duties of Olympic hosting shift from cities…