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Argentina: Canada, Italy and Sweden compete to host Winter Olympics 202601:23

Argentina: Canada, Italy and Sweden compete to host Winter Olympics 2026

Argentina, Buenos Aires
October 9, 2018 at 23:44 GMT +00:00 · Published

A bid from Calgary, Stockholm and a joint bid from Milan and the Italian resort of Cortina d'Ampezzo will compete to host the 2026 Winter Olympics, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) revealed in Buenos Aires on Tuesday.

IOC President Thomas Bach congratulated the candidates at a press conference. A winner will be chosen by a vote on June 23 next year.

The IOC also confirmed that a refugee team will be compete at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, following their debut at Rio 2016.

Argentina: Canada, Italy and Sweden compete to host Winter Olympics 202601:23
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A bid from Calgary, Stockholm and a joint bid from Milan and the Italian resort of Cortina d'Ampezzo will compete to host the 2026 Winter Olympics, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) revealed in Buenos Aires on Tuesday.

IOC President Thomas Bach congratulated the candidates at a press conference. A winner will be chosen by a vote on June 23 next year.

The IOC also confirmed that a refugee team will be compete at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, following their debut at Rio 2016.

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