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Stockholm Olympic bidders confident Swedes will back 2026 Games

Stockholm is up against a bid from Italy's Milan and Cortina D'Ampezzo with the International Olympic Committee voting to decide the winner at its session in Lausanne.

Calgary bid for 2026 Winter Olympics iced by City Council

After Calgary's refusal to host the Winter Olympics, Stockholm and a joint Italian bid from Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo are still in the running for 2026.


Argentina considers potential late run for 2026 Winter Games

Calgary, Stockholm and an Italian bid by Milan and Cortina D'Ampezzo are the three candidates left in the race after several other cities dropped out.

Calgary Olympic committee recommends city scrap 2026 Winter Games bid

A full vote of council on whether to officially take the western Canadian city, which previously hosted the Olympics in 1988, out of the running will be held on Wednesday.

Questions arise over funding for Calgary's 2026 Olympic bid

Alberta's finance minister has accused the Canadian government of negotiating in bad faith over a funding arrangement for Calgary to host the 2026 Winter Olympics.

Stockholm city government deal threatens 2026 Winter Olympics bid

If Stockholm drops out, the IOC will be left with Calgary, Canada, and the combined Italian bid of Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo.


Japan's Sapporo pulls out of 2026 Winter Olympics race: IOC

Sapporo's withdrawal from the process means it is the third city to pull out of the 2026 bid process after Switzerland's Sion and Austria's Graz.

Olympic snowboarder ended life due to mental illness and competition pressure, says dad

Ellie Soutter, 18, was found dead near the Alps after going missing. Her father claims the expectations and mental illness may have taken a toll on her.

Looking at 2014: Cups and Sorcerers

2014 will see many Cup contests and big-ticket events featuring entertainers with magical skills.

Seven cities confirm interest in 2026 Winter Games: IOC

The IOC has overhauled the bidding process for Games after a sharp slump in interest from potential cities in recent years, cutting costs for bid cities and slashing the campaign time in half.

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Farewell, Sochi! Russia closes costliest Olympics

Flushed with pride, Russia celebrated 17 days of sport-driven global unity with a spectacular farewell show.

Sochi Winter Olympics kicks off

It's designed to celebrate a millennium of Russian might and this country's modern rebound, and kick off two weeks of extraordinary human endeavors and planetary sportsmanship.