11 July 2018
Turin, Milan and Cortina d’Ampezzo bid for Olympic Games-2026
The National Olympic Committee (NOC) of Italy named 3 cities, which are considered as candidates for the Winter Olympic Games – 2026.
The list includes Turin, Milan and Cortina d’Ampezzo. The final choice in favor of one of the cities will be made at the meeting of the NOC of Italy on August 1 or September 10.
Interestingly, Turin and Cortina d’Ampezzo have previously hosted the Winter Olympic Games. The city, where the headquarters of several major automobile concerns are located, including Fiat, hosted the Games in 2006, and Cortina d’Ampezzo, the famous winter resort in the Dolomites, was the Olympic capital in 1956.
The third Italian city that hosted the Olympic Games is Rome, where these competitions were held in 1960.
The capital of the Winter Olympics-2026 will be announced in September 2019.