International Olympic Committee (IOC) bigwig Christophe Dubi insisted the organisation has changed as he sought to reassure Sion voters before a crunch June 10 referendum on their 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic bid.
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The refurbishment and modernisation of the Calgary Olympic Park sliding track has been announced by the Canadian Government.
Sapporo Mayor Katsuhiro Akimoto and Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) President Tsunekazu Takeda met today to exchange information on whether the city will continue its bid for the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games or turn its attention to the 2030 edition.
Sapporo City officials insist that no final decision has been made on whether they bid for the 2026 or 2030 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games but they have admitted that local opinion polls indicate they should focus on the latter attempt.
Sapporo has reportedly told the Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) that they would prefer to bid for the 2030 rather than the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Two councillors who oppose Calgary's bid for the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games have criticised an editorial written by Olympic Oversight Subcommittee chairman Evan Woolley, after they claimed it included an inaccurate cost estimate.
An agreement has been reached for the Canton of Valais to jointly sign the Host City Contract with the city and Swiss Olympic should Sion be chosen to host the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Evan Woolley has been elected chair of a panel charged with coordinating relations between the City Council and Calgary 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic bid leaders.
Two well-known opponents of Calgary's bid for the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games have been added to a panel charged with coordinating relations between the City Council and bid leaders.
The director general of Sapporo’s Sports Affairs department, Toshiya Ishikawa, has stated that the city will conduct a survey to measure its residents' support for a 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympics Games bid.
Calgary City Council today voted overwhelmingly to hold a plebiscite on whether or not it should pursue a bid for the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi has claimed he is hopeful a referendum on the city's candidature for the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games will still be held later this year as the Council prepares to vote on whether or not to establish a committee to oversee the potential bid.
Calgary's potential bid for the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games will continue after the city's ruling council voted not to abandon the project.
Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi has criticised City Councillors for their decision to hold a vote to consider the future of the city's bid for the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.