• Stockholm city government deal threatens 2026 Olympics bid

    5 days ago - By The Seattle Times

    STOCKHOLM - Stockholm's bid to host the 2026 Olympics is at risk only three days after the IOC formally approved the city among three candidates. A new coalition deal announced Friday to run Stockholm's city government, between a center-right alliance and environmentalists, requires no taxpayer funding for a Winter Games. “The starting point for...
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  • Stockholm city government deal threatens 2026 Olympics bid

    Stockholm city government deal threatens 2026 Olympics bid

    5 days ago - By National Post

    Stockholm's bid to host the 2026 Olympics is at risk just three days after the IOC formally approved the city among three candidates.
    Swedish media report a new coalition deal to run Stockholm's city government, between a centre-right alliance and environmentalists, requires no taxpayer funding for a Winter Games.
    If Stockholm drops out, the IOC will be left with Calgary and the combined Italian bid of Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo. A June vote is scheduled.
    Calgary's bid faces a Nov. 13 referendum, and full government support is not guaranteed in Italy.
    Amid widespread public concern at...
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  • Stockholm city government deal threatens 2026 Olympics bid

    5 days ago - By Miami Herald

    Stockholm's bid to host the 2026 Olympics is at risk just three days after the IOC formally approved the city among three candidates. Swedish media report a new coalition deal...
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