Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo will host the 2026 Winter Olympics. Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo (Italy) have been announced as the hosts of the 2026 Winter Olympics. The venue was elected at the 134th Session of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in Lausanne, Switzerland.
The voting results were announced by the president of the International Olympic Committee, Thomas Bach. Stockholm (Sweden) also bid to host the Winter Olympics 2026. The bids of Sapporo (Japan), Calgary (Canada), Graz (Austria), Sion (Switzerland) and Erzurum (Turkey) had earlier dropped out of the race.
Italy will host the Olympic Games for the fourth time. Cortina d'Ampezzo previously hosted the Winter Olympics in 1956, while Turin staged the 2006 edition of the Games. The 1960 Summer Olympics took place in Rome.