Keep the Flame Alive: The Podcast for Olympics Fans

Episode 68: 2026 Winter Olympics Bids Are In!

Release Date: January 17, 2019

It’s going to be Milano-Cortina vs. Stockholm-Åre for the right to host the 2026 Winter Olympics. This week we talk about the two bids and start pondering which will win the IOC’s vote come June 24-26.

The IOC also recently published an essay on how it wants to evolve the Games for future generations. This was interesting because it likely signals a change in the Olympic program. We’ve got some listener feedback about this and talk about the sports that could be in danger.

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