Star quality can't save Sweden from 8th Olympic bid loss

Sweden's IOC Executive Board Member Gunilla Lindberg, member of the candidate for the Olympic Winter Games 2026 Stockholm-Are delegation reacts as International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach from Germany announces that Milan-Cortina has won the bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympic Games, during the first day of the 134th Session of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), at the SwissTech Convention Centre, in Lausanne, Switzerland, Monday, June 24, 2019. Italy will host the 2026 Olympics in Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo, taking the Winter Games to the Alpine country for the second time in 20 years.

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