In addition to the seven countries eyeing up 2026, the IOC today said other nations had come forward to express interest in the 2030 Games "and beyond", including the U.S. Olympic Committee, which is sizing up a push for the Winter Olympics once LA 2028 is out of the way.
Three of the other six potential hosts, Sapporo, Stockholm and both of Cortina d'Ampezzo and Turin, have hosted the games before. The Dialogue stage will continue into the fall, when the International Olympic Committee will select a number of the interested cities to move on into the "candidature stage".
Four former host cities are also bidding, including 1972 host Sapporo, 1988 host Calgary and 1956 host Cortina d'Ampezzo.
Skyrocketing costs have made the Olympics almost impossible for a city to host without incurring major debt without corresponding economic growth and/or watching historic facilities degrade and rot into lost artifacts. The 2026 will be revealed in September 2019.
He added in a conference call from Lausanne, Switzerland, that it also helps if the city regularly holds World Cup events and world championships.
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Erzurum previously hosted the World Universiade Winter Games in 2011, World Mixed Doubles Curling Tournament in 2012 and the European Youth Olympic Festival in 2017.
"This partnership is an exciting step towards determining if a bid for the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games is right for Calgary", said Naheed Nenshi, mayor of Calgary, last week.
The IOC will elect a victor September 2019.
"What it takes now is to make sure that the budgets that are being presented are extremely strong, down to the very last detail".
Thomas Bach says the IOC has "turned the page" on Olympic candidatures after trouble-hit bidding processes for the 2022 and 2024 Games. He said that would include looking at the numbers from Vancouver in 2010 and to factor in realistic figures looking ahead to 2026.