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Swiss cabinet backs bid to host 2026 Olympic Games

ZURICH (Reuters) – The Swiss government threw its weight behind a bid to host the 2026 Olympic Winter Games, promising on Wednesday to provide up to 1 billion Swiss francs (£772.8 million) to support the campaign. It was a rare signal of support for hosting the Games after voters in …

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Swiss government backs Sion 2026 Olympic bid

BERN, October 18, 2017 – The Swiss government pledged on Wednesday to throw its weight behind the Sion 2026 Winter Olympics bid. Should the bid be successful, the government’s contribution would come to almost CHF1 billion ($1.018 billion). The news will come as a boost to local organisers, as well …

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