Milan and Cortina d’Ampezzo have been announced as the hosts of the 2026 Winter Olympics and Paralympics.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) voted for Italy’s joint bid ahead of Stockholm, Sweden.
Skating sports and ice hockey will be held in Milan, while most alpine skiing events will take place in the resort of Cortina.
Other snow sports will be held in other venues in the Italian Alps, including Bormio and Livigno.
The 2026 Winter Olympics will take place from 6 to 22 February and the 2026 Winter Paralympics will be held from 6 to 15 March.