Both 2026 candidates likely would have dropped out of previous contests that had stricter rules and deadlines.
Milan Cortina 2026 will still have questions to answer, despite their victory as the IOC Evaluation Commission raised several issues with their plans, including a proposal to revamp the Eugenio Monti Sliding Centre in Cortina, closed since 2008, instead of using an existing venue elsewhere in Europe.
Italian Olympic 500m short track speed skating champion Arianna Fontana highlighted the climate advantages of the bid.
Both bids were praised by the International Olympic Committee for being "on average 20% lower" than the spending on the 2018 Olympmics in Peyongchang and the 2022 Olympics in Beijing. "Italia!" when the result was announced, giving the Alpine nation a second Winter Games in 20 years.
The 80,000 seat San Siro soccer stadium is scheduled to host the opening ceremony, while Verona, the setting of Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet and Two Gentlemen of Verona, will host the closing ceremony. It's the best option to avoid building a white elephant venue in Sweden.
During the traditionally slick and emotional pleas to be awarded the Games, Stockholm mayor Anna Konig Jerlmyr reminded voters of Sweden's most famous music act.
This is the 3rd time Cortina d'Ampezzo has been chosen to host the Olympic Games: the city was also selected in 1944 (cancelled because of World War 2) and later hosted the 1956 Olympic Games.
A ski lift at the Areskutan mountain is seen in Are, Sweden, April 23, 2019. Turin, host of the 2006 Winter Games, was originally included in a 3-city bid, but they withdrew from participation a year ago.
The vote, held during the 134th IOC Session being held at the SwissTech Convention Center in Lausanne, Switzerland, put the regional Italian project ahead of its only rival on the ballot, Sweden's Stockholm Åre, by a 47 to 34 count.
Rodriguez, who is undocumented herself, said "huge raid or not, families are already being separated every single day". South Florida is home to the country's second largest population of immigrants resettled from the southern border.
He dropped serve sloppily at 2-2 and faced four match points when he served at 3-5, but hung on grimly to test Lopez's nerve. Simon sealed victory in emphatic style to become the first French finalist here since Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in 2011.
Smollett's accomplices told police that they were paid to conduct the fake attack in order to garner sympathy for the actor. Police spokesperson Anthony Guglielmi released the content Monday afternoon, which included almost 70 hours of video.
Bayliss remarked that the team took Sri Lanka lightly and he also said that the pitch was not the easiest to bat upon. He smashed 46 in 25 balls against Sri Lanka and then produced an even more eye-catching knock against Bangladesh.
Computerworld reported that Google reportedly just killed off its plans to make two tablets to follow the Pixel Slate from 2018 . Slate will never going to provide the best Microsoft experience to its users who want a full-blown PC experience on a tablet .
While the prices Medicare pays are publicly available, private insurers' negotiated rates generally are not. It's confusing for patients, and experts say it's also one of the major factors that push up USA costs.
He made 39 appearances across all competitions for Palace last season and is now on England duty at the UEFA U-21 Euro in Italy. Manchester United finished in fifth place in the Premier League table last term to miss out on a spot in the Champions League.
Their wedding was held at her family's ancestral home Alnwick Castle, which doubles as Hogwarts in the Harry Potter films. Meghan showed her support for the Henry Van Straubenzee Memorial Fund by reading a poem as part of the event.
France's three group games drew an average of 10.1 million viewers, more than double the previous record for a women's game. The U.S. rolled through the group stage of the tournament, outscoring Thailand, Chile and Sweden 18-0 in three victories.
They threw lavish reception parties for their family and friends and fans got a sneak peak through their social media accounts. Their second wedding hasn't been kept too secret as Joe and Sophie have shared pictures from Paris.
For Red Sox, Fenway Park has been an unfriendly place this year
In the midst of dominating the Red Sox in his most recent start, Stroman, as he often does, flashed some emotion on the mound. In the eighth, Jackie Bradley Jr. tripled with one out against David Phelps and scored the tying run on Devers' hit to right.
What Are Iran's Options In The Standoff With The U.S.?
The United States has also blamed Iran for attacks earlier this month on two oil tankers at the entrance of the Gulf of Oman . The three European countries have sent envoys to Tehran recently, signalling they remain committed to diplomacy and dialogue.
Shakib Al Hasan leads Bangladesh to win over Afghanistan
The stand-out bowler for Afghanistan was spinner Mujeeb Ur-Rahman (3/39), troubling the batsmen with his variations. Shakib was involved from the fifth over of the match, going to the crease at the fall of Bangladesh's first wicket.
Nasa's Mars rover detects methane spike, hinting at life
Whether the source of the methane is biological or not, figuring out where it comes from will teach us something new about Mars. The findings were then confirmed by an ESA orbital spacecraft known as the Mars Express, which also detected a methane spike.