ICYMI: Tokyo 2020 Construction, U.S. Ticket Sale Opening, IOC Begins Plans For Winter 2026, And More.

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Milan, IOC Begin 2026 Journey

(ATR) Leaders of the Milan 2026 Winter Olympics host their first visit from an IOC team.

Stockholm Olympic Bid Scores Government Aid -- Top Story Replay

(ATR) The Swedish bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics wins key support. 

Stockholm Olympic Bid Scores Government Aid

(ATR) The Swedish bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics wins key support. 

IOC: Eight Month 2026 Candidature Phase Will Reduce Costs

(ATR) Also: IOC approves Refugee Team for Tokyo 2020; YOG providing glimpse at future Olympics.

BREAKING: Italian 2026 Bid Consists of Milan and Cortina

(ATR) Turin drops out of consideration for a 2026 Winter Olympics bid in Italy.

Sapporo Drops 2026 Winter Olympic Bid

(ATR) Sapporo is out of 2026 Olympic race, leaving four bidders in contest to secure the Games.

Sapporo Set to Pull Plug on 2026 Olympic Bid

(ATR) Japanese sports leaders expected to tell IOC president next week that Sapporo is withdrawing to focus on 2030 Olympics.

Italy All In For 2026 -- Top Story Replay

(ATR) Italian National Olympic Committee officially approves 2026 bid, with a decision on a bid city to come later.

Italy All In For 2026

(ATR) Italian National Olympic Committee officially approves 2026 bid, with a decision on a bid city to come later.

Italian 2026 Bids Make Deadline -- Top Story Replay

(ATR) Milan, Turin and Cortina d'Ampezzo hand in feasibility studies to CONI; Sapporo bid on hold.

Italian 2026 Bids Make Deadline

(ATR) Milan, Turin and Cortina d'Ampezzo hand in feasibility studies to CONI; Sapporo bid on hold.

Monday Memo: July Planning Dates

(ATR) World Cup climax, IOC meetings and the Central American Games highlight the month ahead.

#ICYMI -- Possible Graz 2026 Bid; Barcelona Approaching Winter Bid; Fans Want Cricket in Olympics

#ICMYI -- In Case You Missed It ... Sometimes the best stories don't get the attention we think they deserve. Here are our staff picks for articles this week they really want you to know about.

Graz 2026 Bid is 'Absolutely Feasible'

(ATR) The results of a study are ammunition in the effort to convince critics of the merits of an Olympic bid.

IOC VP Dispenses Advice to Graz Bid -- 2026 Roundup

Also: Thomas Bach says a third straight Winter Games in Asia is not a problem for the IOC.

Stockholm Lands Sliding Track -- 2026 Olympics Roundup

(ATR) Also: Calgary 2026 bid corporation is in business.

EOC Chief Talks Up European 2026 Olympic Bids

(ATR) Janez Kocijancic is hoping the five European cities who have expressed interest in 2026 Olympics will stay the course.

2026 Bidding Race To Gain Clarity By Summer

(ATR) Seven countries are interested in hosting the 2026 Olympics in a process the IOC says is a break from the past.

Austria and Italy Join 2026 Bidding Process

(ATR) Despite Innsbruck failure, Austria is trying again while Italy enters race for first time.

Georgia Says Goodbye to Olympic Venue -- Monday Memo

(ATR) Also: Calgary determines Olympic aspirations; ATR office closed for Thanksgiving on Thursday.

Calgary Faces Decision on 2026

(ATR) A potential bid by Calgary to host the 2026 Olympics could be dead by next week.

Learning from Innsbruck 2026 Failure

(ATR) The timing of the vote could be the reason for Sunday's failed referendum.

Bidding for 2026 Could Include the U.S.

(ATR) The possibility exists that the United States could host back-to-back Olympic Games starting in 2026.

Bid Process for 2026 Could be Hammered Out in Lima

(ATR) Sion 2026 bid is sending delegation to the IOC Session in Peru.

A New Way to Bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics

(ATR) Changes for the process to bid for the 2026 Olympic are meant to save money and time. Brian Pinelli reports from Lausanne.

Italy Confirms Bid for 2019 IOC Session

(ATR) Italy will propose Milan as the host city for the 2019 IOC Session.

IOC in Talks with Potential 2026 Olympic Bids

(ATR) IOC appears to have launched invitation phase for 2026 Olympics earlier than 2024 race, after meetings with Quebec City.

Quebec City Mayor to Meet Bach About 2026 Bid Possibility

(ATR) Quebec City is willing to talk about bidding for the Winter Olympic Games.

IOC Reforms Inspire Stockholm Tilt at 2026 Winter Olympics

(ATR) Swedish NOC chief Stefan Lindeberg tells ATR the Olympic committee is considering a 2026 bid.