The 2026 edition will be announced on 23 June 2019 in Lausanne, Switzerland. Milan/Cortina d'Ampezzo and Stockholm have become candidate cities for the winter games. On 10 June 2018 Sion withdrew its bid after a failed referendum. Graz/Schladming withdrew its bid in July 2018 after lack of political support. On 17 September 2016, Sapporo withdrew its bid to focus on the 2030 edition. On 4 October 2018, Erzurum withdrawn its bid due to lack of transport, telecommunications and airports. on 19 November 2018 Calgary withdrawn its bid due to a failed referendum.