The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has announced that the IOC Session on Oct. 9 invited Calgary (Canada), Milan/Cortina d'Ampezzo (Italy) and Stockholm (Sweden) to become candidate cities for the Olympic Winter Games 2026. The IOC will appoint an Evaluation Commission, which will visit the cities in March and April 2019. The commission will then publish a report in June 2019, prior to the election of the host city at the 134th IOC Session, which will be held in Lausanne on June 23, 2019.