The XXV Olympic Winter Games, also known as Milano-Cortina 2026, is an upcoming international multi-sport event scheduled to take place from February 6-22, 2026 in the Italian cities of Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo.
This Milano-Cortina 2026 Olympic Winter Games will be the fourth Olympic Games hosted in Italy, which previously hosted the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, the 1956 Winter Olympics in Cortina d'Ampezzo, and the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome.
Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo were selected as the host cities on June 24, 2019, at the 134th IOC Session in Lausanne, Switzerland.
Top athletes from around the world will participate in 16 Olympic disciplines at the Milano Cortina 2026 Games. Two weeks of pure competitive spirit in Alpine skiing, Ice hockey, Freestyle skiing, Speed and Short track skating, Cross-country skiing, Figure skating, Snowboarding, Bobsleigh, Skeleton, Luge, Ski jumping, Curling, Biathlon competitions, Nordic combined, and Ski mountaineering.
In Milan, they will compete at the PalaItalia Santa Giulia, the hockey stadium and the Mediolanum Forum. Cortina d'Ampezzo will host the competitions at the Olympia delle Tofane and the Olympic Ice Stadium. The mountains of Livigno and Bormio will take centre stage at the competitions in Valtellina. South Tyrol, along with Anterselva/Antholz, will be where the biathlon takes place. In Trentino, the heart of the Winter Games will be in Predazzo and Tesero in Fiemme Valley, and in the valley of Baselga di Piné.