International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach, left, and Italian Olympic Committee President Giovanni Malago’, shakes hands for photographers at the end of a press conference in Rome, Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018. Bach has given his blessing for Milan and Cortina d’Ampezzo’s bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics to move forward without funding from the Italian government.
International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach, left, and Italian Olympic Committee President Giovanni Malago’, shakes hands for photographers at the end of a press conference in Rome, Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018. Bach has given his blessing for Milan and Cortina d’Ampezzo’s bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics to move forward without funding from the Italian government. Alessandra Tarantino AP Photo
International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach, left, and Italian Olympic Committee President Giovanni Malago’, shakes hands for photographers at the end of a press conference in Rome, Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018. Bach has given his blessing for Milan and Cortina d’Ampezzo’s bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics to move forward without funding from the Italian government. Alessandra Tarantino AP Photo

2026 Milan-Cortina bid moves forward without gov’t funding

November 08, 2018 09:27 AM