IOC rejects calls to support Calgary 2026 project with more cash

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has rejected calls for it to cover a funding shortfall for the CAD $5.23bn (USD $4bn) Calgary 2026 Winter Olympics project.

The city, which hosted the Games in 1988, has already received a provincial commitment of CAD $700 million for the project and expects a further maximum contribution of CAD $1.5 billion from federal coffers leaving a gap that the city must fill.

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