WORLD Calgary 2026 Olympic bid in peril after public say 'No'

WORLD

Calgary 2026 Olympic bid in peril after public say 'No'

AFP

13:38, November 14, 2018

Calgary's bid to stage the 2026 Winter Olympics suffered a crushing blow on Tuesday as residents of the Canadian city voted overwhelmingly against hosting the games, early results showed.

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An unofficial tally of 304,774 ballots released by the City of Calgary showed 171,750 voting against staging the Games, with 132,832 in favour, a 56.4% to 43.6% victory for "No" campaigners.

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