Fast-Tracking the French Alps: Potential Host for the 2030 Winter OlympicsNovember 29, 2023
The IOC announced that the French Alps and Salt Lake City are likely to host the 2030 and 2034 Winter Olympics respectively. Southeast France made a joint bid to host the 2030 Games and was selected for exclusive negotiations. France beat out bids from Sweden and Switzerland. Salt Lake City was essentially running unopposed for the 2034 Olympics and the U.S. and France will combine to host four of the six Olympic Games between 2024 and 2034. The article also mentioned Sweden’s past bids to host the Winter Olympics, and the potential future challenges of hosting the Winter Olympics due to climate change.