IOC president Bach discusses ‘challenges’ for 2026 Games


              FILE - The bobsled track in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy, is shown on Feb. 17, 2021. Costly construction delays, a leadership vacancy linked to a volatile political climate and a lack of sponsors amid a spreading financial crisis has prompted International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach to acknowledge the "challenges" facing organizers for the 2026 Winter Games in Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo. (AP Photo/Gabriele Facciotti, File)
            
              FILE - The bobsled track in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy, is shown on Feb. 17, 2021. Costly construction delays, a leadership vacancy linked to a volatile political climate and a lack of sponsors amid a spreading financial crisis has prompted International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach to acknowledge the "challenges" facing organizers for the 2026 Winter Games in Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo. (AP Photo/Gabriele Facciotti, File)
            
              FILE - Bobsleds are parked next to the track in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy, on Feb. 17, 2021. Costly construction delays, a leadership vacancy linked to a volatile political climate and a lack of sponsors amid a spreading financial crisis has prompted International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach to acknowledge the "challenges" facing organizers for the 2026 Winter Games in Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo. (AP Photo/Gabriele Facciotti, File)
            
              International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach speaks at the opening of the executive board meeting of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), at the Olympic House, in Lausanne, Switzerland, Thursday, September 8, 2022. (Laurent Gillieron/Keystone via AP)
IOC president Bach discusses ‘challenges’ for 2026 Games