2026 Winter Olympics add eight events, cut Alpine skiing team event – NBC Sports

Eight events have been added to the program for the 2026 Winter Olympics in Milan and Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy.

Ski mountaineering, a new sport added to the 2026 program last year, will have a men’s sprint, women’s sprint, and a mixed-gender relay.

New events in existing sports include men’s and women’s dual moguls in freestyle skiing, breaking up the open luge doubles event (where only men have competed) into men’s doubles and women’s doubles, a mixed-gender skeleton team event, and a women’s large hill event in ski jumping to match the men’s individual ski jumping program.

The Alpine skiing team event, which debuted at the……Full Loaf Hot Link[read more]

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