Cortina d'Ampezzo


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Cortina d'Ampezzo

(kōrtē`nä dämpĕd`zō), town (1991 pop. 7,109), in Venetia, NE Italy, in the heart of the DolomitesDolomites
or Dolomite Alps,
Alpine group, N Italy, between the Isarco and Piave rivers, named for the dolomitic limestone of which it is composed. Famous for their strikingly bold outline (a stairstep effect created by erosion of alternate layers of soft and hard rock)
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. It is an international winter sports center with a large tourism industry. The 1956 winter Olympic games were held there.
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The Ambassador of Italy to Qatar HE Pasquale Salzano hailed the election Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo as host cities for the 2026 Winter games by the IOC on Monday.
Italy has twice previously hosted the Winter Olympics -- in 1956 in Cortina d'Ampezzo and 2006 in Turin.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland -- Riding a wave of widespread Italian enthusiasm to be an Olympic host, Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo won the vote Monday to stage the 2026 Winter Games.
Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo are promising an Italian Olympics packed with style and elan after winning the right to stage the 2026 Winter Games on Monday.
Salzano announced that Milano and Cortina d'Ampezzo, which he described as a gem of the Dolomites and one of the many Unesco World Heritage sites in Italy, are candidates to host together the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in 2026 with a very innovative proposal for highly sustainable games.
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Not as a class assignment, but as a plot device to get my commando team from Alsace-Lorraine to Cortina D'Ampezzo in a trio of World War II novels I dashed off during my high school years.
Canada's Calgary, Austria's Graz, Swedish capital Stockholm, Sion in Switzerland, Turkey's Erzurum, Japan's Sapporo and an Italian bid involving Cortina d'Ampezzo, Milan and Turin are all in the initial process.