“Their mission is to try and get the Italian public to discover and appreciate the women’s game,” Coach Bertolini stated.
Italy has just won the vote to host the 2026 Winter Games! During his announcement ceremony, President Thomas Bach revealed that the games will be held in Milan and Cortina d’Ampezzo. Italy was chosen over the only other candidate which was Sweden. The vote was 47-34 by the International Olympic Committee (IOC). The last Winter Games held in Italy were in Turn 20 years ago!
This announcement had the entire country of Italy screaming with exhilaration and enthusiasm. The announcement was broadcasted all over Italy on massive screens at the Piazza Angelo Di Bona and the Piazza Gae Aulenti! Before Italy had won the vote to host, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte delivered a very moving speech. He expressed how much Italy truly desired to win. Giuseppe Conte stated, “This is the dream of an entire country, and not only the government but also the regions.”
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