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Canada, Mexico and the United States To Launch Joint 2026 FIFA World Cup Bid


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A joint bid among Canada, Mexico and the United States has emerged to host the 2026 FIFA World Cup it was announced Monday from a press conference at the Freedom Tower in New York. The Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) is the official organization behind the bid, that if successful, […]

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7 hours ago, fbernardini90 said:

Does this mean Calgary will not bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics? Or will Canada go for the double bill? Maybe Canada should take the opportunity to build a national stadium in Toronto and try to get the 2032 or 2036 Summer Olympics.

1 will likely have nothing to do with the other.  I brought it up in another thread that Canada was able to host (in the same month, no less) the Women's World Cup and the Pan Am Games.  Toronto was left off as a WWC venue.  Since there's likely at most 2 or 3 cities in play for Canada with the World Cup in 2026, they can easily exclude Calgary and leave them to make a play for the Winter Olympics.

As for Toronto, what exactly would they use a national stadium for?  Seems like a waste for them to put that in motion before they make another push for an Olympics.  And with LA looking likely to get either 2024 or 2028, that likely would push Toronto off for awhile.

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