IOC inaugurates new headquarters as 2026 Games vote looms

Olympic House, the new headquarters of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), designed by 3XN+ IttenBrechbuehl, is pictured before its official opening in Lausanne, Switzerland, June 19, 2019. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) – The International Olympic Committee inaugurated its new headquarters in Lausanne on Sunday, the 125th anniversary of the organisation which is preparing to select the host city for the 2026 Winter Olympics. Built at a cost of about 130 million euros ($147.76 million), the modern glass and steel structure has a solar-panelled […]

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