Tag: 2024 Olympic Summer Games

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Paris Olympic Medals Revealed; Made With Pieces of Eiffel Tower

Medals that will be awarded at the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games in Paris were unveiled on Thursday with hexagon-shaped tokens forged out of scrap metal from the Eiffel Tower in every gold, silver and bronze medal to be draped over an athlete’s neck. “The absolute symbol of Paris and France is the Eiffel […]

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Aerial view of Paris with Eiffel tower and Seine river
Aerial view of Paris with Eiffel tower and Seine river

France Downsizes Paris 2024 Opening Ceremony Crowd

French Interior minister Gerald Darmanin told French TV Channel France 2 on Wednesday that some 300,000 spectators will be able to attend the July 26 Opening Ceremony for the Olympic Summer Games in Paris, about half the size of what was originally planned. The show on the River Seine will mark the first time that […]

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Trinity Ellis of Canada – Nations Cup
Trinity Ellis of Canada competes in the Nations Cup as part of the Eberspächer Luge World Cup in Lake Placid, New York, on December 7, 2023. Trinity finished in Second. Photo courtesy of Olympic Regional Development Authority

IOC Decision on 2026 Olympic Sliding Events Due End of January

The International Olympic Committee will reveal its plans for where the sliding events of the 2026 Olympic Winter Games will be held at the end of this month, the organization confirmed on Thursday. The IOC has insisted that an existing ice sliding venue outside Italy must be picked to avoid extra spending on construction. The […]

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OKC Riversport
The Riversport whitewater complex was the site for an off-site session at the TEAMS '22 Conference & Expo in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. (Photo by Jared Wickerham)

Oklahoma City to Host U.S. 2024 Canoe Slalom and Kayak Olympic Team Trials

Riversport OKC in Oklahoma City will host the 2024 U.S. Olympic Trials for kayak cross and canoe slalom from April 26-28, 2024. Riversport is a U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Training Site with a pumped artificial competition channel, which is now the standard for Olympic Slalom and Kayak Cross events. The non-profit organization has hosted numerous […]

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Boarding of the athletes – Paris 2024

Macron: Security Crisis Could Change 2024 Opening Ceremony Plans

As the calendar is about to turn and the countdown gets ever closer for the 2024 Olympic Summer Games, French President Emmanuel Macron said the giant Opening Ceremony extravaganza which Paris is planning to hold on the River Seine to launch the Games could be moved if France is hit in the run-up by extremist […]

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USA Gymnastics Core Hydration

Hartford to Host USA Gymnastics’ Core Hydration Classic

USA Gymnastics has chosen Hartford, Connecticut, as the host for the Core Hydration Classic, which will act as a pathway to the 2024 Olympic Summer Games in Paris for the country’s leading women’s gymnasts. The event will take place May 17–18, 2024, at the XL Center. The 2024 Core Hydration Classic will be the final […]

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2024 Beach Volleyball

Volleyball World Beach Pro Tour Announces 2024 Schedule

The Volleyball World Beach Pro Tour has announced its 2024 schedule for Elite16 and Challenge events as a blend of previous hosts and new venues is highlighted by three North American events. The 2024 season will be the third for the organization, which also hosts indoor events including a stop in Arlington, Texas, in the […]

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Table tennis

West Monroe to Host 2024 U.S. Table Tennis Olympic Trials

The 2024 U.S. Olympic Trials for table tennis and the U.S. Junior National Table Tennis Team Trials will be held March 19–31, 2024, at West Monroe Sports and Events in Louisiana. Discover Monroe, the city of West Monroe and West Monroe Sports and Events Center will host over 100 players aiming for spots on Team […]

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