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OLY Paris 2024 Opening Ceremony
Barges cruise on the Seine river near the Eiffel Tower during a rehearsal for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games opening ceremony, Monday in Paris. The river will host the Opening Ceremony on July 26. (AP Photo/Thomas Padilla)

Boats Cruise River Seine in a Opening Ceremony Rehearsal

Onlookers gathered along the River Siene as dozens of boats floated down the river on Monday in a rehearsal for the Paris Olympics’ unique Opening Ceremony next month. A total of 55 boats made the journey from Pont d’Austerlitz to Pont d’Iéna near the Eiffel Tower. On the day of the event, around 200 Olympic […]

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OLY Paris Olympic Rings
The Olympic rings are seen on the Eiffel Tower after organizers mounted the rings on Friday as the French capital marks 50 days until the start of the Summer Games. The 95-foot-long and 43-foot-high structure of five rings, made entirely of recycled French steel, will be displayed on the south side of the 135-year-old historic landmark in central Paris, overlooking the Seine River. (AP Photo/Aurelien Morissard)

50 Days until Paris Olympics 2024: Athletes, Storylines and More

The largest sporting event ever organized in France, the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games in Paris will be groundbreaking in more ways than one. With more than 10,000 athletes in 200 countries descending into Europe, one of the preeminent sporting events in the world will be organized in a time of sporting and international […]

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Boarding of the athletes – Paris 2024

Macron: Paris Olympics Opening Ceremony Could be Moved

The most highly anticipated Opening Ceremony in Olympic history has a backup plan to a more traditional setting, French President Emmanuel Macron said Monday. The ceremony is scheduled to be 84 boats on the Seine along a 3.7-mile route toward the Eiffel Tower to open the 2024 Olympic Summer Games. In January, the number of […]

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Paris Olympics Security Breach
The Olympic rings are seen in front of the Paris City Hall. (AP Photo/Aurelien Morissard, File)

France to Boost Olympic Security with Foreign Military, Police Support

France has asked 46 countries to help with providing an additional 2,000 security support staff to secure the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games in Paris with the country on heightened alert against potential attacks. According to The Associated Press, the French Interior Ministry said Friday that the request for foreign security assistance was made […]

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Universeine Saint-Denis Olympic Village

2024 Olympic Organizers Inaugurate Olympic Village, Announce More Ticket Sales

On a day where the Olympic Village was officially handed over to organizers for the 2024 Olympic Summer Games, a venue that Paris has touted as having a positive long-term impact on the city, French President Emmanuel Macron also drew attention to another long-term project when he promised to swim in the River Seine that […]

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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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