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Paris 2024 Raises Idea of Opening Ceremony Through Capital Streets

The head of the 2024 Olympic Summer Games organizing committee in Paris has raised the idea of having the Opening Ceremony run through the streets of the French capital rather than inside the Stade de France. Tony Estanguet, the Paris 2024 organizing committee’s president, told The Guardian on Sunday the idea would fit the Games’ […]

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Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo helps raise the Olympic flag outside Town Hall on August 9, 2021 during an event to mark the arrival of the flag. Sunday's Closing Ceremony brought the 2020 Tokyo Olympics to a close and gave a spectacular glimpse of what's to come at the 2024 Paris Olympics. (AP Photo/Adrienne Surprenant)

Paris Celebrates Arrival of Olympic Flag

The Olympic flag arrived in Paris on Monday with the city’s mayor, Anne Hidalgo, showcasing it at city hall with a celebration event at Trocadero square, near the Eiffel Tower, welcoming home French medalists from the rescheduled 2020 Olympic Summer Games that concluded on Sunday in Tokyo. Hidalgo formally received the flag Sunday during the […]

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Cisco Announces Deals with NFL, Paris 2024

The technology company Cisco has announced partnership agreements with the National Football League and Paris 2024, the local organizing committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games, helping each with their networks and an expanded Olympics role in cybersecurity and videoconferencing. The deal with the NFL will make the networking and security company an official […]

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Paris 2024 Aims for Climate Positive Games

The organizers of the 2024 Olympic Summer Games in Paris have set a goal of becoming the first climate positive Games, pledging to prevent and reduce all greenhouse gas emissions linked to the event. The organizing committee’s Board of Directors has approved the strategy, which will seek to reduce CO2 emissions and offset any residual […]

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Breaking Among Sports Added to 2024 Olympic Summer Games in Paris

The sport of breaking is the eye-popping addition to the 2024 Olympic Summer Games in Paris along with skateboarding, sport climbing and surfing as the International Olympic Committee is working to make the Games more of an urban-based endeavor for athletes. Breaking and sport climbing first appeared as medal events at the 2018 Youth Olympic […]

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Cost Overruns for Tokyo Olympics Reportedly Run $3 Billion

The cost of delaying the Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games in Tokyo to 2021 will end up at approximately $3 billion, according to reports from that have not been confirmed by the Games’ organizers. National broadcaster NHK and news agency Kyodo reported the same figures and attributed it to unidentified sources close to the Games, […]

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IOC, Paris 2024 Adapting Strategy to Deliver Games

The International Olympic Committee and organizing committee for the Paris 2024 Olympic Summer Games have agreed to work on new alternatives to deliver opportunities and streamline operations toward the event’s organization. The IOC acknowledged the adjustments needed by the 2024 host given the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, which called for creative and sustainable optimizations […]

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IOC Executive Board Approves Tahiti for Surfing in 2024

Surfing at the Paris 2024 Olympic Summer Games has moved closer to being considerably off site. That’s because the International Olympic Committee’s Executive Board has given its endorsement for organizers to host the event at the Teahupo’o site in Tahiti—nearly 10,000 miles away from the French capital. In addition, the board approved plans for urban […]

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Paris 2024 Approves Sailing in Tahiti, Additional Site in Place de la Concorde

The Paris 2024 Executive Board has proposed two new sites for its future Olympic Summer Games to the International Olympic Committee, with surfing sent to Tahiti (nearly 10,000 miles from Paris) and a multi-purpose venue for sports to be located in the Place de la Concorde in the heart of the city and the shadow […]

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Paris 2024 Unveils New Emblem

Paris 2024 has unveiled a new emblem for its upcoming Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games that combines images of a gold medal, the Olympic flame and Marianne, the French feminine image that organizers say embodies the revolutionary spirit of the event. For the first time since individual Games have commissioned their own logos, the image […]

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