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

IOC to Discuss Russians, Belarusians Joining Paris 2024 Opening Ceremony

As Paris organizers announced when the Opening Ceremony will start for the 2024 Olympic Summer Games, the International Olympic Committee revealed the status of Russian and Belarussian athletes participating in the July 26 event will be determined next month. “As of today, it is not the case, athletes with a Russian or Belarusian passport and […]

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The Olympic poster for the 2024 Summer Games in Paris.

Paris 2024 Unveils Posters for Olympic and Paralympic Games

Posters have been unveiled for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games in Paris, which can be combined into one image of Paris as a sports city. The unveiling was made Monday at the Musée d’Orsay, where visitors for the rest of the week can see them on display. The posters will be available for […]

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Record Number of Broadcasters to Cover Paris 2024 Paralympics

Media Rights Holders in more than 160 countries and territories have committed to broadcasting the 2024 Paralympic Summer Games in Paris, a record for the event with six months to go before the Opening Ceremony on August 28. Paris will make history as the first Paralympic Games to offer some live coverage from each of […]

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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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Paris 2024 Partners with Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton

Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton has become a premium partner of the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games and will share in key moments during the Games, which start in one year. LVMH will design the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic medals, made by Paris jeweler Chaumet. Moët Hennessy wines and spirits Maisons will provide their […]

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The Olympic rings are set up at Trocadero plaza that overlooks the Eiffel Tower. (AP Photo//Michel Euler, File)

Bach Continues Defending IOC Position on Russian Athletes Ahead of Paris Olympics

International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach continued to defend the organization’s position on eventually returning Russian and Belarusian athletes to competition, insisting “we have a mission to unite all the athletes of the world in a peaceful competition, we have the responsibility not to punish athletes for the acts of their government.” It is IOC […]

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San Antonio Spurs draft pick Victor Wembanyama handles the ball following an introductory news conference on June 24, 2023. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Victor Wembanyama, Kylian Mbappé Big Draws as Olympic Ticket Sales Resume

Fans hoping to watch major French stars Victor Wembanyama and Kylian Mbappé at the 2024 Olympic Summer Games will face heavy demand when more tickets go on sale Wednesday worldwide on a first-come, first-served basis for soccer, basketball, handball and sailing, which are all held at regional venues. Wembanyama, the NBA’s recent No. 1 draft […]

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The Olympic rings are set up at Trocadero plaza that overlooks the Eiffel Tower. (AP Photo//Michel Euler, File)

IOC, Paris 2024 Organizers Continue Countdown

The International Olympic Committee Coordination Commission and Paris 2024 organizers put on a united face Wednesday, declaring preparations for the Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games are on schedule with 415 days to go before the Opening Ceremony. “We’re working hard on a daily basis to deliver incredible Games,” Paris 2024 President Tony Estanguet said. “We […]

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6.8 Million Tickets Sold for Paris 2024; Opening Ceremony Plans Revealed

Organizers for the 2024 Olympic Summer Games in Paris announced 6.8 million tickets have been sold for the Games with 14 months before the Opening Ceremony — while France’s government, the organizing committee president for the Games and Paris’ mayor signed an 11-page security protocol Tuesday that for the first time publicly laid out some […]

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