Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo claims to be confident that a quick decision will be made to finalise the location for an 8,000 capacity "Arena-2" venue to be constructed for when the city hosts the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Paris 2024 today started the process to appoint an Organising Committee chief executive with Etienne Thobois, who held the role on the Olympic and Paralympic Bid Committee, confirmed as being among the candidates.
Paris 2024 has announced the dates for its 2018 Olympic and Paralympic week.
French Sports Minister Laura Flessel has claimed Paris 2024 recognise it is their "national duty" to ensure financial transparency in the Organising Committee after she presented the Olympic Law to the French Council of Ministers today.
The Olympic Law, which must be adopted by Paris 2024 under its Host City contract with the International Olympic Committee, is due to be presented to the French Council of Ministers on Wednesday (November 15).
Renaud Lavillenie plans to compete at the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris– but he is also considering taking a role in the Organising Committee due to be set up early next year.
World pole vault record holder Renaud Lavillenie, double Olympic fencing champion Brice Guyart, triple Paralympic champion Marie-Amélie Le Fur and Rio 2016 boxing silver medallist Sarah Ourahmoune will be among 40 high profile French athletes consulting with Paris 2024 at the French elite sports academy, INSEP, tomorrow over athlete involvement in delivering the Games.
Belgium's Pierre-Olivier Beckers-Vieujant has reportedly emerged as favourite to be named chair of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission for the 2024 and 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Eric Garcetti, the Mayor of Los Angeles, has underlined the Olympic city's determination to uphold its values on social integration and climate change even if they are in conflict with the policy of the US Government.
International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach has joined Mayors from around the world attending a major summit in Paris on climate change.
It looks like Paris 2024 is going to come under pressure to justify every centime of spending, with the future pay of its top officials succeeding the cost of last month’s trip to Lima as a subject of fascination in the French media.
A petition calling for the new Paris 2024 aquatics stadium to be named after Camille Muffat, the London Olympic 400 metres freestyle champion who tragically died in a helicopter accident less than three years later, has already gained over 10,000 signatures.
French Sports Ministry set for seven per cent budget cut only two weeks after Paris awarded 2024 Olympics
France’s Sports Ministry is set to suffer a seven per cent cut in its annual budget, according to figures included in the Government’s 2018 Finance Bill.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has been welcomed to Marseille by French President Emmanuel Macron and Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo, following the award of the 2024 Olympic Games last week.
Paris 2024 have held a celebration in front of their City Hall to mark the French capital being awarded the rights to the Olympic and Paralympic Games.