Paris' socialist Mayor Anne Hidalgo has won another term in office which will encompass the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
The next five host cities of the Olympic Games – Tokyo, Beijing, Dakar, Milan and Los Angeles – will be involved via live link during the second Global Sports Week event, the new format of which is due to take place from February 1 to 5 next year.
The coronavirus crisis and postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics have led to renewed debate in Paris, the city set to host the following edition of the Summer Games.
The Île-de-France region will provide investment of €300 million (£262 million/$323 million) to support the development of permanent and temporary cycleways with the aim of achieving two million daily journeys by bicycle in 2021.
The European Athletics Championships, due to take place in Paris in August, have been cancelled because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Paris 2024 President Tony Estanguet has conceded that the coronavirus crisis is likely to have an impact on preparations for the Games.
Ian Brossat, a Paris Deputy Mayor, has said that the Olympic and Paralympic Games must not lead to gentrification in the city.
The second round of voting to decide Paris' new Mayor will not go ahead this weekend as a result of a nationwide lockdown.
Incumbent Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo leads with 30 per cent of the vote after the first round of voting in the French capital.
Ukraine won the two gold medals at stake as the initial leg of the International Swimming Federation (FINA) 2020 Artistic Swimming World Series got underway in Paris.
French capital Paris is set to host the season-opener of the International Swimming Federation (FINA) Artistic Swimming World Series, with competition beginning tomorrow.
Olena Buryak of Ukraine will defend her title at the 2020 World Rowing Indoor Championships which start tomorrow in Paris.
Hosts France will be represented in two of the finals determined on day one of the season-opening Karate 1-Premier League event in Paris.