An Olympic twinning cooperation agreement is due to be signed by Anne Hidalgo and Eric Garcetti, the respective Mayors of Paris and Los Angeles, during an anti-pollution summit in the French capital on Monday (October 23).
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.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach visited the University of St Gallen in Switzerland for a public panel discussion with Matthias Hüppi, the moderator and commentator at Swiss television channel SRF.
The International Canoe Federation (ICF), currently overseeing an innovative World Championship in Pau, will review the event with a view to proposing possible new disciplines for future Olympics.
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.
Exclusive: Estanguet claims Paris laboratory suspended by WADA will be back in operation within six months
Tony Estanguet, President of Paris 2024, has maintained that the Paris laboratory provisionally suspended by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) will be back up and running efficiently within six months.
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.
French President, Emmanuel Macron, praised the "spirit of unity" of the successful Paris bid for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games today at a welcoming ceremony at the Élysée Palace for the team returning victorious from the International Olympic Committee’s 131st Session in Lima.
The International Olympic Committee's (IOC) official rubber-stamp thudded very...officially...at its 131st Session in Lima yesterday evening to confirm that Paris will indeed host the 2024 Games and the 2028 Games will go to Los Angeles.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach hailed the historic decision to officially award the 2024 and 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games to Paris and Los Angeles as "extraordinary" after the tripartite agreement was ratified during the Session here today.
Paris was officially named host of the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games here today in front of an emotional City Mayor Anne Hidalgo.
By Duncan Mackay, Nick Butler, Liam Morgan and Michael Pavitt in Lima