France's main trade unions and employer organisations have underlined their unity with Paris 2024 by signing a social charter today with organisers and the Games delivery body SOLIDEO.
Paris 2024 organisers heard the desired verdict here today from the chairman of the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) Coordination Commission, Pierre-Olivier Beckers-Vieujant, who concluded a two-day visit by expressing "a very high level of satisfaction" with preparations made so far - while stressing there was no need for undue haste.
Tony Parker, France's National Basketball Association (NBA) star, was named today as the Paris 2024 education ambassador.
Pierre-Olivier Beckers-Vieujant, chairman of the visiting International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission, spoke here today of his heartfelt sense of accord with Paris 2024 President Tony Estanguet as two days of what he described as "vigilance" got underway in the French capital.
Venue shifts the only cloud in Paris 2024 sky on bright first day for IOC Coordination Commission visit
Paris 2024 organisers today made a highly successful start to their two days of hosting the first visit of the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) Coordination Commission - but there were signals that delays in their confirmation of the venue plan could become a point of issue.
It was a fitting coincidence that last Thursday's (June 14) signing of the Paris 2024 protocol - the proposed financial blueprint for the Games - took place in the Hôtel de Ville's lavish Salle des Arcades under a classically painted ceiling depicting the theme of architecture.
Paris 2024 officials confirmed here today that they have dropped their plans to build a permanent 15,000-capacity aquatics centre next to the Stade de France, as they signed a a protocol for the Games budget guaranteeing to maintain the Government contribution at its agreed limit of €1.5 billion (£1.3 billion/$1.7 billion).
The venue for badminton is reportedly the latest to be changed by Paris 2024 as part of efforts to reduce costs for the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Paris 2024 President Tony Estanguet has presented the French capital's vision of the Olympic Games to International Judo Federation (IJF) counterpart Marius Vizer during a meeting in Budapest.
Extensive plans have been unveiled by Paris 2024 to celebrate Olympic Day on June 23 with a series of demonstration events and taster sessions across the city.
Paris 2024 have partnered with a range of organisations based in the capital city as part of an agreement to stage the "most socially responsible Olympic and Paralympic Games".
Paris 2024 chairman Tony Estanguet was among those to participate in a wide-ranging discussion on social development in French cities, hosted by the country's President Emmanuel Macron at the Élysée Palace today.
Former International Biathlon Union (IBU) President Anders Besseberg and Paris 2024 Organising Committee chairman Tony Estanguet are among the high-profile departures from the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Foundation Board.
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC), Paris 2024 and its partners have committed to a shared goal of ensuring the first-ever Summer Paralympic Games in France play their part in shaping a more inclusive society.
Local media reports have suggested that the Paris 2024 aquatics centre might be changed to a temporary venue as part of efforts to hold down costs.