Paris 2024 President Tony Estanguet has outlined key areas where savings can be made in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, while defending the core "DNA" of a project labelled "obsolete" last month by former French Sports Minister Guy Drut.
Estanguet says "DNA" of Paris 2024 more vital than ever post-COVID-19 and can form new Olympic template
When Guy Drut, one of three French International Olympic Committee (IOC) members, announced last month that the original shape of the Paris 2024 Games was now, in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, "obsolete, outdated, out of touch with reality", it is fair to say that numerous eyebrows were raised within Olympic circles.
Paris 2024 President Tony Estanguet has said the coronavirus pandemic reinforces the need for a sustainable and socially responsible Olympic Games.
Paris 2024 President Tony Estanguet has conceded that the coronavirus crisis is likely to have an impact on preparations for the Games.
President of Paris 2024 Organising Committee says it is too early to decide whether to postpone Tokyo 2020
Paris 2024 President Tony Estanguet says he supports International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach's stance that it is too early to decide whether to postpone the Olympic Games, adding dealing with the coronavirus outbreak is the top priority at the moment.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission chairman Pierre-Olivier Beckers-Vieujant has claimed Paris 2024 has completed a "tremendous amount of work", after organisers provided a progress update this week.
French energy giant EDF has been unveiled as the second "Premium Partner" of the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Prime Minister Edouard Philippe launched the construction of the Paris 2024 Athletes' Village today, marking the start of building work at one of the two main projects for the Olympic and Paralympic Games in the French capital.