On 6 April 2022, on the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace, Paris 2024 and the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs are organising a 24-hour sporting relay which will pass through all continents and all time zones, involving the general public and figures from the world of sport, by engaging embassies and the overseas French departements, regions and territories (DROM-COM) bearing the ‘Terre de Jeux 2024’ label.
The International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) Executive Board today approved the competition schedule for each session of the Olympic Games Paris 2024. The schedule reflects Paris 2024’s ambition to stage a spectacular and popular Games.
Paris 2024 Organising Committee and FIBA today agreed to work together on identifying a new venue for the preliminary round of the men’s and women’s basketball competitions, which will no longer take place at the Arena Paris Sud.
On Monday 21 March 2022, the Paris 2024 Board of Directors approved the general framework for the Paris 2024 Ticketing Programme, which will now be submitted for validation to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), by summer 2022.
The Organising Committees of the Olympic and Paralympic Games Paris 2024 and Youth Olympic Games Dakar 2026 today signed a collaboration agreement in Saint-Denis, Paris, renewing both organisations’ commitment to the success of the next Youth Olympic Games in Dakar, following the event’s postponement from 2022 to 2026.
Paris 2024 combats sedentary lifestyles amongst youth with initiatives in France and in French overseas schools.
Paris 2024 has awarded France Télévisions the national broadcasting rights to the Paris 2024 Paralympic Games (28 August to 8 September 2024).
On Monday 13 December 2021, the Board of Directors of Paris 2024 approved the unprecedented location and concept for the Opening Ceremony of the Olympic Games Paris 2024: for the first time, the ceremony of a Summer edition will take place not in a stadium, but right in the heart of Paris, with a 6 km procession along the Seine in a flotilla of some 160 boats, between Pont d’Austerlitz and the Pont d’Iéna.
With fewer than 1000 days to go until the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games, Paris 2024 and the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs are offering the 2 million French people living abroad the opportunity to join in the wonder of the Games.
Paris 2024 President Tony Estanguet and Chairman and CEO of the Accor Group Sébastien Bazin announced a partnership between Paris 2024 and Accor at the Destination France Summit, which took place today in Paris and was attended by the French President Emmanuel Macron.
The Organising Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games Paris 2024 today revealed it will formally join the global “Race to Zero” campaign.
With 1,000 days to go until the Opening Ceremony of the Olympic Games Paris 2024, more than 3,600 runners, members of Club Paris 2024 and the Orange Running Team, took to the Champs Élysées to race against the best marathon runner in the world, Eliud Kipchoge.