Paris 2024 is delighted with the IOC Executive Board’s decisions from 7 December 2020. In addition to the historic announcement of perfect parity between female and male athletes, for the first time in the history of the Games, the IOC unveiled the sports programme for the Paris 2024 Games, with eight new events, while confirming the inclusion of the four additional sports proposed by Paris 2024.
Following a six-month stakeholder engagement, a new venue masterplan for the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games was presented during the Paris 2024 Executive Board meeting on 25 November 2020.
During its meeting today in Lausanne, the IOC Executive Board confirmed that the programme for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games (sports / disciplines) will be known in December 2020, as initially planned.
With exactly four years to go until the Opening Ceremony, Channel 4 has today been awarded the UK television rights to the Paris 2024 Paralympic Games.
The joint decision by the Japanese government and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) is proportional to the severity of the health crisis we are facing. It mirrors the need to rank human health and efforts to stop this virus spreading above any other consideration.
The Paris 2024 Board of Directors met on 16 March to approve the Games’ climate strategy which, in line with the Paris Agreement, will considerably reduce CO2 emissions and willoffset in excess of its residual emissions linked to the event. As a result, Paris 2024 will become climate positive, a world’s first for a sports event.
Paris 2024 is delighted that the IOC Executive Board has approved the Teahupo’o site in Tahiti for surfing events and Place de la Concorde for urban sports. Two new iconic, spectacular and sustainable venues that will be the stage for events from the Paris 2024 Olympic Games’ additional sports.
Paris 2024 organised the 5th Olympic and Paralympic Week (OPW) aimed at promoting the benefits of physical activity and the Olympic and Paralympic values to the youth of the nation. 3,000 schools accross France took part in the programme and developed dedicated projects, raising awareness amongst the over 500,000 students and 200 athletes involved throughout the week.
The first group of 26 athlete-entrepreneurs championing social and environmental projects in France and Africa begin their training.
Remy Rioux, Chief Executive Officer of Agence Française de Développement, and Tony Estanguet, President of Paris 2024, announced the signing of a cooperation agreement between both organisations to initiate and support projects that combine sport and sustainable development, in France and around the world.
Today, Paris 2024 has taken another step towards achieving its plans for a spectacular event, with its Executive Board approving of two new iconic sites to be proposed to the IOC to host the additional sports.
The EDF Group becomes the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games’ Premium Partner, joining the national partnership programme for Paris 2024 for a period of five years.