ARTICLES RELATING TO OLYMPICS 2024

Paris welcomes first delegations preparing for 2024 Olympics

2019-07-02 17:09

With five years to go before the Olympic and Paralympic Games, the first foreign delegations began a two-day Paris visit to check out venues and possible base camps.

Paris aims to beat Olympic traffic with flying taxis

2019-06-23 07:29

Paris aims to give visitors to the 2024 Paris Olympics a flying start by offering airborne taxis to tournament sites straight from the airport.

IOC chief 'admires' breakdance moves

2019-03-28 13:52

International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach admits he's a fan of breakdancing's dizzy choreograph.

Breakdancing, skateboarding, climbing, surfing set for 2024 Olympics

2019-02-21 11:56

Breakdancing, skateboarding, climbing and surfing have been invited to join the 2024 Paris Olympics.

Italians officially abandon Rome bid

2016-10-11 17:59

Italian Olympic Committee president Giovanni Malago has put a definitive end to Rome's bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games.

Rome's Olympic bid buried

2016-09-30 11:48

Rome's bid to host the 2024 Olympics was definitively buried when the city council voted in favour of the mayor's request to withdraw support for it.

Paris submits 2024 Olympic bid

2015-09-12 13:19

Paris has submitted a bid to the IOC to host the 2024 Olympic Games, though there are a number of other possibilities.

Rome votes in favour of 2024 bid

2015-06-26 13:01

Rome's city council votes 38-6 in favour of the capital's bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics.

2024 Olympics: Budapest to enter race

2015-06-24 08:08

The Budapest city council has voted overwhelmingly to back a bid for the 2024 Olympics.

5-way battle for 2024 Olympics

2015-05-06 12:31

Five cities - Boston, Hamburg, Rome, Paris and Budapest - "are interested" in hosting the 2024 Olympic Games.

 

IOC gives breakdancing green light for Paris 2024

2019-06-25 19:43

The International Olympic Committee voted to approve the addition of breakdancing, skateboarding, sport climbing and surfing to the Paris 2024 Games.

Total pull sponsorship plug on 2024 Olympics over 'eco-Games'

2019-06-05 15:29

Energy giants Total has ruled out sponsoring the 2024 Olympics in Paris, France.

Paris 2024 rejects Olympic pleas by karate and squash

2019-03-08 22:00

The International Olympic Committee quashed the hopes of karate and squash which had kept lobbying for inclusion in the 2024 Games.

Breakdancing tipped for inclusion at Paris 2024 Olympics

2019-02-20 22:04

Breakdancing is one of four additional sports expected to be included at the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris

French PM pledges €1bn for Paris 2024 bid

2016-10-07 20:56

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls pledged €1 billion of support from the government for Paris' bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games.

In or out? Rome mayor to reveal 2024 Olympic bid decision

2016-09-21 15:19

Rome Mayor Virginia Raggi, who has long opposed the city's bid to host the 2024 Olympics, is finally ready to announce her decision.

Rome enters race to host 2024 Olympics

2015-09-11 12:38

Rome has formally submitted its bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics to the IOC on Friday.

Azerbaijan says 2024 bid possible

2015-06-24 08:09

Azerbaijan says 2024 Olympic bid possible after hosting European Games, but wants reforms.

Germany's Euro, Olympic double in doubt

2015-06-09 11:06

Michel Platini doubts that Germany could hold Euro 2024 and the Olympics in Hamburg in the same year.

Boston 2024 bid info public

2015-01-22 08:41

The organizers of Boston's Olympic bid unveiled their plans for the 2024 Summer Games including Baseball at Fenway Park.

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