Keyword: 2024

Paris and LA sure of winning Olympic games bids

A break from tradition means that both Paris and Los Angeles, the two remaining contenders to host the 2024 games, were on Tuesday awarded hosting of the Olympic Games separately for 2024 and 2028, to be decided between them, after the IOC began reforming the process for applicants following withdrawn bids from other cities.

IOC closer to awarding Paris 2024 Olympics and LA those in 2028

Representatives of the competing Paris and Los Angeles bids for the 2024 Olympic games made their formal presentations before the International Olympic Committee in Lausanne on Tuesday, when it appeared likely that the final decision in September will be to separately award Paris with the 2024 event and Los Angeles for that which follows in 2028.

France ideal to host 2024 Olympics, says Hollande

French president insisted the tougher security measures imposed by France after recent terror attacks made Paris ideal venue for 2024 Games.

François Hollande flies to Rio to back Paris 2024 Olympic bid

Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo was already in Brazil and she and French president will canvas support for France's 2024 Olympic Games bid.

Paris becomes fourth city to join race for 2024 Olympic Games

Bid which was launched at headquarters of the French Olympic Committee will see French capital up against Rome, Boston and Hamburg.

French poll finds minority in favour of Paris Olympic Games bid

Staging the World's Fair was the preferred project over the likely Paris bid for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Paris mayor out of step with President Hollande over 2024 Olympics bid

Anne Hidalgo tells president to hold his horses after François Hollande backed the idea during prime-time live TV interview.