Keyword: Paris 2024
An agreement struck between Los Angeles and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) over 2028 has left the way open for Paris to be the host nation for the 2024 Games. While rival cities have pulled out of the race for budgetary reasons, officials behind the French bid insist they will keep to their budget of 6.6 billion euros. But as Antton Rouget reports, there are nonetheless real risks of an overspend, especially on security.
Manuel Valls said the money would be used to finance infrastucture and long-term construction which would be 'useful' to the population.
France has hosted Euro 2016 and 40 world and European championships in recent years, French president told IOC boss at the Elysée Palace.