Tag: Paris 2024

Olympic Highlights 04/11/2019

Olympic Highlights 04/11/2019

IOC News IOC ACTIVITIES PRESIDENT The third edition of the International Forum for Sports Integrity (IFSI) took place at Olympic House in Lausanne on 28 October. During his opening speech, IOC President Thomas Bach said: “This gathering today reflects the very nature of the IFSI, which is cooperation and partnership. We are a community which shares a common

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Olympic Highlights 29/10/2019

Olympic Highlights 29/10/2019

IOC News IOC ACTIVITIES PRESIDENT IOC President Thomas Bach was in Warsaw, Poland, last week for the 48 th European Olympic Committees (EOC) General Assembly and the celebrations of the 100 th anniversary of the founding of the Polish Olympic Committee. He was welcomed by the NOC President, Andrzej Krasnicki. During the EOC General Assembly chaired by Janez

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Olympic Highlights 01/10/2019

Olympic Highlights 01/10/2019

IOC News IOC ACTIVITIES PRESIDENT Last week, IOC President Thomas Bach was in New York (USA) for the 74 th Session of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly. He then flew to Doha (Qatar) for the joint meeting between the IOC Executive Board and the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Council on the occasion of the World Athletics

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Olympic Highlights 23/09/2019

Olympic Highlights 23/09/2019

IOC News IOC ACTIVITIES PRESIDENT The IOC President, Thomas Bach, was in Beijing, where he attended the official unveiling ceremony for the mascot of the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022. The mascot is a cheerful panda called Bing Dwen Dwen. Speaking at the ceremony, the President said: “Everywhere you go, you can feel the excitement and the anticipation

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Paris planning flying taxis by 2024

Paris planning flying taxis by 2024

Aircraft manufacturer Airbus is working with French transport operator RATP Group to explore the feasibility of "vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) vehicles" to operate in the French capital, hoping to bring the air taxis to Paris in time for the 2024 Olympic Games. The feasibility study, launched in partnership with airport operator Groupe ADP, the Paris

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First participants in Paris 2024 Olympics mass-participation marathon seal places at Olympic Day run

First participants in Paris 2024 Olympics mass-participation marathon seal places at Olympic Day run

The first qualifiers for the Paris 2024 mass-participation marathon have been selected following a 2,024-metre race to mark Olympic Day. Paris 2024, as part of a promise to be the first-ever Olympic Games to be open to the public, are planning to hold a mass-participation marathon, offering members of the public the chance to run the same course on the same

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Paris 2024 launches “Terre de Jeux 2024” label

Paris 2024 launches “Terre de Jeux 2024” label

Paris 2024 Yesterday at the French Senate, Tony Estanguet, the President of the Paris 2024 Organising Committee, launched the Terre de Jeux 2024 label, aimed at local and regional authorities that want to be a part of the Olympic and Paralympic adventure and designed to introduce more sport into the everyday lives of the French population. Having outlined

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OLYMPIC HIGHLIGHTS 12/06/2019

OLYMPIC HIGHLIGHTS 12/06/2019

Olympic News IOC ACTIVITIES President IOC President Thomas Bach was in Paris on 7 June to visit the French National Olympic Committee (CNOSF) and the Organising Committee for the Olympic Games Paris 2024. At the CNOSF headquarters, President Bach was greeted by the CNOSF President Denis Masseglia before meeting the Presidents of the French Olympic Sport

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IOC President in Paris

IOC President in Paris

IOC News President Bach was in Paris on Friday to visit the French National Olympic and Sports Committee (CNOSF) and the Organising Committee for the Olympic Games Paris 2024. Arriving at the headquarters of the CNOSF, President Bach was greeted by CNOSF President Denis Masseglia. There, the IOC President met the Presidents of the Olympic Sports Federations

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Olympic Highlights 14/05/2019

Olympic Highlights 14/05/2019

IOC News IOC activities President From 4 to 11 May, IOC President Thomas Bach was on a trip through Oceania including attending SportAccord 2019. After a stop in Sydney (Australia), he travelled to Brisbane, then Gold Coast in Queensland, before going to Papua New Guinea, Palau and Guam. On 4 May, in Sydney, the IOC President addressed the Annual General

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Agency launches call for interest in research project aimed at contributing to French success at Paris 2024

The French National Research Agency (ANR) has called for the science and sport communities to register their interest in contributing to a programme designed to improve the performance of home athletes at the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Paris. The priority research programme (RPP) was launched by the French Government in April. It aims to create

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France Televisions to Sub-License Olympic Games for Beijing 2022 and Paris 2024 From Discovery

France Televisions to Sub-License Olympic Games for Beijing 2022 and Paris 2024 From Discovery

PyeongChang Winter Olympics France Télévisions has signed a deal with Discovery to sub-license exclusive free-to-air French broadcasting rights to the Olympic Games for Beijing 2022 and Paris 2024 from Eurosport, Discovery’s leading sports brand. Under the deal, France Télévisions will broadcast the 2022 and 2024 Olympic Games , as well as extended coverage,

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