Olympic and Paralympic Week is here!
This week, sport, its values and its benefits will take centre stage in schools, educational establishments and universities across France, as part of Olympic and Paralympic Week, the third edition of which was launched today at Dora Maar Secondary School in Seine-Saint-Denis, in northern Paris. In total, more than 1,000 projects will be run over the course of the week.
A paralympic programme for the Paris 2024 Games to excite the world
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has revealed their selection of twenty-two sports for the Paris 2024 Paralympic Games
Paris 2024’s first Executive Board meeting of 2019 focuses on legacy and sustainability
Paris 2024 is the first Organising Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games to set up an endowment fund that will help consolidate the impact of the Paris 20214 legacy projects. In the wings of its Executive Board meeting, Paris 2024 also backed up its commitment to delivering a sustainable Games by signing the UNFCCC (United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change) Sport for Climate Action initiative.
COP24: Paris 2024 joins the UNFCCC Sports for Climate Action initiative
At the 24th Conference of the Parties (COP24) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), currently being held in Katowice (Poland), Paris 2024 yesterday announced its intention to join Sports for Climate Action, a UNFCCC initiative that is designed to encourage the sporting world to cut greenhouse gas emissions generated by the events it organises.
Third Olympic and Paralympic Week to be held on 4-9 February 2019 across the whole of France
In the lead-up to last weekend’s European Education Fair in the French capital, Paris 2024 announced that the third Olympic and Paralympic Week will take place on 4-9 February 2019.
Paris 2024 is set to introduce the “Land of the 2024 Games” certification, with the aim of involving the whole of France in the Olympic and Paralympic project
Six years before the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games, Tony Estanguet, chairman of Paris 2024, presented the local mobilisation and engagement strategy to the Association of French Mayors (AMF), and set out Paris 2024’s ambition to make the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games the “Games of France”.
The Paris 2024 Bid Committee closes its books with a €6.7m surplus
The Paris 2024 Public Interest Group (Bid Committee) was officially dissolved today, with a surplus of €6.7m, which has been earmarked for initiatives designed to encourage people to practice sport. Earlier in the day, the Paris 2024 Executive Board welcomed two new experts aboard: Michel Cymes and Eric Pliez.
Update - Paris 2024 presents an optimised Olympic Games venue concept
Paris 2024 reached a new milestone in its Games preparations yesterday when it presented an optimised sport and venue concept to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board, designed to enhance the Games experience for all participants, while strengthening the Games legacy for local communities and solidifying the budget for the Games.
Paris 2024 links up with “For a fit France” collective
“For a fit France”, a group of experts from the world of sport and health, is joining up with Paris 2024 to make the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games a catalyst for progress in the field.