The 2024 Summer Olympics may seem like a long way off – after all, we still have to get through the upcoming 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing – but the Games have already made headlines since France was confirmed as the host nation in 2017. We took the liberty of rounding up everything that has been made available so far.
Where is the 2024 Summer Olympics?
Paris, the city of love and the capital of France, is hosting the 2024 Summer Olympics. The Games are held primarily in the official host city; however, some events will take place outside the city limits in nearby cities such as Versailles. Under the cover you can expect to see lots of landmarks deeply rooted in Parisian history such as the Seine river, the Grand Palais and the Eiffel Tower.
When will the Paris 2024 Olympics take place?
The Paris Games begin on Friday, July 26, 2024 and end on Sunday, August 11, 2024.
Has Paris ever hosted the Olympics before?
Yes! In fact, the 2024 Olympics will mark Paris’ third time hosting the Summer Games – an impressive milestone that only London has so far conquered. In addition, France returns as the host nation for the sixth time. France hosted the Summer Games in 1904 and 1924, both of which were held in Paris, and the Winter Games in 1924 (Chamonix), 1968 (Grenoble) and 1992 (Albertville). Suffice it to say that France knows something or two about hosting the Olympics.
Will there be new sports at the Paris Olympics in 2024?
In addition to the usual summer sports such as gymnastics and swimming, breakdancing has been added to the Olympic lineup for the 2024 Summer Olympics. Like skateboarding and surfing, which makes its Olympic debut in Tokyo, breakdancing expands the definition of Olympic sports and has become one of The most talked about events in recent memory. Fans will also be happy to see Paris include the newer sports such as sport climbing, karate and yes, skateboarding and surfing also in the 2024 games.
How can I get tickets for the Paris 2024 Olympics?
A ticket provider has not yet been announced by the IOC or the Paris Organizing Committee for the 2024 Summer Olympics – be sure to check out the official Paris 2024 Olympics often so you do not miss a chance to catch your favorite athletes in action!
How can I watch the Olympics in Paris 2024?
As usual, the 2024 Paris Games will be available for viewing on NBC and its affiliate platforms for those located in the United States. This is part of the exclusive contract that the IOC awarded to NBC in 2014, which states that the network has exclusive television rights to both the Summer and Winter Olympics through 2032.