Tag: host city

Paris 2024 opening departure from tradition!

Paris 2024 half crowed for opening ceremony

The traditional opening parade of the Olympic sporting delegations for Paris 2024 is set to take place in boats on the River Seine in France on July 26th, the first time the ceremony has been held outside the main athletics stadium. ‘FRANCE 24’ stated that after months of speculation about the... » Read more

EPCR crown jewel events Host City bid launched

EPCRugby starts bidding process

The European Professional Club Rugby (EPCR) recently announced the launch of the Host City bidding processes for its 2025 and 2026 Finals weekends – weekend festivals which are widely regarded as the showpiece events for international club rugby. ‘EUROPEAN PROFESSIONAL CLUB RUGBY’ stated... » Read more

Tampere FIBA EuroBasket 2025 Host City

FIBA EuroBasket 2025 to be hosted in Tampere

Tampere has been officially named as the Host City of the Group Phase of FIBA EuroBasket 2025 in Finland. ‘FIBA’ stated that the state-of-the-art Tampere Deck Arena (now Nokia Arena) – which opened its doors in 2021 – will be one of the four venues for the Group Phase as Finland... » Read more

Egypt joins fray to host 2036 Summer Olympics

Egypt to apply to host 2036 Summer Olympics

Egypt will apply to host the Summer Olympic Games in 2036, the Egyptian Youth and Sports Minister Dr. Ashraf Sobhy stated recently, a bid that if successful would make it the first Arab or African nation to host the event. ‘Reuters’ stated that the Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi gave... » Read more

Paris 2024 Olympics cost skyrockets

High costs for Paris 2024 expected

The Paris 2024 Olympic Games are two years away, but concerns over rising costs and the event’s security are already mounting. ‘Bloomberg’ stated that the total price tag of the Games has already increased to about 8.3 billion euros ($8.5 billion) including facilities and organization, from... » Read more

Dubai Host City for Global Esports Games 2025

Dubai will host Global Esport Games

The Global Esports Federation (GEF) has confirmed Dubai as the Host City for the GEF’s flagship Global Esports Games 2025, while the GEF delegation, led by its head honcho, Paul J. Foster, was at the Season 2022 LIVE kick-off of the Global Esports Tour, staged at the Dubai World Trade Centre from... » Read more

UEFA Euro 2024 logo ode to football diversity

UEFA EURO 2024 logo unveiled

The brand identity for the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) Euro 2024 was unveiled on the evening of October 5th at the 74,475-capacity Olympiastadion in Berlin (Germany). The tournament will be held across 10 Cities in Germany in under three years’ time. ‘United by Football.... » Read more