Tag: Paris


Paris 2024 chief’s out-of-the-box ideas

Paris 2024 opening ceremony not in Stade de France

On the night of September 5th, during the Paralympic handover ceremony in Tokyo (Japan), Tony Estanguet could be seen bounding on to a stage in Paris (France) in a black polo shirt and stonewash jeans. Bustling with energy and wearing a big smile, like a radio DJ or Club 18-30 rep, he geed up a... » Read more


Paris 2024 launch website for athletes’ ease

Paris 2024 launches website with potential training sites

Paris 2024 (France) has launched a website which lists potential training camp venues for athletes competing at the Summer Olympics and Paralympics in three years’ time. ‘inside the games’ stated that more than 770 venues are listed, with athletes, National Olympic Committees and National... » Read more


France venue court roof sartorial statement

Roland Garros retractable roof on court Suzanne-Lenglen

Come 2024, and the Roland-Garros Stadium (France) will boast a retractable roof on the Suzanne-Lenglen Court. ‘Roland Garros’ stated that with Paris all set to hold the Olympic Games in 2024, the Roland Garros Stadium will be totally metamorphosed and will be high on the chic... » Read more


France national stadium as vaccine site

Stade de France

Come April, and the Stade de France in Paris (France) is set to open as a COVID-19 vaccination center. ‘Le Point’ stated that the 80,000-seat stadium, which serves as the home of France’s national football and rugby union teams, will facilitate the vaccinations of “several thousand... » Read more


Sustainability key mantra of Paris 2024 arena

Paris Arena Porte de la Chapelle

A consortium led by the construction engineering company Bouygues Bâtiment Île-de-France has been chosen by the City of Paris (France) for the design, construction and technical operation of the Porte de la Chapelle Arena, which will stage badminton, para taekwondo and para badminton at the Paris... » Read more


Toulouse misses Paris 2024 host cities’ bus

Paris 2024 soccer venues announced

Bordeaux, Lyon, Marseille, Nantes, Nice and Saint-Etienne will join France capital Paris for the 2024 Olympics as host cities for the men’s and women’s football tournaments at the Games. This information was given by the organizing committee for the 2024 Olympics in Paris. Toulouse (France) had... » Read more


French Open onlookers’ limit set at 11,500

French Open update September 2020

Taking into view the COVID-19 situation, attendance at this year’s French Open has been capped at 11,500 per day as more details centering the holding of the Grand Slam tennis tournament were announced recently. The French Open, also called Roland-Garros, is a major tennis tournament held over... » Read more


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