July 18, 2024
2024 Paris Olympics

2024 Paris Olympics

  • Date: 26 July 2024
  • Venue: Paris, France

2024 Paris Olympics Overview

The Paris Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXXIII Olympiad, are scheduled to take place from July 26 to August 11, 2024. This marks the third time Paris has hosted the Summer Olympics, with previous games held in 1900 and 1924. The 2024 Olympics will feature a wide range of sports, including new additions such as surfing, skateboarding, sport climbing, and breaking (breakdancing). Paris aims to deliver a sustainable and environmentally friendly event, with a significant focus on reducing carbon emissions and promoting green practices.

Key venues for the Paris Olympics include iconic locations such as the Stade de France, which will host the opening and closing ceremonies as well as track and field events. Other notable venues include the Eiffel Tower Stadium for beach volleyball, Roland Garros for tennis and boxing, and the Seine River for marathon swimming and triathlon events. The use of these famous landmarks is intended to showcase the city's rich cultural heritage while providing a spectacular backdrop for the competitions.

Teams from around the world will compete in the Paris Olympics, with over 10,000 athletes expected to participate across various sports. The event will bring together athletes from over 200 National Olympic Committees (NOCs), each vying for medals and glory. The games will also feature a refugee team, highlighting the inclusive nature of the Olympics and the spirit of unity and peace. The Paris Olympics promise to be a celebration of athletic excellence, international cooperation, and the enduring power of sport to bring people together.

How to follow the 2024 Paris Olympics

KBC and DSTV will air the  Paris Olympics live

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