On your marks, set…Paris! Paris 2024 Summer Olympics and Paralympics are coming and many news about this exceptional event are already popping up here and there. Since September 13, 2017 and the official announcement of the City of Lights being the hometown for the 2024 Summer Olympics, everyone in Paris and its suburbs are getting ready for the deep transformation to welcome the great Olympic Mass.
Less than 5 years before the due date, organizers wish to put forward Ile-de-France and the respect of the environment, the whole with a €6.2 billion budget, far from being exorbitant. Moreover, between the many work sites and the other Olympic sites in work and the activities held to promote the event, let’s sort it out and select the news you have to know to warm up as one should!
Paris Olympics 2024: the marathon open to all
Good news for amateur marathon runners… The Olympics Committee has announced that for Paris Olympics 2024, everyone can sign up and take part in the marathon. A unique experience and a golden opportunity for all sport and running enthusiasts.
Olympic Day 2019 at Paris Place de la Concorde
Olympic Day takes place this Sunday June 23, 2019 in Paris. For a day, the Place de la Concorde becomes a sport center to let 50,000 lucky people try their hands at many sports and meet great athletes such as Tony Parker and Yannick Agnel!
Paris Olympics 2024: breakdance, climbing, skate and surf as new invited sports
Paris Olympics 2024 invite breakdance, surf, climbing and skate as new sports. The International Olympic Committee hasn’t validated the selection yet.
Hiking in Paris for the 2024 Olympics!
Make the best of summer to go green and hike in Paris with ParispasApas, in support to Paris application to the Olympics 2024!
A garden to connect the Eiffel Tower to the Trocadero by 2024
Picture it, the Eiffel Tower connected to the Trocadero by a garden. How crazy! And yet, Mairie de Paris has decided to make the Pont d’Iena greener to create a magnificent 54-hectare garden that will cover 1km. The creation is planned for 2023, just before the 2024 Olympics!
Inauguration of Ile de France Olympic water sports stadium
For the Olympic Day and Sport Day, come and enjoy the inauguration of Ile de France Olympic water sports stadium. All weekend long, come and discover and practice different nautical sports for free!
RATP and Airbus to create drone taxis
A taxi flying above Paris? It’s the project the RATP (Autonomous Operator of Parisian Transports) seems to want to develop in partnership with Airbus, a project to provide an “urban air mobility service” in Île-de-France. The drone taxis are said to be launched for the Olympics 2024.
Diesel-powered cars forbidden in Paris from 2024 for the Olympics?
Only a few months after launching Crit’Air, the essential card to use your car in Paris, medias have announced that Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo wanted to make diesel-powered cars disappeared from the capital in 2024, in 5 years or so from now. If the announce has been shocking, you have to know this measure is… domestic. We tell you everything!
Paris launches its biodiversity 2018-2024 plan
The City of Paris has announced a Biodiversity 2018-2024 plan. This bold program aims at saving the fauna and flora in town and to green the city even more.
Paris future beltway: a major plan for the 2024 Olympics?
This Tuesday May 28, 2019, the City of Paris has announced a large reworking of the beltway. In the heart of the project, bus ways, reduced speed and a will to transform Paris prior to the 2024 Olympics!
Run Paris 2024 at the Place de la Concorde in Paris
Run Paris 2024 races are on the menu of the Olympic Day held on June 23, 2019 in Paris at the Place de la Concorde. Goal: taking part in Paris Olympics 2024 marathon as it’s open to everyone!
From 2 August 2024 to 18 August 2024