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Parkour group urges IOC to reject their sport from consideration for 2024 Paris Olympics
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Parkour group urges IOC to reject their sport from consideration for 2024 Paris Olympics

The IOC executive board will meet on Monday and on the agenda is finalising the sports program for the Paris Games. Requests to add new medal events or modify existing ones are expected from governing bodies.

Judo a priority sport for India, will plan its roadmap to 2024 and 2028 Olympics, says Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju
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Judo a priority sport for India, will plan its roadmap to 2024 and 2028 Olympics, says Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju

Rijiju said the government is working hand-in-gloves with the national federation of the game in creating a strong talent pool keeping in mind the 2024 and 2028 Olympics.

Sports Ministry extends contracts of nine foreign coaches, including High Performance Director for Athletics
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Sports Ministry extends contracts of nine foreign coaches, including High Performance Director for Athletics

This decision was taken by the ministry with a focus on the 2024 and 2028 Olympics, and to ensure Olympic-bound athletes are able to train consistently with one coach and work on improving their performance.

Khelo India Games could lead to improved performances at 2024 and 2028 Olympics, says SAI director-general Sandip Pradhan
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Khelo India Games could lead to improved performances at 2024 and 2028 Olympics, says SAI director-general Sandip Pradhan

While the Khelo India Youth Games has unearthed many talented athletes, the ministry of sports has planned to host another tournament for athletes of a higher age group

2024 Summer Olympics host Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo troubled by new IOC sponsor Airbnb
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2024 Summer Olympics host Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo troubled by new IOC sponsor Airbnb

Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo, who has been at odds with Airbnb in recent years, set out her issues with the platform to IOC President Thomas Bach last week after news of the sponsorship leaked.

2024 Olympics: Paris aims to beat Olympic traffic with flying taxis from airport
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2024 Olympics: Paris aims to beat Olympic traffic with flying taxis from airport

2024 Olympics organisers are looking to fnd solution to the an hour long haul by train or bus into town from Charles de Gaulle airport to the north of Paris. They're considering the feasibility of self-flying urban taxi of the future.

2024 Summer Olympic Games: IOC board recommends adding breakdancing, four other sports to Paris 2024 program
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2024 Summer Olympic Games: IOC board recommends adding breakdancing, four other sports to Paris 2024 program

The International Olympic Committee's executive board on Wednesday recommended adding breakdancing, skateboarding, sport climbing, and surfing to the Paris program when the full membership meets in June.

French President Emmanuel Macron 'unhappy' that 2024 Olympics is failing poorest districts of Paris
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French President Emmanuel Macron 'unhappy' that 2024 Olympics is failing poorest districts of Paris

French President Emmanuel Macron says he is concerned that some of the poorest districts of Paris are failing to see the benefits from the 2024 Olympics.

Paris Olympics 2024 organisers warned by France government of exceeding budget by half a billion euros
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Paris Olympics 2024 organisers warned by France government of exceeding budget by half a billion euros

The cost of hosting the 2024 Olympics in Paris is at risk of running half a billion euros over budget and some sites may not be ready in time if plans are not revised, a French government report warned on Friday.

Paris awarded 2024 Olympics while Los Angeles named as hosts for 2028 Games
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Paris awarded 2024 Olympics while Los Angeles named as hosts for 2028 Games

The 2024 Games will mark the third time Paris has staged the Olympics, coming exactly 100 years after they last hosted the Games. Since then, France had made three unsuccessful bids for the Olympics.

Los Angeles 'would be stupid' to not host 2028 Olympics, says city's mayor
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Los Angeles 'would be stupid' to not host 2028 Olympics, says city's mayor

Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti says the US city "would be stupid" not to agree to stage the 2028 Olympics, leaving Paris poised to secure the 2024 Games.

Paris, Los Angeles to host Olympics in 2024 and 2028
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Paris, Los Angeles to host Olympics in 2024 and 2028

The International Olympic Committee agreed on Tuesday to award the 2024 and 2028 Games at the same time, effectively guaranteeing that Paris and Los Angeles will be the hosts.

IOC starts discussions on awarding hosting rights for 2024 and 2028 Olympics at once
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IOC starts discussions on awarding hosting rights for 2024 and 2028 Olympics at once

The plan fits the IOC's effort to make Olympic bidding less costly, with cities often spending tens of millions of dollars only to come up empty handed.

Leader of Los Angeles' Olympic bid hints they are ready to allow Paris host in 2024, settle for 2028 edition
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Leader of Los Angeles' Olympic bid hints they are ready to allow Paris host in 2024, settle for 2028 edition

The leader of the bid to bring the 2024 Olympics to Los Angeles says "LA 2024 has never been only about LA or 2024"

Paris is destined to host 2024 Olympics, says city mayor as competition with Los Angeles builds up
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Paris is destined to host 2024 Olympics, says city mayor as competition with Los Angeles builds up

Paris is destined to host the Olympics, city Mayor Anne Hidalgo insisted Tuesday as she presented the French capital's project for the 2024 Games to gathered sports federations in Aarhus, Denmark.

Abhinav Bindra says India should forget about 2020 Olympics and start working for 2024 Games
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Abhinav Bindra says India should forget about 2020 Olympics and start working for 2024 Games

Stressing on the need to put systems in place, India's lone Olympic gold medallist Abhinav Bindra on Friday said the country should forget about 2020 Games and instead start working for 2024 and beyond.

Olympics 2024: Los Angeles, Paris and Budapest enter 'final straight' in bidding process
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Olympics 2024: Los Angeles, Paris and Budapest enter 'final straight' in bidding process

Los Angeles, Paris and Budapest delivered their third and final dossiers to host the 2024 Olympics on Friday although a machete-attack in the French capital brought fresh security headaches

Donald Trump supports Los Angeles' 2024 Olympics bid, says mayor
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Donald Trump supports Los Angeles' 2024 Olympics bid, says mayor

US President-elect Donald Trump has offered his support to Los Angeles's bid to host the 2024 Olympics, the mayor's office has said.

Cricket could make its Olympic debut... if Rome hosts the 2024 Games
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Cricket could make its Olympic debut... if Rome hosts the 2024 Games

Cricket will be part of the 2024 Olympics if Rome wins the bid to host the mega event, Italian cricket board chief Simone Gambino has said.

Budapest a 'strong contender' to host 2024 Olympics, says IOC boss
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Budapest a 'strong contender' to host 2024 Olympics, says IOC boss

"The message is that countries like Hungary, cities like Budapest, can also have the opportunity to organise the Olympics.