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Paris Olympics 2024 logo mocked online for 'resembling a stereotypical Parisian woman'
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Paris Olympics 2024 logo mocked online for 'resembling a stereotypical Parisian woman'

The logo incorporates the lips and outline of Marianne, the personification of liberty and the French Republic since the revolution of 1789 — an addition that some mocked for adding an unnecessarily seductive character to the motif.

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.

Olympics 2024: IOC commission in Paris for three-day visit to evaluate city's bid
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Olympics 2024: IOC commission in Paris for three-day visit to evaluate city's bid

Switzerland's Patrick Baumann will lead the 11-strong IOC on a three-day visit having just spent as long in Los Angeles, the only other city competing to host the 2024 Olympics.

Olympics 2024: IOC heads to Los Angeles for three-day tour to evaluate city's bid
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Olympics 2024: IOC heads to Los Angeles for three-day tour to evaluate city's bid

With just four months to go until a 13 September vote in Lima that will decide the race, the IOC's Evaluation Commission will spend this week studying the fine detail of Los Angeles's bid before heading to rival Paris next week.

Olympics: Los Angeles insists it only wants to host 2024 Games amid deal speculation
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Olympics: Los Angeles insists it only wants to host 2024 Games amid deal speculation

IOC confirmed last week it could award both the 2024 and 2028 Olympics at the same time when the body meets for a crunch vote in Lima in September.

Olympics 2024: Budapest to drop out of bidding race; Paris, Los Angeles only contenders left
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Olympics 2024: Budapest to drop out of bidding race; Paris, Los Angeles only contenders left

Budapest on Wednesday became the latest city to drop out of the race to host the 2024 Olympic Games, after a petition garnered enough signatures to force a referendum on their bid.

Olympics: IOC could award host city rights for both 2024 and 2028 Games to Los Angeles, Paris
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Olympics: IOC could award host city rights for both 2024 and 2028 Games to Los Angeles, Paris

Olympic leader Thomas Bach does not like losers and that is why Paris and Los Angeles could this year both win the right to host the world's biggest and most complicated sporting event.

Olympics 2024: Budapest, Los Angeles and Paris begin battle to secure votes for hosting Games
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Olympics 2024: Budapest, Los Angeles and Paris begin battle to secure votes for hosting Games

Budapest, Los Angeles and Paris can from Friday get tough in their race to secure the 2024 Olympic Games as they hit the final lap to the September vote.

Olympics 2024: Los Angeles plans extravagant two-stadium opening ceremony to clinch bid
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Olympics 2024: Los Angeles plans extravagant two-stadium opening ceremony to clinch bid

A 2024 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles would feature a groundbreaking opening ceremony using not only the Memorial Coliseum but also a new state-of-the-art NFL stadium.

California governor assures $250 million aid if Los Angeles secures 2024 Olympic bid
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California governor assures $250 million aid if Los Angeles secures 2024 Olympic bid

California governor Jerry Brown on Thursday guaranteed the state would provide up to $250 million if Los Angeles is awarded the 2024 Olympics and the Games go over budget

Rome’s bid to host Olympics 2024 all but over after mayor refuses to back it
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Rome’s bid to host Olympics 2024 all but over after mayor refuses to back it

Rome's bid to host the 2024 summer Olympics was dealt a potentially fatal blow on Wednesday after the city mayor refused to give her formal backing.

 Paris mayor gives backing to 2024 Olympic Games bid
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Paris mayor gives backing to 2024 Olympic Games bid

The mayor of Paris on Monday gave her blessing to a bid for the 2024 Olympics and asked local city officials to get to work on shaping a detailed plan for the Games.

Hamburg officially named Germany's bid for 2024 Olympic Games
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Hamburg officially named Germany's bid for 2024 Olympic Games

Hamburg officially became Germany's bid for the 2024 summer Olympics after the country's Olympic committee (DOSB) members unanimously accepted the board's proposal on Saturday.