2024 Paris Olympics

Australia's Sam Kerr ruled out of Paris Olympics

The Matildas captain, one of the biggest names in women's football, ruptured her anterior cruciate ligament in January and her father declared months ago that she would not be fit for Paris.

Russia, Belarus Olympic volunteers shown the door over 'security' fears

The French security services worry Moscow could be seeking to disrupt the Games.

No to English at the Paris Olympics, say French MPs

The march of English globally has long infuriated French governments.

Paris 2024 Games torch relay launched in Olympics birthplace

"The Olympic flame that we are lighting today symbolises this hope for a better future," said International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach.

Paris caters for Olympic romance with 220,000 free condoms

Organisers of the Paris Olympics are to distribute 220,000 condoms to athletes who want to get romantic during this year's Games in the City of Love.

Mbappe presence at Olympics 'very difficult': Deschamps

"It is very difficult from a psychological and physical viewpoint to take part in two competitions like that one after the other, in the summer, without having any holiday," Deschamps admitted on Thursday.

Paris 2024: a 'new era' of corruption-free Olympics?

Andy Spalding, an academic and author who studies corruption in sporting "mega-events" such as the Olympics or the football World Cup, believes French authorities are showing they are serious about delivering a clean Games.

Sad Pacquiao accepts his Olympic dream is over

A "saddened and disappointed" Manny Pacquiao conceded Monday his Olympic boxing dream was over after the ring great was denied a berth at this year's Paris games.

‘Vamos!’: Messi lauds victorious Argentina

Argentine superstar Lionel Messi congratulated the Argentina Under-23 team for their win 1-0 win over rivals Brazil to book a spot in this year's Paris Olympics.

May 21, 2024
May 21, 2024

Australia's Sam Kerr ruled out of Paris Olympics

The Matildas captain, one of the biggest names in women's football, ruptured her anterior cruciate ligament in January and her father declared months ago that she would not be fit for Paris.

May 3, 2024
May 3, 2024

Russia, Belarus Olympic volunteers shown the door over 'security' fears

The French security services worry Moscow could be seeking to disrupt the Games.

May 3, 2024
May 3, 2024

No to English at the Paris Olympics, say French MPs

The march of English globally has long infuriated French governments.

April 16, 2024
April 16, 2024

Paris 2024 Games torch relay launched in Olympics birthplace

"The Olympic flame that we are lighting today symbolises this hope for a better future," said International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach.

March 20, 2024
March 20, 2024

Paris caters for Olympic romance with 220,000 free condoms

Organisers of the Paris Olympics are to distribute 220,000 condoms to athletes who want to get romantic during this year's Games in the City of Love.

March 14, 2024
March 14, 2024

Mbappe presence at Olympics 'very difficult': Deschamps

"It is very difficult from a psychological and physical viewpoint to take part in two competitions like that one after the other, in the summer, without having any holiday," Deschamps admitted on Thursday.

February 21, 2024
February 21, 2024

Paris 2024: a 'new era' of corruption-free Olympics?

Andy Spalding, an academic and author who studies corruption in sporting "mega-events" such as the Olympics or the football World Cup, believes French authorities are showing they are serious about delivering a clean Games.

February 19, 2024
February 19, 2024

Sad Pacquiao accepts his Olympic dream is over

A "saddened and disappointed" Manny Pacquiao conceded Monday his Olympic boxing dream was over after the ring great was denied a berth at this year's Paris games.

February 12, 2024
February 12, 2024

‘Vamos!’: Messi lauds victorious Argentina

Argentine superstar Lionel Messi congratulated the Argentina Under-23 team for their win 1-0 win over rivals Brazil to book a spot in this year's Paris Olympics.

February 12, 2024
February 12, 2024

Argentina knock Olympic champions Brazil out of Paris Games

Champions in Rio 2016 and the Covid-delayed 2020 Tokyo Games, Brazil only needed a draw against their arch continental rivals on the final day of the South American pre-Olympic tournament in Venezuela.

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