Paris Olympic 2024

Taliban don't recognise women on Afghan Olympic team: sport official

Afghanistan's Taliban government does not recognise the three female athletes who will represent the country at the Paris Olympic Games this month, a spokesman for their sports department said.

Neeraj Chopra: Indian farmer's son who made Olympic history

The 26-year-old will defend his title in Paris, having made history in Tokyo three years ago with India's first Olympic track and field gold ever.

Djokovic to play at Paris Games

"Novak Djokovic and Dusan Lajovic have fulfilled the conditions according to ATP ranking and confirmed their participation at the Summer Olympic Games in Paris 2024", the Serbian committee said on their web-site.

Alcaraz, Nadal named in Spanish Olympic tennis team

World number two Alcaraz last weekend won his first Roland Garros title on the clay in Paris, where the Olympic tournament will take place from July 27 to August 4.

Argentina's Martinez ready 'to fight' Villa to play in Olympics

Clubs are not obliged to release players for the Olympic football tournament held in France between July 24-August 9 with the new Premier League campaign beginning on August 17.

Brazil great Marta to retire from international football

Brazil's all-time top scorer in both men's and women's football, Marta, will retire from internationals this year, the 38-year-old striker said ahead of the Paris Olympics.

Sports federations condemn Olympic prize money for athletics

An organisation of Olympic sports federations on Friday said the decision by World Athletics to award prize money to gold medallists in its events "undermines the values of Olympism".

LeBron, Curry, Durant head US Olympic 'Dream team'

LeBron James, Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant will spearhead a star-studded United States Olympic basketball squad chasing a fifth straight gold medal at this summer's Paris Games, officials announced Wednesday.

Paris Olympics flame to be lit in its Greek birthplace

For the first time since the Covid-19 pandemic imposed toned-down events for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and 2022 Beijing Winter Games, spectators will be able to attend the torch relay events.

July 8, 2024
July 8, 2024

Taliban don't recognise women on Afghan Olympic team: sport official

Afghanistan's Taliban government does not recognise the three female athletes who will represent the country at the Paris Olympic Games this month, a spokesman for their sports department said.

July 4, 2024
July 4, 2024

Neeraj Chopra: Indian farmer's son who made Olympic history

The 26-year-old will defend his title in Paris, having made history in Tokyo three years ago with India's first Olympic track and field gold ever.

June 18, 2024
June 18, 2024

Djokovic to play at Paris Games

"Novak Djokovic and Dusan Lajovic have fulfilled the conditions according to ATP ranking and confirmed their participation at the Summer Olympic Games in Paris 2024", the Serbian committee said on their web-site.

June 12, 2024
June 12, 2024

Alcaraz, Nadal named in Spanish Olympic tennis team

World number two Alcaraz last weekend won his first Roland Garros title on the clay in Paris, where the Olympic tournament will take place from July 27 to August 4.

June 6, 2024
June 6, 2024

Argentina's Martinez ready 'to fight' Villa to play in Olympics

Clubs are not obliged to release players for the Olympic football tournament held in France between July 24-August 9 with the new Premier League campaign beginning on August 17.

April 26, 2024
April 26, 2024

Brazil great Marta to retire from international football

Brazil's all-time top scorer in both men's and women's football, Marta, will retire from internationals this year, the 38-year-old striker said ahead of the Paris Olympics.

April 20, 2024
April 20, 2024

Sports federations condemn Olympic prize money for athletics

An organisation of Olympic sports federations on Friday said the decision by World Athletics to award prize money to gold medallists in its events "undermines the values of Olympism".

April 17, 2024
April 17, 2024

LeBron, Curry, Durant head US Olympic 'Dream team'

LeBron James, Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant will spearhead a star-studded United States Olympic basketball squad chasing a fifth straight gold medal at this summer's Paris Games, officials announced Wednesday.

April 15, 2024
April 15, 2024

Paris Olympics flame to be lit in its Greek birthplace

For the first time since the Covid-19 pandemic imposed toned-down events for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and 2022 Beijing Winter Games, spectators will be able to attend the torch relay events.

March 28, 2024
March 28, 2024

France asks for foreign help for Olympics security: officials

"Several foreign nations are going to reinforce us in certain critical areas, such as dog-handling capabilities where the needs are enormous," an official at the defence ministry told AFP on condition of anonymity.

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