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ICYMI: The 2024 Summer Olympics Are a Month Away

The 2024 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXXIII Olympiad (French: Jeux de la XXXIIIe Olympiade), is an international multi-sport event scheduled to take place from July 26 to August 11, 2024, in Paris, France.

Host City

Paris was elected as the host city on September 13, 2017, at the 131st IOC Session in Lima, Peru. Paris previously hosted the Summer Olympics in 1900 and 1924, making it the third city, after London and Athens, to have hosted the Summer Olympics three times.


The Olympic venues will be located in and around Paris, with some events also taking place in other cities in France. The main Olympic Stadium will be the Stade de France, which will host the opening and closing ceremonies, as well as the track and field events. Other notable venues include the Eiffel Tower, which will host the beach volleyball competition, and the Grand Palais, which will host the fencing and taekwondo competitions.


The 2024 Summer Olympics will feature 28 sports, with 329 events in total. This includes the return of breakdancing, which was added to the program for the first time. Other sports making their Olympic debut in 2024 include skateboarding, sport climbing, and surfing.

Participating Countries

Over 200 countries are expected to participate in the 2024 Summer Olympics. The number of participating countries has steadily increased over the years, reflecting the growing popularity of the Olympic Games.


Tickets for the 2024 Summer Olympics went on sale in 2023. Prices for tickets will vary depending on the sport, the event, and the seat location.


The 2024 Summer Olympics are expected to have a significant impact on Paris and France. The games are expected to attract millions of visitors and generate billions of dollars in revenue. The games are also expected to boost tourism, create jobs, and improve infrastructure in Paris and France.


The 2024 Summer Olympics are expected to leave a lasting legacy on Paris and France. The games are expected to help improve infrastructure, promote tourism, and create jobs. The games are also expected to inspire young people to get involved in sports and to promote the values of Olympism.