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Paris 2024

Latest news and updates on the Paris Olympics.


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3d ago

A typically French disruption threatens a key part of the Olympics as medal-makers go on strike

“Production of the medals is not blocked,” said the French national mint.
Paris 2024 Olympic medals.
Paris 2024 Olympic medals.
7d ago

Olympic diver sees funny side of less-than-synchronized slip in front of France's great and good

Alexis Jandard said he was happy to have made people smile after taking a tumble during the event at the Paris Aquatics Centre, watched by French President Emmanuel Macron.
French Diver Olympics
French Diver Olympics
16d ago

Inside the massive operation to keep the Paris Olympics secure

NBC News got an exclusive invite last week to board a military police helicopter as it swooped over sites for the upcoming games.
French police patrol over the Seine river in Paris last week. The iconic waterway will feature prominently in the 2024 Olympic opening ceremony.
French police patrol over the Seine river in Paris last week. The iconic waterway will feature prominently in the 2024 Olympic opening ceremony.
18d ago

Paris waiters race through the streets to celebrate French capital's life and soul ahead of Olympics

The resurrection of the waitering race after a 13-year hiatus is part of Paris’ efforts to bask in the Olympic spotlight and put its best foot forward for its first Summer Games in 100 years
Around 200 participants gathered to compete in the 2km race around Paris' Marais district single-handedly carrying a tray bearing a coffee, a glass of water and a croissant. Founded in 1914, this is the first edition of the race after a 13-year hiatus. (Photo by Dimitar DILKOFF / AFP) (Photo by DIMITAR DILKOFF/AFP via Getty Images)
Around 200 participants gathered to compete in the 2km race around Paris' Marais district single-handedly carrying a tray bearing a coffee, a glass of water and a croissant. Founded in 1914, this is the first edition of the race after a 13-year hiatus. (Photo by Dimitar DILKOFF / AFP) (Photo by DIMITAR DILKOFF/AFP via Getty Images)
21d ago

NBC's Paris Olympics opening ceremony will play on IMAX screens

The Summer Olympics opening ceremony will be the first not held in a stadium. Instead, organizers will send Olympians down the River Seine.
The Olympic and Paralympic symbols are on display at Paris City Hall.
The Olympic and Paralympic symbols are on display at Paris City Hall.

IOC says it was tricked by Russian prank callers amid tension ahead of Paris Olympics

Russian athletes who pass vetting to compete in Paris also will not take part in the opening ceremony parade of boats on the River Seine, the IOC decided this week.
IOC says it was tricked by Russian prank callers amid tension ahead of Paris Olympics
IOC says it was tricked by Russian prank callers amid tension ahead of Paris Olympics
23d ago

Tennis phenom Coco Gauff strives for a medal and a second Grand Slam title while giving back to her community

“I want to pour into the communities that poured into me,” Gauff told NBC News. 
Coco Gauff
Coco Gauff

Russian and Belarusian athletes barred from participating in opening ceremonies of Paris Olympics

Entrants can compete as "Individual Neutral Athletes," but the Russian and Belarusian flags and national anthems will not be seen or heard.
Handout illustration
Handout illustration
28d ago

French officials investigate racist attacks on pop star Aya Nakamura

French far-right extremists have subjected the singer to intense racist vitriol since she was rumored to have been booked to perform at the opening ceremony of the Paris Olympics.
Aya Nakamura
Aya Nakamura

Olympic athletes could face a tough opponent: Brutal Paris heat

The Olympics are planned for the same stretch of days as a catastrophic 2003 heat wave. Continued global warming has only increased the odds of another.
france hot heat cool off sunbathe landmark
france hot heat cool off sunbathe landmark
38d ago

France scales back proposed crowd size for opening ceremonies of Paris Summer Olympics

The Interior Ministry originally proposed making the opening festivities accessible to as many as 600,000 spectators.
Visitors take photos the Olympic rings.
Visitors take photos the Olympic rings.