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Everything to Know About the Paris Olympic Games 2024

Paris has been the capital of culture and fashion, but this year it will be the hub of sports with the Paris Olympic Games 2024.

  • Publish date: Wednesday، 03 July 2024
Everything to Know About the Paris Olympic Games 2024

Paris has been the capital of culture and fashion, but this year it will be the hub of sports with the Paris Olympic Games 2024.

The Olympic Games will begin on Friday, Jul. 26 and run until Sunday, Aug. 11.

The tournament will include 329 events in 32 disciplines.

The Venues

Everything to Know About the Paris Olympic Games 2024

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The Olympics will be hosted at 35 venues across France:

  • Aquatics Centre
  • Bercy Arena
  • Champ de Mars Arena
  • Chateau de Versailles
  • Chateauroux Shooting Centre
  • Eiffel Tower Stadium
  • Elancourt Hill
  • Bordeaux Stadium
  • La Beaujoire Stadium (Nantes)
  • Geoffroy-Guichard Stadium (St Etienne)
  • Parc des Princes

  • Lyon Stadium

  • Marseille Stadium (Stade Velodrome)

  • Nice Stadium (Stade de Nice)

  • Grand Palais

Everything to Know About the Paris Olympic Games 2024

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  • Hotel de Ville

  • Invalides

  • Parc Urbain La Concorde
  • Le Bourget
  • Le Golf National
  • Marseille Marina

  • North Paris Arena

  • Paris La Defense Arena

  • Pierre Mauroy Stadium

  • Pont Alexandre III

  • Porte de la Chapelle Arena

  • Roland Garros

Everything to Know About the Paris Olympic Games 2024

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  • Saint-Quentin Velodrome

  • South Paris Arena

  • Stade de France

  • Tahiti

  • Trocadero

  • Vaires-sur-Marne Nautical Stadium

  • Yves-du-Manoir Stadium

Prize Money for Track and Field

Everything to Know About the Paris Olympic Games 2024

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The track and field will be the first sport to introduce prize money for the winners in the Olympics.

World Atheletics has announced that gold medalists will receive $50,000 in Paris. 

The organization has also set aside $2.4 million to pay gold medalists in men's, women's, and mixed events in track and field. 

Relay teams will split the winner's cheque.

Silver and bronze medalists will not receive rewards in this year's Olympics, but they will from the 2028 LA Olympics. 

Middle Eastern Atheletes in the Paris Olympic Games 2024

Everything to Know About the Paris Olympic Games 2024

Qatar's Mutaz Barshim will participate in the Olympics' high jump category, while Saudi Arabia's Donia Abu Taleb will partcipate in the taekwondo category of the tournament.

Jordan's Julayna Al Sadeq will also participate in the women's taekwondo event.

Egypt's Mayar Sherif and Tunisia's Moez Echargui will participate in the tennis events at Roland Garros. 

The UAE has qualified to participate in the equestrian showjumping and judo. Safiya Al Sayegh has become the first Emirati woman and second rider from the emirates to qualify for the Olympics. 

Where to Watch the Paris Olympic Games 2024?

Everything to Know About the Paris Olympic Games 2024

Sports fans in the MENA region can watch their favorite atheletes compete in the tournament on beIN Sports. 

Mark your calendars for the most exciting sports tournament of the year!

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