Surfing: despite numerous pressures, Tahiti was ratified as the headquarters of Paris 2024
It was made official by the president of French Polynesia, Moetai Brotherson. The new aluminum control tower, a source of tension and the trigger for various protests, should be ready in May. Minister Oudéa-Castéra had anticipated that there was no other possibility.
U.S. President pushes IOC to allow Indigenous nation to participate in LA28 Summer Olympics
IOC announcement: Russian and Belarusian athletes can be in Paris 2024
The IOC defined that athletes from both countries will be able to compete in the Olympic Games as neutral and as individuals, and must meet strict conditions. So far there are 11 qualifiers. Russia and Ukraine, against the resolution.
The International Federations called for “a decision as soon as possible” on the participation of Russians and Belarusians in Paris
With eight months to go before the start of the Olympic Games, the IOC has not yet defined the situation of athletes from Russia and Belarus, who, if left alone, will be able to do so as neutrals and individually. The request was supported by the National Olympic Committees and the Athletes' Commission.
Forecasts for Paris 2024: The United States will win the medal table again and France expects its best performance in 120 years
According to a prediction based on a large amount of data and background, Team USA will once again lead the Summer Olympics for the fourth consecutive edition. China, despite a slight setback, will remain second. Italy and France go by historical records.