Colorful Paralympics closing ceremony concludes Tokyo 2020 as Paris celebrates the handover

Afghanistan’s Zakia Khudadadi and Hossain Rasouli, who were able to escape from their country during the Games, carried their flag during the closing ceremony.

Paris 2024: We invite the world to watch the Paralympic handover celebration

Etienne Thobois, CEO of Paris 2024: “There is always this something extra that grabs you by the heart at the Paralympic Games. It’s thrilling and inspiring for every sports fan; and it stays in your soul.”

Paris celebrates the flag handover with a party at the Eiffel Tower

More than 5,000 spectators on hand as the French capital officially takes the Olympic mantle from Tokyo

Paris 2024 gets ready to take the baton from Tokyo 2020 on August 8th

ICYMI: Eiffel Tower Turning Gold; An Olympic First for NBC

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Eiffel Tower Turning Gold for Paris 2024

(ATR) A new paint job for the iconic landmark is expected to be completed by 2022.

SPORTEL Monaco Postponed - Conferences & Conventions

Also: Speakers revealed for Global Sports Week Paris and SIGA Youth Forum

Global Sports Week Hits New Heights - Conferences & Conventions

Also: SportAccord adds ArtAccord to 2021 edition; Sportel Monaco offers refunds for those who can't travel due to Covid-19.

PRESS RELEASE: IPC President Andrew Parsons greeted by French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe on first official visit to Paris

Prestigious International Show Jumping Event Returns to the Heart of Paris

Paris city-centre is once again the site of sporting celebration with the prestigious Longines Paris Eiffel Jumping equestrian event taking place on the Champ de Mars. 

Paris 2024 Wows IOC, Macron is Next to Impress

(ATR) The new president of France meets IOC 2024 inspectors... the "trump card" for the Paris bid? ATR's Mark Bisson reports.

IOC Tours Paris Olympic Bid Venues

(ATR) The IOC inspection team visited Paris 2024 venues under blazing sunshine and blue skies.

Paris 2024 Shares its Concept of Games of Passion and Purpose

International media gather at Musée de l'Homme near iconic Eiffel Tower to mark start of the international promotion stage. 

Budapest Aims to Prove it's Ready for Olympic Challenge -- 2024 Roundup

(ATR) Also: Paris 2024 involved in Eiffel Tower update; LA 2024 finalizes venue plan.

Paris 2024 Supports Mayor Anne Hidalgo's Plans for a Major Update of the Iconic Eiffel Tower

The Paris 2024 Games Bid Committee has announced its support to a newly-unveiled funding project to upgrade the Eiffel Tower. 

Paris 2024 outlines credentials to deliver a Games centred on sustainability as Paris Agreement comes into effect

UEFA EURO 2016 : Supporters will illuminate the Eiffel Tower

The City of Paris joins forces with Orange (French multinational telecommunications corporation) during UEFA EURO 2016 to set up the first interactive plan of the Eiffel Tower illuminations. Every night during the competition, supporters will adorn the Iron Lady with the colours of their country by publishing messages on the social networks.