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2024 Summer Olympic Games, Paris, France: What You Need to Know

This summer the French capital will host the 33rd Olympic Games which are scheduled from 26 July to 11 August 2024, with the weightlifting competitions will be held from 7 to 11 August at the Paris Expo Porte de Versailles. 

The Paralympic Games will take place from 28 August until 8 September. The Games will finish on August 11 with a ceremony at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis.

Photo by olympics.com, Aurelien Meunier 2019

The Olympic Games themselves, as well as the Paralympics, will be held in the four corners of France, so the Games promise to be pretty spectacular.

It needs to be mentioned that these Games are going to be a milestone as they take place exactly 100 years after Paris hosted the Olympics in 1924. Additionally, Paris, like London, is the only city to host the Olympics three times: in 1900, 1924, and 2024, while London hosted the Games in 1908, 1948, and 2012.

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Olympic Games Weightlifting Schedule

Wednesday 07 August:

15:00 – Men’s 61 kg
19:30 – Women’s 49 kg

Thursday 08 August:

15:00 – Women’s 59 kg
19:30 – Men’s 73 kg

Friday 09 August:

15:00 – Men’s 89 kg
19:30 – Women’s 71 kg

Saturday 10 August:

11:30 – Men’s 102 kg
16:00 – Women’s 81 kg
20:30 – Men’s +102 kg

Sunday 11 August:

11:30 – Women’s +81 kg

Lasha Talakhadze at 2020 Summer Olympic Games

Competition calendar & ticket availability 

The Games are the world’s largest and long-awaited sports event. It’s estimated that around 10 million tickets will be on sale for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games, with around 3.4 million for the Paralympics.

All tickets will be sold via an official website. So, spectators will witness the greatest 2024 Games in an exceptional atmosphere, celebrating this authentic sports tournament worldwide.

The Paris 2024 Opening Ceremony will not be held in a stadium for the first time ever. Instead, it will be done on the Seine, between the Place de la Concorde and the Champs-Elysées.

There will be 32 sports played during the Paris 2024 Olympic Games and 329 medal events in total.

Numerous ticket package options for attending the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games will be available on the official website. That is the first time in the history of the Games overall that ticket sales will be online only and accessible worldwide.

Concerning the price rate, it starts at €24 for all Olympic sports, with the lowest price at €15 for all Paralympic sports.

Will there be any ticket limit for the 2024 Paris Olympics? The amount of tickets available depends on the sports event and venue. For high-demand disciplines, account holders are only allowed to buy four tickets per account. For less in-demand events, the limit is six tickets. In total, one account is allowed to buy 30 tickets maximum.

Where can you watch the Olympic Games?

You will be able to watch every moment of the Olympic Games Paris 2024 live, starting from the opening ceremony, thanks to the Official Olympic Media Rights Holders. Here are some of the key broadcasters available in different countries and continents that will cover the Olympics: CBC, Dentsu, IMC, NBC, SBS, Sky Network, Supersport, Warner Bros., etc.

Region Broadcaster
GlobalCMG
EuropeEurosport
Northern AmericaNBC TV Network (USA)
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) (Canada)
Latin AmericaAmérica Móvil, Claro Sports
CaribbeanSportsamax
Central and Southeast AsiaDentsu
Indian subcontinentViacom18
Middle East and North AfricabeIN Sports
Sub-Saharan AfricaSuperSport, Infront Sports & Media

Keep in mind that CMG is producing the Olympics international public broadcast that streams four events only: gymnastics, table tennis, badminton, and rock climbing. Eurosport is a paid channel which is included in some TV packages and as part of Discovery+.

Although, you have an option to watch the Olympic Games for free via free live broadcasting channels. Let’s see the list of entities with sublicensed rights to show the Olympics without any payment. The full list you can find here.

RegionBroadcaster
AustraliaNine Network
AustriaÖsterreichischer Rundfunk (ORF)
BrazilGloboplay, CazéTV
CanadaCanadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC), The Sports Network (TSN), Réseau des sports (RDS)
ChinaChina Central Television (CCTV)
EgyptbeIN Sports
FranceFrance Télévisions
GreeceHellenic Broadcasting Corporation (ERT)
IcelandRíkisútvarpið (RÚV)
South AfricaSABC Sport, SuperSport
United KingdomBritish Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Final word

With no hesitation, this summer Olympic Games is a must-see sports event everyone shouldn’t miss. Paris will be the center of attention for the biggest event ever organized in France, and around 60 days left till its full swing. So, don’t delay in arranging your plans if you’re going to visit Paris. Otherwise, check all the information on where and how you can watch the Games livestream.

Paris is the main host location for the Olympics, but it’s not the only city hosting this event. Bordeaux, Lille, Lyon, Nantes, Nice, Marseille, and some other cities will also host different competitions. So, make sure to check the event calendar to know when and where competitions will be held to plan your travel accordingly.

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Tanya Shaiko

Author: Tanya Shaiko
News Editor, Olympic Lifting Enthusiast

Oly Lifting Experience: 6 years
Best ResultsSnatch – 61 kg,
C&J – 78 kg

I’m Tanya, and I just can’t do without fitness. About six years ago, I got into Olympic weightlifting and instantly fell in love with it. Weightlifting is like no other sport – it’s just you versus the bar. Driven by my unwavering passion for an active lifestyle, I’ve been eager to share my personal journey and sports enthusiasm with others. As a journalist and photographer, my interests come full circle, adding an extra dimension to the news column that I curate. This way, I keep my readers updated with the latest happenings in the sports world.

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