# 2024 Olympics

This year
'To be a force to be reckoned with' - Rhasidat Adeleke sets out her ambitions as a pro
Rhasidat Adeleke speaks to The 42 about her decision to turn pro, how she deals with expectation, and why she wants to be recognised as more than just an athlete.
Irish athletes to turn up their heating to prepare for Paris Olympics without air conditioning
The Games’ commitment to sustainability means there will be no air con in the athlete’s village.
Boxing likely to remain on schedule for 2024 Olympics but in serious peril for 2028
There are also concerns that lightweight rowing – in which Ireland have won medals in Rio and in Tokyo – will be removed from the 2028 Games.
'I’d rather people expect things from me than not believe in me at all'
Record-breaking Rhasidat Adeleke speaks to The42 about exceeding her own expectations and her ultimate ambition: next year’s Paris Olympics.
30 countries challenge IOC over 'neutral' Russian athletes
Russia and its ally Belarus have been sidelined from most Olympic sports since the war in Ukraine began.
Ukraine threaten Paris Olympics boycott if Russia take part
The International Olympic Committee have said ways to allow competitors from Russia and Belarus to take part should be “further explored”.
Last year
Corruption-tainted boxing federation excluded from 2024 Olympics
The recent re-election of IBA president, the Russian Umar Kremlev, has been called into question.
All time
Breakdancing to feature at 2024 Olympic Games
The one-on-one dance battle format appeared at the 2018 Youth Olympics.
Plans for 2024 Paris Olympics 'obsolete' says IOC member
Former French sports minister Guy Drut says the Olympics need to change to become more in touch with reality.
'The girl you were warned about': Paris 2024 logo earns ridicule
Unveiled on Monday, the design incorporates an art deco style.
Breakdancing proposed as new sport for 2024 Olympics
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) must now consider the proposal and come to a decision by December 2020.
The Paris Olympics will have beach volleyball under the Eiffel Tower
The International Olympic Committee this week named Paris and Los Angeles as hosts for the 2024 and 2028 Olympics.
LA hits back at Paris accusations of buying Facebook likes to aid Olympic bid
A report picked up by several media documented a sudden boost in fans on the LA 2024 Facebook page.
Rome's Olympic bid abandoned after newly-elected mayor refuses to support project
Budapest, Los Angeles and Paris are battling to stage the Games.
Rome's mayor has pulled the plug on 'irresponsible' 2024 Olympics bid
Virginia Raggi said she could not ask the people of Italy to shoulder the debts of hosting the Games.