Paris is the capital and largest city of France. It is located in the northern central part of the country and is known for its iconic landmarks, such as the Eiffel Tower, Notre-Dame Cathedral, the Louvre Museum, and many more. Paris is also famous for its rich cultural history, haute cuisine, fashion, and sophisticated lifestyle. It is one of the most visited cities in the world and a major global center for art, fashion, and tourism.
But the Olympic Games are what everybody is expecting. Starting Friday, Jul 26, 2024 and ending Sunday, Aug 11, 2024.
Thousands of athletes from around the world participate in a dozens of competitions.
The Olympic Games are held every four years, and have alternated between the Summer and Winter Olympics every two years during the four-year period.
The Games have expanded a great deal. Nearly every nation is represented; colonies and overseas territories are allowed to build their own teams. The result has created numerous challenges and problems, such as doping, bribery, boycotts and terrorism. The Games provide an opportunity for the host city and country as well as for the athletes to showcase themselves to the world.