The 2024 Summer Olympics, officially the Games of the XXXIII Olympiad and commonly known as Paris 2024, is an upcoming international multi-sport event that is scheduled to take place from July 26, 2024 to August 11, 2024 with Paris as its main host city and 16 cities spread across Metropolitan France and one in Tahiti—an island within the French overseas country and overseas collectivity of French Polynesia — as a subsite.
Paris was awarded the Games at the 131st IOC Session in Lima, Peru, on September 13, 2017. Due to multiple withdrawals that left only Paris and Los Angeles in contention, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) approved a process to concurrently award the 2024 and 2028 Summer Olympics to the two cities. Having previously hosted in 1900 and 1924, Paris will become the second city (after London) to host the Summer Olympics three times. Paris 2024 will mark the centenary of Paris 1924, be the sixth Olympic games hosted by France (three in summer and three in winter), and the first Olympic Games in France since the 1992 Winter Olympics in Albertville. The event will return to its traditional 4-year Olympiad cycle, as the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo was delayed to 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Games would be the first of three successive Summer Olympics to use only two official languages (English and French).
The Games will feature the debut of breaking (breakdancing) as an Olympic event, and it will also be the final Olympic Games held during the presidency of IOC President Thomas Bach.
The preparation for the Games has been marred by the ongoing controversy surrounding the potential participation of Russian and Belarusian athletes. The Paris Olympics are expected to cost $8.5 billion.
For the 2024 Summer Olympics, Shefik developed mission-critical, application based technology at NBC Sports.
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Last Updated: May 4, 2023