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  1. Paris 2024

    Grand Paris Express: Pécresse met en garde contre des «dépassements de budget» Head of Ile de France region Pecresse « discovers » the issue and provides a dire warning.
  2. A Milan bid would reawake bad memories in the Sion 2026 team...
  3. 2026/2030 bid procedure

    Thomas Bach seems ok with the idea
  4. Beijing 2022

    Anyone knows the exact location of the bobsleigh and luge track ?
  5. Paris 2024

    Nice article (in French, sorry) which explains that the transportation plan promised for the Games (also called Grand Paris Express) is unaffordable and that the French Government discussed internally the issue on August 2... Cost is 35 billion euros and not 22 billions as originally planned. And of course the construction has not even started. Les JO c’est gagné, mais le Grand Paris Express ça coince très fort
  6. Given the 2024/28 Games allocation this week, could the IOC open the bids for 2026/30 at the same time, so there are two winners among the bid cities once again ? like, a North American city and a European city ?
  7. Paris 2024 Ceremonies

    I think you have only partial memory of the ceremony (remembering the bungee cord dance and so on). The local element was present, both in terms of music and shows on stage. You had all the local dance groups from the whole area brought to the ceremony for instance. You had horn players, traditional clothes and so on. For me there was a correct balance between grounded, local stuff and universal things. Of course you had not the mustached, beret and baguette Frenchman.
  8. LA 2028 Ceremonies

    La la land might become a Broadway musical so if successful it could still be around by 2028
  9. Paris 2024 Ceremonies

    I do not know how it looked like on TV but as a spectator it was just one of the greatest shows I have seen.
  10. Paris 2024

    I don't want to talk to you no more, you empty-headed animal food trough wiper! I fart in your general direction! Your mother was a hamster and your father smelt of elderberries!
  11. At least we can expect there will be no referendum in Almaty and Erzurum. I think if any European bid (Alps or Scandinavia) survives the referendum, it is the winner. Medium term solution (2030 ?) would be to go for France, there is no referendum there either.
  12. Beijing 2022

    Populous To Design Beijing’s National Speed Skating Oval For 2022 Winter Olympic Games
  13. Doha

    Doha will host the 2019 IAAF championships and the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Now there is the possibility these are disasters. But if they aren't what do you think of the prospects for Doha for the next Olympics, 2032, 2036...
  14. Are the dates of the Games known ? 2024 bid was July 19 to August 4 so I would bet on July 21 to August 6 2028 but has it been confirmed somewhere ?
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