Paris 2024; Video: In 2024 a new urban park will connect Place du Trocadéro with the Jardin du Champ-de-Mars

Paris 2024; Organisers propose 4 new sports

Climbing during the Olympics days, in Paris, France, on June 24, 2017 – Photo Stephane Kempinaire / KMSP / PARIS 2024


Proposed additional sports by Paris 2024

Events Athletes
Male Female Mixed Total Male Female Total
Breaking 1 1 0 2 16 16 32
Skateboarding Street 1 1 0 2 24 24 48
Park 1 1 0 2 24 24 48
Sport Climbing Speed 1 1 0 2 16 16 32
Combined bouldering and lead 1 1 0 2 20 20 40
Surfing Shortboard 1 1 0 2 24 24 48
Total 6 6 0 12 124 124 248



“Following its submission to the Olympic Programme Commission, Paris 2024’s pre-selection of the four new sports will be officially presented to the IOC Executive Board on 26-28 March 2019, and if supported by the IOC Executive Board will then be presented to the IOC Session in Lausanne this coming June. The IOC will make its final decision on the events programme and athletes’ quota for the Olympic Games Paris 2024 in December 2020, including final confirmation of the inclusion of the four sports, following the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.”



“Should the four sports be approved at this June’s IOC Session, Paris 2024 will then have a year and a half in which to work on its plans, with the aim of providing a detailed response during the course of 2021, following official confirmation of the Paris 2024 programme in December 2020.”


Source: Paris 2024

Paris 2024; Sports programme Paralympic Games

Photo: Martijn Giebels

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has confirmed the Paris 2024 sports programme;

  • Athletics
  • Archery
  • Badminton
  • Blind football
  • Boccia
  • Canoe
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian
  • Goalball
  • Judo
  • Powerlifting
  • Rowing
  • Shooting
  • Sitting volleyball
  • Swimming
  • Table tennis
  • Taekwondo
  • Triathlon
  • Wheelchair basketball
  • Wheelchair fencing
  • Wheelchair rugby
  • Wheelchair tennis.

Total: 22 Sports (same as Tokyo 2020)


Read more: IPC announces Paris 2024 sports programme (press release IPC)


Update: Video by the IPC

Paris 2024: Changes in Venue Concept (October 2018)

Last week, the IOC Executive Board approved an updated venue concept for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. An overview of all changes;


Olympic Aquatics Centre #1 & #2

Image: © The Organising Committee for the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games (Paris 2024)

Both venues are now situated next to the Stade de France in Saint-Denis.

Aquatics Centre #1 (temporary): 50m pool for swimming and water polo (finals). Capacity: 15000 seats.

Aquatics Centre #2 (permanent): 50m + 25m pool for diving, artistic swimming and water polo (preliminaries). Capacity: 5000 seats, 2500 in legacy mode.

Two temporary 50m warm-up pools.


Le Bourget Pavilion

Image: © The Organising Committee for the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games (Paris 2024)

2 pavilions reduced to 1 pavilion.

Badminton moved to Paris Arena II.

Volleyball moved to a new location at Le Bourget.


Paris Arena I

Judo moved to the Temporary Grand Palais.

All basketball sessions moved to Paris Arena I (previously basketball was also planned in the Paris Arena II and the Stade Pierre-de-Coubertin).


Paris Arena II

Location changed from Bercy to Porte de la Chapelle.

New and permanent arena for badminton. Capacity: 7500 seats.

Legacy use: basketball, handball and volleyball.

Wrestling moved to the Temporary Grand Palais, basketball to Paris Arena I.


Temporary Grand Palais

Image: © The Organising Committee for the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games (Paris 2024)

New addition to the Paris 2024 master plan. In the coming years the Grand Palais will be renovated. During the renovation, a temporary structure will be built on the Champ de Mars. It was decided to leave this temporary structure in place so that it can serve as a venue during the Olympic Games.

Venue for judo and wrestling.Capacity: 9000 seats.


Stade Pierre-de-Coubertin

Basketball moved to the Paris Arena I.

This venue is no longer part of the Olympic Games master plan.


Updated venue map


Updated list of venues

ZoneVenueOlympic GamesParalympic Games
Grand Paris ZoneStade de FranceCeremonies, Athletics, RugbyCeremonies, Para Athletics (Athletics, Marathon), Para Cycling (Road)
Grand Paris ZoneAquatics CentreAquatics (Artistic Swimming, Diving, Water Polo preliminaries)-
Grand Paris ZoneLa Courneuve Shooting RangeShootingShooting Para Sport
Grand Paris ZoneLe Bourget Sport Climbing VenueSport Climbing-
Grand Paris ZoneOlympic / Paralympic Village--
Grand Paris ZoneMedia Village--
Grand Paris ZoneMPC / IBC--
Paris Centre ZoneEiffel Tower StadiumBeach VolleyballFootball 5-a-side
Paris Centre ZonePont d'IénaAquatics (Marathon Swimming), Triathlon, Athletics (Marathon, Race walk), Cycling (Road)Para Triathlon
Paris Centre ZoneGrand PalaisFencing, TaekwondoWheelchair Fencing, Para Taekwondo
Paris Centre ZoneLa ConcordeBasketball (3x3), Breaking, Cycling (BMX Freestyle), Skateboarding (Park, Street)-
Paris Centre ZoneEsplanade des InvalidesArcheryPara Archery
Paris Centre ZoneChamp de Mars ArenaJudo, WrestlingPara Judo, Wheelchair Rugby
Paris Centre ZoneRoland-Garros StadiumTennis, BoxingWheelchair Tennis, Sitting Volleyball
Paris Centre ZoneLa Chapelle ArenaBadminton, Gymnastics (Rythmic)Para Badminton, Para Powerlifting
Paris Centre ZoneBercy ArenaBasketball finals, Gymnastics (Artistic, Trampoline)Wheelchair Basketball
Paris Centre ZoneSouth Paris Arena 1VolleyballBoccia
Paris Centre ZoneSouth Paris Arena 4Table TennisPara Table Tennis
Paris Centre ZoneSouth Paris Arena 6Basketball preliminaries, Weightlifting-
Paris Centre ZoneParc des PrincesFootball-
Paris Centre ZonePierre de Coubertin Stadium-Goalball
Paris Centre ZoneIOC Hotels--
Stand aloneLa Défense ArenaAquatics (Swimming, Water Polo finals)Para Swimming
Stand aloneStade Yves-du-ManoirHockey-
Stand aloneVaires-sur-Marne Nautical StadiumCanoe (Slalom, Sprint), RowingPara Canoe (Sprint), Para Rowing
Stand aloneChateau de VersaillesEquestrian (Jumping, Dressage, Eventing), Modern PenthatlonPara Equestrian (Dressage)
Stand aloneVelodrome National and BMX StadiumCycling (track), Modern Penthatlon (fencing), Cycling (BMX Racing)Para Cycling (Track)
Stand aloneElancourt HillCycling (Mountain Bike)-
Stand aloneGolf NationalGolf-
FranceStade Pierre-Mauroy (Lille)Handball-
FranceMarseilleSailing, Football-
OverseasTeahupo'o (Tahiti)Surfing-