Handover, Tokyo, Eiffel Tower, Paris

Handover, Tokyo

Olympics: Eiffel Tower turns flag-bearer for Paris 2024 ahead of Tokyo handover

Olympics: Eiffel Tower turns flag-bearer for Paris 2024 ahead of Tokyo handover

9/6/2021 12:41:00 AM

Olympics: Eiffel Tower turns flag-bearer for Paris 2024 ahead of Tokyo handover

A massive Paris 2024 flag was unfurled at the top of the Eiffel Tower on Tuesday as the French capital stepped up its preparations for the ...

BookmarkPARIS: A massive Paris 2024 flag was unfurled at the top of the Eiffel Tower on Tuesday as the French capital stepped up its preparations for the handover ceremony at the end of the Tokyo Olympics.The official handover of the Olympic flag will be one of the highlights of the Games' closing ceremony, which will take place at Tokyo's Olympic Stadium on Aug. 8.

Singapore eases border measures for travellers from Taiwan as COVID-19 situation improves Moderna says its COVID-19 shot 93% effective six months after second dose Rui En joins Instagram, gets 10,000 followers in under 3 hours

AdvertisementAdvertisementTo celebrate the Olympics back in France, Paris 2024 organisers will open an open space offering sports and festive activities at the Trocadero Gardens throughout the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.The large-scale test conducted on Tuesday on the Eiffel Tower offered an early taste of things to expect from the handover ceremony.

"Less than 50 days before the Opening Ceremony of the Tokyo 2020 Games, we are thinking of our Japanese counterparts and looking forward to the start of the Games, which we have all missed so much," Paris 2024 president Tony Estanguet said."Just like the Olympic and Paralympic athletes, Paris 2024 is also getting ready for Tokyo. headtopics.com

AdvertisementAdvertisement"Today was just a test, but we are sending an invitation to the French public and the whole world to join us on August 8th for the first Paris 2024 ceremony."The Tokyo 2020 Games, which were postponed by a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, are scheduled to begin Jul 23.

Read more: CNA »

Outpouring of support will spur me on, says Joseph Schooling after Olympics exit

TOKYO: Less than a day after his exit from the 2020 Olympic Games, Joseph Schooling sits on a foldable chair in the shadow of the hulking Tokyo ...

Olympics-Eiffel Tower turns flag-bearer for Paris 2024 ahead of Tokyo handoverA massive Paris 2024 flag was unfurled at the top of the Eiffel Tower on Tuesday as the French capital stepped up its preparations for the ...

Olympics-Eiffel Tower turns flag-bearer for Paris 2024 ahead of Tokyo handoverA massive Paris 2024 flag was unfurled at the top of the Eiffel Tower on Tuesday as the French capital stepped up its preparations for the ...

Athletics-World Athletics approves 35 more Russians to compete as neutralsREUTERS: World Athletics on Monday declared 35 Russian track and field athletes eligible to compete under a neutral flag ahead of the Tokyo ...

Athletics' World Athletics approves 35 more Russians to compete as neutralsREUTERS: World Athletics on Monday declared 35 Russian track and field athletes eligible to compete under a neutral flag ahead of the Tokyo ...

Badminton: Singapore’s Loh Kean Yew and Yeo Jia Min qualify for Tokyo OlympicsSINGAPORE: Local badminton players Loh Kean Yew, 23, and 22-year-old Yeo Jia Min have qualified for next month’s Olympic Games in Tokyo , the ... I'm sorry to be so harsh, The athletes who are going to the Tokyo Olympics are selfish devils who don't care what happens to others for their own benefit. The Japanese people hate them very much and the Japanese citizens are very annoyed by the Olympics. Do not come to Japan.

Olympics: IOC reallocates North Korea's qualification spots for Tokyo GamesNorth Korea's qualification places for next month's Tokyo Olympics were reallocated on Tuesday after it decided not to attend the Games, the ...