Summer Olympics 2024

Summer Olympics 2024 - According to reports discussions are under way to allow breakdancing, surfing, climbing and skateboarding to be part of the 2024 Summer Olympics in Paris. Discussions are underway and the final decision is to be announced on February 21st. Surfing, climbing and skateboarding are already part of the 2020 Olympic Games program in Tokyo, but not breakdancing, a proposal made by the French Dance Federation. Breakdancing which is considered to be halfway between art and sport originated in difficult neighbourhoods, and now plans to meet the requirements of the International Olympic Committee in order to appeal to a younger audience.

 

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Evening Update Friday 20 September

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20/09/2019

Control operation carried out on ferry between Bastia and Marseille

The maritime prefecture of the Bouches-du-Rhone has announced that a sea control operation has taken place following the suspicion of a hostage taking... Control operation carried out on ferry between Bastia and Marseille Read More

20/09/2019

Old figure of Christ returned to York

An 800-year-old figure of Christ which adorned St Mary's Abbey in York is to be returned to the city after nearly two centuries. Made in the 13th cent... Old figure of Christ returned to York Read More

20/09/2019

SailGP taking place in Marseille

The SailGP is currently taking place in Marseille and continues over the weekend. The event was established in 2018 and headquartered in London and Sa... SailGP taking place in Marseille Read More

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French and Riviera News Friday 20th September 2019

An 18-year-old has been killed in a road accident in the Var. The accident happened shortly after midnight on Wednesday and the victim is believed to ... French and Riviera News Friday 20th September 2019 Read More

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