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2024 Summer Olympics

The 2024 Summer Olympics known as the Games of the XXXIII Olympiad, known as Paris 2024, is a forthcoming international multi-sport event, scheduled to take place from 26 July to 11 August 2024 in Paris, France. Having played host in 1900 and 1924, Paris will become the second city to host the Olympics thrice, after London. 2024 will mark the centenary of the Paris Games of 1924, see the sixth Olympic Games hosted by France. The bidding process for these Games began in 2015. Five cities submitted their candidature, but Hamburg and Budapest withdrew, leaving only Paris and Los Angeles in contention. A proposal to elect the 2024 and 2028 Olympic host cities concurrently was approved by an Extraordinary IOC Session on 11 July 2017 in Lausanne. On 31 July 2017, the IOC agreed a deal that would see Paris host the Games in 2024 and Los Angeles four years later; the formal announcement of this decision took place at the 131st IOC Session in Lima, Peru, on 13 September 2017. Paris, Budapest and Los Angeles were the five candidate cities.

However, the process was hit by withdrawals, with political uncertainty and cost cited as deterring bidding cities. Hamburg withdrew its bid on 29 November 2015 after holding a referendum. Rome withdrew on 21 September 2016 citing fiscal difficulties. On 22 February 2017, Budapest withdrew after a petition against the bid collected more signatures than necessary for a referendum. Following these withdrawals, the IOC Executive Board met in Lausanne, Switzerland to discuss the 2024 and 2028 bid processes on 9 June 2017; the International Olympic Committee formally proposed electing the 2024 and 2028 Olympic host cities at the same time in 2017, a proposal, approved by an Extraordinary IOC Session on 11 July 2017 in Lausanne. The IOC set up a process whereby the LA 2024 and Paris 2024 bid committees met with the IOC to discuss who would host the Games in 2024 and 2028, whether it was possible to select the host cities for both at the same time. Following the decision to award the two Games Paris was understood to be the preferred host for 2024.

On 31 July 2017, the IOC announced Los Angeles as the sole candidate for 2028, enabling Paris to be confirmed as host for 2024. Both decisions were ratified at the 131st IOC Session on 13 September 2017. Paris was elected as the host city on 13 September 2017 at the 131st IOC Session in Peru; the two French IOC members, Guy Drut and Tony Estanguet were ineligible to vote under the rules of the Olympic Charter. In 2007, the IOC established the concept of Olympics including 28 sports: 25 permanent'core' sports with three additional sports selected for each individual Games. On 8 September 2013, IOC added wrestling to the Olympic programme for the 2020 and 2024 Games, representing one of these additional sports. FILA changed freestyle and Greco-Roman wrestling weight classes for men and decreased to six categories in order to add more weights for women. However, in August 2016, the IOC added five sports to the 2020 Olympics, with plans separately to evaluate the existing 28 sports. During the 131st IOC Session in September 2017, the IOC approved the 28 sports of the Rio 2016 program for Paris 2024, while inviting the Paris Organising Committee to submit up to five additional sports for consideration.

In August 2017, the organising committee announced that it would hold talks with the IOC and professional esports organisations about the possibility of introducing competitive video gaming in 2024. However, in July 2018, the IOC confirmed. On 21 February 2019, the Paris Organising Committee announced they would propose breakdancing as a new sport, along with surfing, sport climbing, skateboarding, which will debut at the 2020 Summer Olympics. In June, breakdancing was approved. At the 134th IOC Session in Lausanne, Switzerland, IOC members approved all four sports for inclusion for 2024, subject to final approval by the IOC Executive Board in December 2020; the 2024 Summer Olympic programme is scheduled to feature 28 sports encompassing 319 events, though this is to change depending on IOC approval of additional sports in the programme. The number of events in each discipline is noted in parentheses. Most of the Olympic events will be held in and around Paris, including the suburbs of Saint-Denis, Le Bourget, Nanterre and Vaires-sur-Marne, just outside the city environs.

The sailing and surfing events will be held in the remote coastal resorts of Marseille and Teahupo'o respectively. Football will be hosted in various cities around France. Notes Stade Vélodrome, 67,394, Parc Olympique Lyonnais, 59,186, Stade Pierre-Mauroy, 50,157, Parc des Princes, 48,583, Paris Stade Matmut Atlantique, 42,115, Stade Geoffroy-Guichard, 41,965, Saint-Étienne, Stade de la Beaujoire, 35,322, Allianz Riviera, 35,624, Stadium Municipal, 33,150, Toulouse, On 9 December 2019, the World Anti-Doping Agency banned Russia from all international sport for four years, after it found that the Russian government had tampered with lab data that it provided to WADA in January 2019 as a condition of its reinstatement of the Russian Anti-Doping Agency; as at the 2018 Winter Olympics

Tacoma Narrows Airport

Tacoma Narrows Airport is a county-owned, public-use airport located 5 mi west of the central business district of Tacoma, a city in Pierce County, United States. It is situated south of Gig Harbor, one mile southwest of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge; the airport was owned by the city of Tacoma until 2008. It is included in the Federal Aviation Administration National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2019–2023, in which it is categorized as a local general aviation facility. There is no commercial airline at this airport, the closest airport with commercial airline service is Seattle–Tacoma International Airport, about 18 miles to the northeast. Tacoma Narrows Airport covers an area of 644 acres at an elevation of 295 feet above mean sea level, it has one runway designated 17/35 with an asphalt surface measuring 5,002 by 100 feet. For the 12-month period ending December 31, 2016, the airport had 53,276 aircraft operations, an average of 146 per day: 97% general aviation, 2% air taxi, 1% military.

In August 2019, there were 64 aircraft based at this airport: 4 multi-engine. FBOs: Narrows Aviation Air Center Pavco Flight Center Aircraft charter: Clay Lacy Aviation PerryCook Flight Services Tacoma Narrows Airport at Pierce County website Tacoma Narrows Airport at Washington State DOT website Aerial image as of June 1990 from USGS The National Map FAA Airport Diagram, effective February 27, 2020 FAA Terminal Procedures for TIW, effective February 27, 2020 Resources for this airport: FAA airport information for TIW AirNav airport information for KTIW ASN accident history for TIW FlightAware airport information and live flight tracker NOAA/NWS weather observations: current, past three days SkyVector aeronautical chart, Terminal Procedures

The Voice (Brazilian season 4)

The fourth season of The Voice Brasil premiered on October 1, 2015 on Rede Globo in the 10:30 p.m. slot following the 9 p.m. telenovela A Regra do Jogo. Three coaches return for their fourth season. Daniel was replaced by Michel Teló. Tiago Leifert, the host of the show returned. Actress Daniele Suzuki return to the show's social media correspondent. Color key Color key Aired: October 1, 2015 Group performance"Tudo Azul" – The Voice Brasil coaches Aired: October 8, 2015 Coach performance "Torpedo"Lulu Santos Aired: October 15, 2015 Coach performance "Sambo e Beijo" – Carlinhos Brown Aired: October 22, 2015 Coach performance "Falando Sério" – Claudia Leitte Aired: October 29, 2015 Coach performance "Tá Quente" – Michel Teló Color key Aired: November 5, 2015 Aired: November 11, 2015 The live shows is the final phase of the competition, it consists of the playoffs, two weekly shows and the season finale. Viewers in the Amazon time zone are cued to vote to save artists on the show's official website during the delayed broadcast.

Artist's info Result details Aired: November 18, 2015 Live ShowdownIn the Live Showdown round, 16 artists were given a "fast pass" by their coaches, while the remaining 16 competed for 8 spots in the Live Playoffs. Fast Passes Aired: November 26, 2015 Live Playoffs 1 Guest performance"Romaria" – Michel Teló & Daniel Aired: December 3, 2015 Live Playoffs 2 Guest performance"Dia Iluminado" – Carlinhos Brown & David Bisbal Aired: December 10, 2015 Round of 16 Aired: December 17, 2015 SemifinalsPerformances "Noite" - Lulu Santos & Silva & Don L. Daddy Yankee Aired: December 25, 2015 FinalNon-competition performances: All numbers are in points and provided by IBOPE. In 2015, each point represents 67.000 households in São Paulo. Official website on Globo.com The Voice on Twitter