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As the world is waiting for the ultimate Olympic Games in Paris, sports fans are gearing up for an unforgettable event filled with incredible athletics, determination, and passion. Paris have hosted this event two times before in 190 and 1924, this will be the third time for Paris to host this event in 2024. The city’s rich history, iconic landmarks, and vibrant culture will provide a fantastic environment for athletes from across the globe to showcase their talents and compete at the highest level.

There will be a roster of sporting speakers from the former Olympic athletes and champions who will enlighten the event with their motivational speaking to the athletes. The sports betting markets are starting to gain more attention with the US and China expected to be battling it out for the top of the medal table.

These legendary athletes have made their names at the Olympic stage for quite some time during their time and now they take it to a very different stage, to inspire and motivate audiences with their stories of triumph, perseverance, and dedication. Here are just a few who include: Micheal Johnson, Nicola Adams, Jonathan Edwards and Dame Kelly Holmes.

Micheal Johnson became one of the best sprinters of all time with 4 gold medals in three separate Olympics games including a 200m and 400m double in Atlanta 1996. He is now a businessman and BBC athletics pundit, Michael also brings his unique character on determination and excellence to corporate audiences, where he shares the psychological and personal qualities needed to be a champion.

Nicola Adams OBE who has cemented her profile as one of the best female boxers. She is a trailblazer in women’s boxing, and the first female Olympic boxing champion, Nicola exemplifies courage and determination. Her ground-breaking achievements have shattered stereotypes and paved the way for future generations of athletes, proving that anything is possible with hard work and determination. Now a widely celebrated figure, she candidly discusses personal and professional challenges, the empowering role of sports in overcoming obstacles, and the intense focus required when facing an opponent one-on-one.

Jonathan Edwards CBE known for his incredible achievements in the triple jump, Jonathan knows first-hand the importance of perseverance and resilience in the face of adversity. His journey to Olympic gold at Sydney 2000, serves as a testament to the power of belief and dedication, inspiring others to chase their dreams relentlessly. In his presentations, Jonathan describes the pressures of competition and the battle to live up to his and others’ expectations in the most important sporting contests on earth.

After being born with a collapsed lung and asthma, Britain’s most successful female Olympian, Dame Laura Kenny’s impressive collection of Olympic gold medals, adds another dimension to our lineup. Her dominance at the velodrome and her unwavering commitment to excellence make her a compelling voice for aspiring athletes and sport fans alike. Now retired she is still a role model for women in and outside sports, and her story of perseverance and achievement resonates with audiences around the world.

Another one is Dame Kelly Holmes, who knows what it takes to achieve greatness against all odds when she captured the hearts of millions with her historic double gold medal triumph at the Athens Olympics in 2004, taking both the 800 and 1500m titles. Her journey through adversity to triumph on and off the track serves as a powerful reminder that with passion, perseverance, and resilience, anything is possible.

There are new sports and events that will be introduced in Paris, which include, breaking dance. It will make its debut in Paris and will feature the best group dancers in the world that will bring enthusiasm and excitement to the event. In addition, there will be skateboarding, surfing and sports climbing, which were launched in Tokyo 2020, will return, offering more excitement to the audiences.

The coming Olympics will embrace gender equality which has gained popularity in recent years. There will be mixed-gender events and they will be expanded to create a more inclusive environment.

However, there are no Olympic games without challenges. There are security concerns on the debut of the Olympic games in Paris as people are questioning whether if there is tight security that can cater for terrorists. Organizers of the event have urged the public that there will be tight security to prioritise the safety of athletes, officials and spectators. Their goal is to ensure that everyone must enjoy the event without fear as the environment will be safe.

In every Olympic event, there are issues of politics which include political rallies, racism, global human rights problems. The event organisers are assuring the spectators there will be no such things in Paris 2024. Anyone who will be caught on wrong side of human right abuse will be punished.

Also, on the issue of health, the organisers put in place all the necessary measures to ensure the safety and health of everyone who will attend the event. Paris 2024 promises to be exciting, with most countries geared up for the epic event. Paris 2024 also promises to be an unforgettable celebration of sport, and we can’t wait to witness the magic unfold on the world’s biggest stage. This event, like no other, brings the spirit of solidarity to the world that if the world comes together as one greatness will be achieved undoubtedly.