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Paris 2024 Olympic bid chiefs pledge full transparency


Chiefs of the 2024 Paris olympic committee have pledged full transparency in planning the games.

The pledge comes against the backdrop of fresh waves of corruption allegations within the International Olympic Committee.

Paris is set to be formally confirmed as hosts of the 2024 Olympics during a vote to hold on Wednesday.

“I think that today, for the Olympic movement, for the Olympic family, transparency is a problem. And with this agreement between LA, Paris and the 2020 agenda, we are on the right track to give this trust between cities and the Olympic movement,” Paris Mayor, Anne Hidalgo said.

Paris bid officials emphasize that the French bid was mindful of public criticism that had forced several other bid cities out of running in the race for the 2024 games.

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