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France in delicate political balance as Games near

France in delicate political balance as Games near

Sunday’s elections leave an uncertain scenario just weeks before the opening ceremony in Paris, with lingering security concerns, union calls for strikes, social unrest and a surprising, late-game shift in the General Assembly, now leaning left yet still under threat from Marine Le Pen’s RN.










Milano Cortina 2026 launches ticketing programme

Milano Cortina 2026 launches ticketing programme

The Milano Cortina 2026 Organising Committee has announced the opening of its Official Ticket Office. Tickets for the Milano Cortina 2026 Olympic Winter Games will go on sale to the general public in February 2025, while tickets for the Paralympic Winter Games will be available from March 2025, exactly one year before the respective Opening Ceremonies. However, the process of acquiring tickets and experiencing the best of Olympic sport live has already begun.