Olympic Games, the jewel in the crown of a 2024 full of promises

The Olympic Games in Paris, the Copa América in the United States and the European Championship are the most glamorous events that 2024 has in store for us.

With an estimated cost of $5 billion, the Games will be held in Paris, with all its brilliance, after Tokyo 2020 had enormous limitations and the largest universal sporting event had to be postponed until 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Olympic Games will be held from July 26 to August 11 with the participation of more than 10,000 athletes from 200 nations competing in 32 sports. The Paralympics will be from August 28 to September 8.

Around 45,000 volunteers help in the organization.

In total, 10 million tickets were put on sale on the official tickets.paris2024org platform. Of those, 2 million went to companies that sell hospitality tickets.

Ticket sales opened in December 2022. In 2024, remaining tickets will be sold to the first person to request them.

The first 3.25 million tickets were sold in three weeks, in 158 countries. More than a million tickets from different disciplines cost $28 each.

For the Paralympics, 3 million tickets went on sale.

The Copa América in the USA

From July 14 to July 13, the 48th edition of the Copa América will be held and the second to be held in the United States.

16 teams will participate, 10 from South America and six from CONCACAF. They will play 32 games in 14 stadiums in 10 states. Three teams that have won 10 world crowns will come into action.

It is estimated that the income from the tournament will be multimillion-dollar and the organizers claim that 70,000 jobs will be created.

The grand final will be played at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami and many expect Lionel Messi to defend his crown with Argentina there.

Strong start in South Florida

The year will start at full steam with a decisive clash between the Dolphins and the Buffalo Bills, at Hard Rock Stadium on the first weekend of 2024. That clash could be key to the Miami team’s future in the playoffs.

The teams of Guatemala and Honduras will face Iceland on January 13 and 17 in Fort Lauderdale. And on the 14th, Nacional de Medellín and Universitario will collide on the same stage, in a duel of champions from Colombia and Peru.

The Caribbean Series will be played from February 1 to 9 at the Marlins park.

From January 13 to February 11, in Ivory Coast, the African Cup of Nations will be held and from the 14th to the 28th the Australian Tennis Open will be held.

That January 28, the Miami Marathon will be run, one of the city’s emblematic events.

On February 11, the Super Bowl will be played in Las Vegas.

In mid-February, in Jupiter, the Marlins will begin their spring training.

Messi and Inter Miami will face Newell’s Old Boys, from Rosario – the club where the best soccer player in the world was born – on February 15 in Fort Lauderdale.

The rosanegros will debut in the Conca Champ Cup on March 13 in the first leg against the winner of the clash between Nashville SC and Moca FC, from Dominica.

The Miami Open tennis will be held at Hard Rock Stadium from March 17 to 31.


On April 14, at the Kaseya Center in Miami, the Heat will host the Toronto Raptors at the close of the NBA regular season.

On the other hand, on May 4, the Kentucky Derby will take place, one of the most traditional horse races in the world.

The next day the third edition of the Miami Grand Prix will be held on the Hard Rock Stadium road course.

From May 20 to June 9, the French Tennis Open will be held and on May 26, FIFA will decide whether to hand over the 2027 Women’s Senior World Cup to the United States and Mexico.

Also on May 26, the Indianapolis 500 will be run.

hot summer

On June 1, the final of the European Champions League will be played at Wembley Stadium in London.

Meanwhile, the Euro Cup will begin on June 14, which will end on July 14.

On June 15 and 16, the 24 Hours of Le Mans will be held and also in June will be the NBA and NHL hockey finals and the start of the cycling Tour de France.

On the other hand, the Wimbledon tennis tournament will be played from July 1 to 14 and the US Open between August and September.

Goodbye to the new year

In September there will be the grand final of Australian football and in October the World Series.

On November 3, the New York Marathon will be held and between the 19th and 24th the Davis Cup finals will be held.

And on December 6 and 8 will be the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, which will mark the closing of the F1 season.