British stars eye golden Olympic Games
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British stars eye golden Olympic Games

Tom Dean (right) won gold medals in both the 200m freestyle and 4x200m freestyle relay at the Tokyo Olympics

The opening ceremony of the 33rd Olympic Games takes place along the River Seine in Paris. just 12 days after football’s European champions are crowned.

Running from 26 July to 11 August, Paris 2024 will consist of some 10,500 athletes competing in 329 events across 32 sports. The sport of breaking will make its Olympic debut while sport climbing, skateboarding and surfing will also feature.

Great Britain will be aiming to beat the 64 medals, including 22 golds, they won at Tokyo 2020.

Swimming stars Tom Dean, Duncan Scott and Adam Peaty will aim to win multiple medals while Tom Daley, Max Whitlock, Laura Kenny, Sky Brown and Tom Pidcock could be among the returning gold medallists, if they qualify for the team.

Footballing superstar Kylian Mbappe has expressed his desire to represent France at his home Games, while Antoine Dupont will miss the Six Nations in a bid to make his nation’s squad for the rugby sevens.

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