Olympic Games 2024: basketball and handball matches at the Pierre Mauroy stadium in Villeneuve-d’Ascq

Several handball and basketball matches of the 2024 Olympics should be played at the Pierre Mauroy stadium in Villeneuve-d’Ascq (North). (©Illustration/Nicolas Demollien – Lille News)

Good news for fans of sport ! During the olympic games paris 2024of the handball and basketball matches should be played Pierre Mauroy stadium – Decathlon Arena of Villeneuve d’Ascq (North). The board of directors of Paris 2024 has just announced it, all that is missing is the green light from the IOC (International Olympic Committee). Details.

The hens in the basket, the final phase in the hand

Basketball players will thus tread the floor during the group stages throughout the first week of the Olympic tournament before returning to Paris for the rest of the competition. They will then give way to handball, the entire final stages of which (from the quarter-finals onwards) will be played in Villeneuve-d’Ascq.

What obviously delight the president of the European Metropolis of Lille Damien Castelain:

“It is an immense pride for our whole territory to receive the greatest players in the world in these two disciplines. We have already hosted the World Handball and EuroBasket in the past, we will be there for this planetary event which will once again shine the Lille Metropolis! »

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