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Here’s where you can watch the Paris 2024 Olympics

The 2024 Paris Olympics are set to take place from July 26 to August 11. As the start of the highly-anticipated global event nears, the world is becoming more and more excited.

Though Brisbane has been confirmed as the host of the 2032 Summer Olympics, we have a few more years before we Aussies can attend the live events without spending an insane amount on plane tickets.

Luckily, the 2024 Olympic Games will be broadcast in Australia on more than 40 free-to-air channels. Whether you want to watch the games live or at your own leisure with on-demand highlights, owning a Smart TV, mobile, or tablet means you don’t have to miss out on the fun!

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Paris first hosted the Olympics in 1900, then in 1924, and now once more in 2024. (Credit: Getty)

Where to watch the Paris Olympics in Australia

The International Olympic Committee awarded Channel Nine the exclusive TV broadcast rights for the Paris Olympics which means Aussies can catch all of the Paris Olympics in the comfort of their own home.

Channel Nine will provide Australians with two free-to-air channels with 24-hour coverage. All events will be shown across 40 individual sports channels, an exclusive 24/7 Olympic News channel, plus four live and exclusive feature channels crossing between the big moments.

You can also watch on-demand highlights after they’ve happened on Channel Nine’s free streaming platform 9Now.

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The Matildas lost to the USA for the bronze medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. (Credit: Getty)

On top of this, Westfield has announced they will act as an official team partner of the 2024 Australian Olympic and Paralympic teams – this will see all Westfield destinations across the nation become official Live Sites for the Paris Olympics.

While the Olympics and Paralympics events are happening, customers can visit their local Westfield centre to enjoy dedicated live-streams of key events and matches direct from Paris. All 37 destinations will also hold themed events, live music and more.

Scentre Group Chief Executive Officer, Elliott Rusanow said” “We’re excited to expand on the range of experiences already available at our Westfield destinations with Live Sites a new and unique way for people to spend their time.”

“We’re looking forward to turning our Westfield destinations into the local games village with plenty of green and gold to celebrate with our customers from next month.”

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Australia’s national women’s soccer team the Matildas will be competing at the upcoming Olympic Games Paris 2024 with a squad of 18 players. (Credit: Getty)

Where to stream the Paris Olympics in Australia?

Stan Sport will also broadcast 329 Olympic events ad-free- live and on-demand. This includes full replays, highlights, daily talk shows hosted by ex-Olympians, and eight international/multi-language live channels.

The countries included are France, Germany, Greece, India, Italy, New Zealand, Spain and the United Kingdom. You can access Stan Sport here.

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