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Keep the Flame Alive

Jan 5, 2024

Happy Olympic and Paralympic Year! It's been a while since we've been able to say that phrase, but Paris 2024 is coming, and we couldn't be more excited! This week we've got all the important news about the Summer Games: Hotel taxes, food, the Russian participation situation, and Snoop Dogg. More importantly:

  • The lottery to get tickets to the TeamNL House is now open. Register here by January 17. If you get selected in the lottery, you'll have 48 hours to purchase your ticket (h/t House Party).
  • An IOC/Kinomapp partnership lets you exercise on the Paris 2024 courses at home.
  • We share quite possibly (but never say never) the last installment of the surfingnovela.

The International Olympic Committee published a long article following up on some climate change research it commissioned, which has some concerning news about the future of the Winter Games.

And in our visit to TKFLASTAN, we have news from:

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Thank you so much for listening, and until next time, keep the flame alive!



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