What sports will be in Paris 2024?
Skateboarding, sport climbing, and surfing will be featured in 2024. With the latest breakdancing implementation, baseball and karate are left out. Every Olympic edition we see new sports join the program.
How many condoms are in Olympic Village?
As they have since the 1980s, organizers ordered thousands of condoms so athletes can safely hook up. To be specific, Japanese organizers ordered 160,000 condoms to be handed out to athletes in the Olympic Village.
Where is the Olympics in 2040?
Five cities have been chosen by the IOC to host upcoming Olympic Games: Beijing for the 2022 Winter Olympics, Paris for the 2024 Summer Olympics, Milan–Cortina for the 2026 Winter Olympics, Los Angeles for the 2028 Summer Olympics, and Brisbane for the 2032 Summer Olympics.
Where are the 2028 Olympics being held?
Do Olympians get free condoms?
Due to the need to social distance in the semi-bubble of the Olympic Village, athletes will only profer their prophylactics when leaving their housing. The IOC has given out condoms since the 1998 Games in Seoul to raise awareness around HIV and AIDS.
Why do Olympic athletes use condoms?
The tradition of handing out condoms at the Olympics dates back to the 1988 Games in Seoul. The goal was to encourage safe sex and spread awareness of HIV and AIDS. Since then, passing out condoms to Olympic athletes has been a long-standing tradition.
Why do they hand out free condoms in Olympics?
The tradition of giving out condoms goes back to the 1988 Olympics in Seoul, South Korea, at the height of the HIV and AIDS scare. That year, the number of condoms given out was 8,500, according to USA TODAY. Five years ago in Rio, it was 450,000 — partly due to efforts to curb the spread of Zika.