Here's why the Paris Olympics track is purple

While no specific profound significance has been attributed, event organizers assert that opting for a purple track enables them to depart from the customary color palette.

2024 Olympics: New torch unveiled with carbon footprint in mind

The torch that will be used to carry the Olympic flame around France and on its final leg at the opening ceremony of the 2024 Paris Games next July is a sleek silver-colored steel cylinder gracefully tapered at both ends that is being made in limited numbers to save resources.