(Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo at the official launch of the Paris bid for the 2024 Olympics. Photo: AFP)
(Beach volleyball by the Eiffel Tower? Photo: Istvan/Flickr)
With 79 percent of the French behind the idea, you'd think it was all but done and dusted.
(The Los Angeles Coliseum, which played host to the 1932 and 1984 Summer Olympics. Photo: AFP)
(Rome's Colosseum. Photo: Richard Cyganiak/Flickr)