How to follow all of USA TODAY's Paris Olympics coverage and where to find it

The 2024 Paris Olympics officially begin on July 26 with an Opening Ceremony featuring athletes on barges floating down the Seine and a picturesque summer Parisian night.

Simone Biles, Katie Ledecky and Sha’Carri Richardson are just some of the stars who will be competing for gold and glory throughout the Games, and USA TODAY will have more than a dozen reporters and nearly 20 photographers on the ground to capture the best moments, biggest surprises and all the news and medal wins in between.

Stay connected with all of our work by downloading the USA TODAY app in the Apple App Store and Google Play Store and allow notifications so you don’t miss an alert. Our coverage will bring unmatched insider reporting, exclusive Olympic athlete takeover content, the most compelling storytelling and the most captivating images coming out of the Olympics. And we’ll bring it all to you where you prefer it. Here is where you can find us.

  • If you want behind-the-scenes tidbits and the best stories straight to your inbox, sign up for USA TODAY’s Chasing Gold newsletter. Senior editor Rachel G. Bowers will take you along the Olympics journey every step of the way, offering a daily dispatch with a look at what life is like on the ground, the athlete stories you can’t miss and your Olympic staples like schedule, where you can watch and medal count.

  • If you want the best photos and top moments right in your texts, WhatsApp users can check out our USA TODAY Chasing Gold channel, where we’ll share the must-see moments.

  • If you want to chat with our Olympic reporters and editors, Reddit users can check out both of our upcoming AMAs on r/Olympics, where Bowers and fellow editor Sydney Bergan will be fielding any and all of your questions. The first AMA is Thursday, July 11 at 4 p.m. EST. The second is the day after the Closing Ceremony, Monday, Aug. 12 at noon EST. Ask Reddit to set you a reminder and bring your best questions!

  • If you want to see what life is like for Olympic athletes and our reporters at the Games, follow our USA TODAY Sports Instagram, where we’ll share athlete takeover videos and follow our reporters to give you a peek behind the curtain of life in Paris.

  • If you want to know about the cultural aspects of the Games, where to find the best croissants, the latest trends and biggest viral moments, follow our TikToks. Sydney Bergan will be the Paris Olympics guide on the USA TODAY TikTok while host Mackenzie Salmon holds it down on the Sports Seriously TikTok.

  • If you want videos breaking down each day’s action, looking ahead to the next day’s events and interviews you can’t see anywhere else, follow our USA TODAY Sports YouTube channel or our USA TODAY channel.

  • If you want all the breaking news and story links on your feeds, follow USA TODAY on Facebook and X. And if you want a more sports-centric bend to those feeds, follow USA TODAY Sports on Facebook and X.

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