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How to bet on the Olympics

The Olympic Games is the pinnacle for many athletes. Four years of grueling preparation. Four years of sacrifice. Four years of anticipation. The Ancient Greeks held the first games in 776 B.C. and ever since the inception of its modern version in 1896, every four years the world has united for a celebration of sport. As well as delivering unforgettable moments of magic, it also offers many opportunities to bet on the Olympics.

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Major Olympic events

For many sports fans, the track and field program embodies the Olympics more than any other sport.

Some of the most famous memories in Olympic history have been created in the athletics arena and many of the most noted names in the history of sport achieved their greatness here.

Victory in one of the blue riband events such as the 100m, 1,500m or marathon bestows instant immortality on the man or woman responsible.

The competition for medals in athletics is always incredibly intense – and that makes betting on the track and field events an exciting and challenging activity.

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To win gold

This is the simplest way to bet on the Olympics. Which athlete or team do we think will end up on top of the podium? Check out the Olympics betting odds for your chosen event, make your selection and place your wager accordingly.

Olympics betting tips

The Olympics is the second biggest sporting event on the planet after the FIFA World Cup. Given the enormous amount of attention the Games command, many sportsbooks see this as a great opportunity to attract new customers.

When you are choosing a sportsbook, look for a trusted operator with a good reputation and a wide range of markets on events across the Olympic program.

It’s also important to use a sportsbook with user-friendly platforms. Being able to navigate between markets, find the bet you want to make and place your wager quickly are all big plus points from a customer’s viewpoint.

Many sportsbooks will encourage you to bet on the Olympics with them and to become a loyal customer by offering special bonuses and promotions around the Games. These will include sign-up offers such as free bets or a particular amount of credit in your account.

Where will the 2024 Olympics be held?

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Olympic Games

Paris, France

7/26/2024 - 8/11/2024

Exactly 100 years since it last hosted the Games, the French capital will stage the Olympics for a third time.

With the 2020 games in Tokyo postponed to 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it means there's only a three-year gap to the next edition which may slighly increase the chances of reigning champions defending their titles.

Paris was announced as the host of the 2024 games in 2017, and the French are introducing breakdancing to the schedule for the first time.

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