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    PARIS - Crowd funding could be used to finance a potential Paris bid for the 2024 Olympics. Harrison Barnes Jersey .Because of Frances economic struggles, no public money will be spent if the country decides to go ahead with the bid next year, national Olympic committee president Denis Masseglia said on Tuesday.Instead, a significant part of an expected 80 million euros ($100 million) budget could be secured through a 24-hour telethon next June before the bid is submitted.We want to use all energies, from all horizons, from artists to sportsmen, Masseglia said at a news conference. A well-conceived TV show could be a starting point for the peoples mobilization around the bid, even if they dont spend more than five euros each. Such an initiative would also be a strong indicator of the publics support to the bid.Speaking at the French Olympic Committee headquarters, where the results of 12 workshops on a possible bid were discussed, Masseglia was unsure about the amount of money a telethon could raise. He said the rest of the budget would come from private subsidies.Bernard Lapasset, who heads the French Committee for International Sport, said no decision on whether Paris might bid would be taken before January, adding that the outcome of the International Olympic Committee session in Monaco in December will be taken into account. IOC President Thomas Bach is proposing changes to the bidding process as part of his reforms.After the IOC session, well have a look at all our new opportunities. Only then, well start writing our final report, Lapasset said. Well make sure our final document will fit with the new arrangements.Nothing really concrete emerged from Tuesdays presentation, although Lapasset revealed that a Paris bid would be based on five to nine main venues.Lapasset insisted that the project was enjoying state support despite the lack of enthusiasm shown by Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo.But the games would help Paris to develop, and this is what Anne Hidalgo wants for the city, too, he said.The next step in the organizers schedule will be in January, when the results of a feasibility study focusing on financial and technical issues will be submitted to state officials.We need to stop chewing over our loss in the race for the 2012 Games, said IOC member Tony Estanguet, a former three-time Olympic champion in canoe slalom. Losing is part of the game, as long as you are able to bounce back.By 2024, it will have been 100 years since France last staged the Summer Olympics in Paris. The French capital was considered the favourite in the bidding for the 2012 Olympics but lost out to London. Paris also made an unsuccessful bid for the 2008 Games.France decided not to bid for the 2020 Olympics after Annecy was humiliated in the race for the 2018 Winter Games, receiving only seven votes in an election won by Pyeongchang, South Korea. Dirk Nowitzki Jersey . - The Jacksonville Jaguars are leaning more toward playing injured quarterback Blake Bortles against Tennessee on Thursday night. Wesley Matthews Jersey . "This doesnt end anything," he said. "Weve got 10-1 in our last 11 games, and were going home in first place. We just have to keep playing the way we are right now. .The South African had three birdies on the front nine and another four after the turn at Leopard Creek Country Club to move to 16-under 128 overall.Grace, who won all four of his European Tour titles in 2012, dropped his only shot of the competition on the par-3 fifth.LONDON - A second-half double from Alexis Sanchez and a first goal for Calum Chambers handed Arsenal a 3-0 victory over Burnley on Saturday in the Premier League.Bottom side Burnley, now winless in the league after ten games, frustrated Arsenal for much of the encounter until Sanchez broke the deadlock on 70 minutes, heading Chambers cross beyond goalkeeper Tom Heaton.Chambers then scored his first Arsenal goal two minutes later from close range before Sanchez weaved through the Burnley defence to score his second in the last minute of the match.Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger again heaped praise on Sanchez, after he scored his second double in as many games after last weekends 2-0 win at Sunderland.He is quality, he takes responsibility, Wenger said. His header was more of a result of desire than doing something technically. He is a fighter. Through the centre of the pitch he is more dangerous because he likes to take people on.A good day for Arsenal was made better when Theo Walcott came on after 81 minutes to make his first appearance for Arsenal after a nine-month absence with a torn knee ligament. He could have scored with a fierce shot from a tight angle but Heaton mmanaged to turn the ball over the crossbar. Yogi Ferrell Jersey. Burnley manager Sean Dyche was pleased with the performance from his players up to 70 minutes, but accepted his side struggled as soon as Sanchez put Arsenal ahead.Once they got in front everyone relaxed in the stadium and they created two or three more chances almost immediately, Dyche said. It was a big challenge for us and a harsh learning curve. That is the top of the market and they are a top-class side. We did well for 70 minutes, but it could have been more.Sanchez was unfortunate not to be on the scoresheet much earlier. Heaton made two good saves from long distance strikes and also denied Danny Welbeck, who was teed up by the irrepressible Chile striker.But once Sanchez eventually broke the resistance, it took only two minutes for Arsenal secure the win.Chambers, who had assisted the opener with a pinpoint cross, swept the ball in from close range after Burnley failed to clear a corner.Walcott then threatened to score shortly after his introduction and Lukas Podolski was denied magnificently by Heaton, before Sanchez darted through Burnleys defence and tucked the ball past him for the third. Wholesale Jerseys China Wholesale Jerseys Free Shipping NFL Jerseys Cheap Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Cheap Jerseys 2019 China Jerseys ' ' '