• A Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016 photo from files showing the Eiffel Tower-shaped logo for the Paris 2024 bid being unveiled on The Arc of Triomphe on the Champs Elysees in Paris. The head of France's Olympic committee said Wednesday, April 27, 2016, that hosting a successful European Championship in June and July would provide further proof that the country could stage the games safely in 2024. (AP Photo/Francois Mori, File)

    Passing security test at Euro 2016 will help 2024 Paris bid

    PARIS (AP) — Hosting a successful European Championship for soccer fans in June and July would provide further proof that France could stage a safe Olympic Games in Paris in 2024, French Olympic Committee president Denis Masseglia said Wednesday.