Celine Dion Signing with Resorts World For Las Vegas Residency

Celine Dion will make a grand return to the Las Vegas scene ... we've learned she's going to launch a new residency.

Multiple sources with direct knowledge tell TMZ ... Celine is in the "final stages" of negotiating with Resorts World for a residency that will start either in late 2024 or early 2025. The negotiations have gone on for several months. As one source put it, "It's basically a done deal. She's doing it." We're told AEG will produce the show.

Our sources say this is all Celine's doing. She is determined to get back onstage to do live performances ... something she talked about at length in her documentary, "I Am: Celine Dion." One source tells TMZ, "This is all her No one is pushing her to do it. She has a passion for getting back onstage, and she's gonna do it."

CELINE DION PERFORMING FRENCH CLASSIC AT OLYMPICS with Gaga!!!

Celine Dion will be teaming up with Lady Gaga to perform Édith Piaf’s classic "La Vie en Rose" at the Olympics' opening ceremony in Paris Friday ... TMZ has confirmed.

Thierry Moreau report on X Wednesday ... Celine will be decked out in Dior, rocking a pink and black feather cape.

Gaga’s no stranger to "La Vie en Rose," having sung it in her 2018 movie "A Star Is Born."

Rockies' Cal Quantrill Ribs Reese McGuire Over 2020 Arrest ... 'Go J*** Off In The F***ing Parking Lot!!!'

Rockies pitcher Cal Quantrill got so pissed at Reese McGuire during their game Wednesday, he shaded the Red Sox catcher for his past public masturbation arrest -- and his heated words nearly incited an all-out brawl.

The incident went down after McGuire hit a pop-up in the fourth inning of the two teams' tilt at Coors Field in Denver.

As Cal was walking back toward the Rockies' dugout ... he for some reason decided to go after McGuire -- reminding him colorfully of when he was arrested in 2020 for allegedly pleasuring himself in a car in front of a store in Florida.

NBA We're Going With Amazon ... TNT Not Giving Up

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2:45 PM PT -- TNT isn't going down without a fight ... saying it will take appropriate action after the league "grossly misinterpreted our contractual rights" regarding their relationship moving forward.

"We have matched the Amazon offer, as we have a contractual right to do so, and do not believe the NBA can reject it," the company said in a statement.

The NBA just announced it has reached a media rights agreement with Amazon Prime Video for 2025 and beyond ... saying Warner Bros. Discovery's bid simply wasn't up to snuff.

The deal means the upcoming 2024-25 season will be the league's last with TNT ... bringing the beloved "Inside the NBA" program to an end.

"Warner Bros. Discovery's most recent proposal did not match the terms of Amazon Prime Video's offer and, therefore, we have entered into a long-term arrangement with Amazon," the league said in a statement.

Genie Bouchard No Shorts, No Problem!!! ... For Saint-Tropez Workout

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The grind doesn't stop for Genie Bouchard -- the tennis star made sure to get in a workout while living it up in beautiful Saint-Tropez ... heading to the courts in just a t-shirt and bikini bottoms!!

The 30-year-old athlete has been documenting her luxurious getaway this week ... which has included some fancy food and drinks, shopping and, of course, some training.

Bouchard has been on nothing short of a hot streak in recent months ... enjoying the single life to the fullest -- and donning her entire closet of two-piece swimsuits in the process.

Aaron Rodgers Fined For Missing NY Jets Camp ... 'A Little More Than' $50K!!!

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Aaron Rodgers' trip to Egypt this summer ended up costing him more than he expected ... as the quarterback just revealed the Jets fined him for taking the vacation.

The 40-year-old signal-caller ditched a few mandatory practices back in June to fly out of the country for some R and R ... and on Wednesday, he told reporters his bosses docked his pay for missing the workouts.

Rodgers wouldn't say what the fee ultimately was ... but he did note it was "a little more than" $50,000!

Travis Kelce Bad Blood With Teammate At Camp ... Shoves Pal In Dust-Up!!!

Travis Kelce needed to calm down during Chiefs practice Wednesday ... 'cause he shoved one of his teammates during a heated dust-up -- and the whole incident was caught on video.

Taylor Swift's boyfriend got aggressive during an 11-on-11 portion of Kansas City's training camp workout ... after defensive end George Karlaftis decked wideout Kadarius Toney during a play that was clearly not supposed to be a violent one.

Toney first expressed frustration over the hit just after he landed on the turf ... as he hurled a ball at Karlaftis that narrowly missed the 23-year-old's head.

Winter Olympics Returning To United States in '34 ... Awarded To Salt Lake City

The United States already secured a major victory ahead of the 2024 Olympics -- the International Olympic Committee just announced the Winter Games will be returning to Salt Lake City in 2034!!!

Fresh off approving the first-ever Esport Olympics, the IOC shared even more important news at its yearly get-together on Wednesday ... where it revealed future host cities of the international competition.

EXTENDING THE LEGACY

Salt Lake City is no stranger to hosting the Winter Olympics -- the city welcomed these same games in 2002, the last time the Olympics were held on U.S. soil.

BMX Star Logan Martin Someone Broke Into Our Van!!! Days Before Paris Olympics

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Team Australia's 2024 Summer Olympics experience isn't off to a hot start -- BMX star Logan Martin revealed their van was broken into ... and his wallet and backpack were jacked.

The gold medalist detailed the cruel act to his half-million Instagram followers from Belgium on Wednesday ... showing the passenger side window of the team's van completely shattered, with law enforcement on scene to check things out.

"Crazy start to the trip," Martin said.

2024 Paris Games Moon Rises Perfectly In Olympic Rings ... Stunning Images Of Eiffel Tower

The Paris Games got a good omen ahead of their official kick-off this week ... the moon rose perfectly inside one of the Olympic rings that had been set up on the Eiffel Tower!!

Check out these stunning images from France -- as the moon crawled into the night sky ... it couldn't have taken a better path for one lucky photographer who happened to be at the iconic monument at just the right time.

Not only did the orb cross through the center ring -- it created some other amazing visuals as it danced around the Games' symbol.

Youth Basketball Player Stomps On Opponent's Head ... Cops Investigating

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A 13-year-old basketball player viciously stomped on his opponent's head in the middle of a game over the weekend ... and now, the whole incident is under police investigation.

It all went down during a matchup between Payton's Place and Tumakbo United organizations at the College of Alameda in California on Sunday ... when the players were battling for possession of the ball.

During the action, a 13-year-old athlete for Tumakbo United fell to the ground as he tried to maintain control over a defender ... when out of nowhere, another Payton's Place player got involved and forcefully used his foot to put the kid's head to the hardwood.

Coco Gauff Named Team USA's Female Flag Bearer Joining LeBron At Olympics

Team USA's starting Olympics flag bearer lineup is set ... two days after the Americans picked LeBron James to be the male one -- they announced Coco Gauff will be the female one.

The two will hold the Stars and Stripes high and proud at the Games' opening ceremony festivities on Friday in France ... and when the tennis star learned of the honor on Wednesday, she was pumped.

After some initial shock, she told TODAY she had "no words, honestly."

Kroy Biermann Face Off with Cops Over Dog Drama In New Body Cam Video!!!

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Kroy Biermann is fuming, but this time it's not at Kim Zolciak -- he's pissed cops ticketed him over his dog escaping his yard, and new body cam footage shows him fighting tooth and nail to keep his cool.

TMZ obtained this video of Kroy's run-in with cops in late June outside the couple's Georgia home, where neighbors called authorities to report the Biermann's Cane Corso -- named Stone -- for getting out into the community and terrifying some folks on the streets.

As we first told you ... cops cited Troy for the dog getting loose, but now we're seeing exactly how he took the news when officers confronted him, and it's interesting.

Jordon Hudson Bill Belichick's GF Hits Glitzy Bash ... Parties With Ex-Patriots Cheerleader!!!

Jordon Hudson spent a night away from Bill Belichick last week to let loose at a glitzy bash ... and not only did she get to party with an ex-Patriots cheerleader at the event, but she rubbed elbows with the Larry O'Brien Trophy too!

The 23-year-old -- who's been dating Belichick since 2022 -- left the legendary NFL coach at home, put on a gold-colored gown for a girls night out and cruised over to the Best of Boston Soiree in Massachusetts to have a good time.

Hudson, a former beauty pageant queen, spent a lot of the July 17 night with some of her friends from the pageant world -- including Miss Massachusetts USA 2024 Melissa Sapini -- but also former New England cheerleader, Zoe Bucuvalas.

TMZ TV HOT TAKES Celine's Big Comeback ... Clooney, Tiger Woods

Celine Dion is set to return to stage, George Clooney is getting behind Kamala Harris and Tiger Woods is showing off some gnarly scars ... all this on today's TMZ TV Hot Takes.

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CELINE'S EPIC RETURN
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On "TMZ Live" Harvey and Charles have all the details on Celine's big return to music, now that she's set to perform at Friday's opening ceremony for the Paris Olympics.

Lil Rel Howery Shows Off Drastic Weight Loss ... Doubters Say It's Ozempic!!!

Lil Rel Howery is proudly showing off his body transformation -- he's looking a lot slimmer and fitter, and some folks think he's getting a helping hand from a popular drug.

The comedian is being hounded by allegations he's using one of the weight loss drugs -- like Ozempic or Wegovy -- which are super popular these days, especially among celebs looking to shed pounds.

For his part, Lil Rel says his new look is all from diet and exercise -- specifically, he's chalking it up to 5 years of physical, mental and spiritual work on himself.

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