Olympics

A basketball hoop at the Adaptive Arena in Bluffdale, which is a gym made for kids with some disabi...
Alex Cabrero

Get In The Games: Adaptive Arena welcomes kids with disabilities to play sports

A new gym is welcoming kids with a disability to play sports that are specifically designed for their needs.
2 days ago
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Ken Fall and Mike Headrick

Utah’s sports surge: What the state’s big plans could mean for future generations

Do big sports, big plans and big changes mean big wins for Utahns? From professional hockey to plans for Major League Baseball and another shot at the Olympic spotlight, the possibilities for Utah seem endless.
4 days ago
Simone Biles looks on prior to performing a floor routine during the 2024 Core Hydration Classic at...
Associated Press

Simone Biles shines in return while Gabby Douglas scratches after a shaky start at the U.S. Classic

Simone Biles certainly looks ready for Paris with more than two months to go before the Olympic games begin. The gymnastics superstar began her bid for a third Olympic team looking as dominant as ever at the U.S. Classic.
6 days ago
IZU, JAPAN - JULY 27: Haley Batten of Team United States rides during the Women's Cross-country rac...
Alex Cabrero

Park City mountain biker training to compete in her second Olympics

Haley Batten who is on the USA Cycling team, competed in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Now, she's training for Paris.
8 days ago
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Alex Cabrero

Get In The Games: ‘Breaking’ Olympic sport has a home in Utah

Once called break dancing, "breaking" is now an Olympic sport, with a place to learn in Utah.
9 days ago
MARSEILLE, FRANCE - MAY 08: A general view as ship Belem  arrives at the Vieux-Port harbor during t...
Sylvie Corbet

Torchbearers in Marseille kick off the Olympic flame’s journey across France

Joyful crowds gathered along the streets of France’s southern port of Marseille on Thursday to see torchbearers carrying the Olympic flame through the city's most emblematic sites.
16 days ago
MARSEILLE, FRANCE - MAY 08: The Belem which is carrying the Olympic flame, is accompanied by other ...
Sylvie Corbet and Barbara Surk

A ship carrying the Olympic torch arrives in Marseille amid fanfare and high security

Excitement is building in the southern French city of Marseille, where a majestic three-mast ship carrying the Olympic torch arrived from Greece.
17 days ago
Délice French Bakery and Café is getting ready for the 2024 Olympics in Paris, Italy, the home co...
Shelby Lofton

French bakery in Utah ramping up for Paris 2024 Summer Olympics

The owner of Délice French Bakery and Café in Salt Lake City is preparing for the Olympics in his home country.
1 month ago
Indian Hills Middle School's Amy Shaw, showing her class her collection of pins from the 2002 Winte...
Shara Park

Utah teacher inspires students with her passion for the 2002 Winter Olympics

An Indian Hills Middle School teacher hopes her love for the Olympic Games will inspire her students to get excited about a possible 2034 return.
1 month ago
ATHENS, GREECE - APRIL 16: Greek actress Mary Mina (R), playing the role of the High Priestess, lig...
Nicholas Paphitis

Despite weather glitch, the Paris Olympics flame is lit at the Greek cradle of ancient games

Even without the help of Apollo, the flame that is to burn at the Paris Olympics was kindled Tuesday at the site of the ancient games in southern Greece.
1 month ago
Members of the International Olympic Committee’s Future Host Commission, IOC, U.S. Olympic & Para...
Deanie Wimmer

An Olympic legacy brings year-round sporting events to Utah

Utah has capitalized on the Olympic spotlight and demonstrated its ability as a world-class host for winter and summer sporting events. The sports world appears to have taken notice.
1 month ago
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Lisa Riley Roche

Utah’s bid for the 2034 Winter Games is on track after an IOC visit. What’s next?

The advice from a member of the International Olympic Committee delegation in Utah this week to inspect venues for a 2034 Winter Games sounded contradictory at first: Don’t be in a rush to put plans in place, but don’t wait to take advantage of the opportunity.
1 month ago
Karl Stoss, Future Host Commission for the Olympic Winter Games chair, Colin Hilton, Olympic Legacy...
Lisa Riley Roche

IOC wraps up visit to Utah’s proposed 2034 Olympic venues

A pair of short track speedskating coaches at the Utah Olympic Oval in Kearns were eagerly waiting Friday for the arrival of the International Olympic Committee delegation in Utah visiting venues for a 2034 Winter Games, so they could catch up with a former teammate from China, who’s now an IOC member.
1 month ago
Karl Stoss, Future Host Commission for the Olympic Winter Games chair, and Christophe Dubi, Olympic...
Bridger Beal-Cvetko, KSL.com

Olympic officials see ‘night and day’ difference in Salt Lake City since 2002 Games

Olympic Games Executive Director Christophe Dubi said there's a "night and day" difference in Salt Lake City since the 2002 Games at a panel with Olympic officials and local leaders.
1 month ago
Memebers of the International Olympic Committee are in Salt Lake City this week, checking to see ju...
Dan Rascon

IOC in Utah to check on readiness to host another Olympics

Members of the International Olympic Committee are in Salt Lake City this week, checking to see just how ready the city is to potentially host the 2034 Winter Olympics.
1 month ago
State leaders reacted to the International Olympic Committee announcing Salt Lake City as a preferr...
HANNAH SCHOENBAUM Associated Press

Soon to be a 2-time Olympic host city, Salt Lake City’s zest for the Games is now an outlier

That enduring enthusiasm will be on full display Wednesday when members of the International Olympic Committee descend on northern Utah for their final site visits ahead of a formal announcement expected this July to name Salt Lake City the host for 2034.
1 month ago
Gold, silver, and bronze Olympic medals hung in a museum display...
Mary Culbertson

SLC to ‘go gold’ for International Olympic Committee arrival to Utah

The International Olympic Committee will visit Utah once more before the hopeful announcement of the 2034 Olympic bid to Utah. Many Utah businesses announced they will "go gold" for the arrival of the committee by illuminating their premises in gold.
2 months ago
The Olympic rings at the Utah Olympic Park in Park City on Monday, Nov. 27, 2023. The Salt Lake Cit...
Mark Jones

Proposed venues for the 2034 Winter Olympics released by Committee for the Games

The Salt Lake City-Utah Committee for the Games announced Wednesday that it has identified 13 proposed venues as part of its bid to bring the 2034 Winter Olympics to Utah. 
2 months ago
IOC excludes Russian and Belarusian athletes from Paris 2024 Olympics opening ceremonies....
Graham Dunbar, Associated Press

IOC excludes Russian and Belarusian athletes from Paris Olympics opening ceremony

Russian and Belarusian athletes will not be allowed to take part in the traditional parade at the opening ceremony at the Paris Olympics, the IOC said Tuesday.
2 months ago
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Lindsay Aerts

Salt Lake City prepares for Olympics Future Host Commission visit

As part of the final steps for Utah to secure the bid to host the 2034 games, a key group of Olympic officials will visit Salt Lake City next month.
2 months ago
A biathlete practicing for the BMW IBU World Cup Biathlon at the Soldier Hollow Nordic Center....
Alex Cabrero

Soldier Hollow hosts BMW IBU World Cup Biathlon

Biathletes across the globe are in Utah and are getting ready to compete in a world-class biathlon competition this weekend. 
3 months ago
The Salt Lake City-Utah Committee for the Games...
Lisa Riley Roche, Deseret News

Details of Utah’s bid for the 2034 Olympics formally submitted by governor, mayor

In an instant, the key backers of Utah’s bid to host the 2034 Winter Games joined together to tap the submit button on a laptop in the ornate Gold Room of the state Capitol Thursday, sending thousands and thousands of pages of details about their hosting plans to the International Olympic Committee.
3 months ago
Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James gestures after passing Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to become the NB...
Tim Reynolds, AP Basketball Writer

LeBron James still committed to Paris Olympics, but health remains the big key

LeBron James still wants to participate in the Paris Olympics this summer, but an ongoing treatment plan for his left ankle has questions of possibility looming.
3 months ago
Utahns Conner Mantz and Clayton Young, former Brigham Young University teammates, are heading to Pa...
Erin Cox

6 Olympians celebrate 2 Utah runners, the first Americans to qualify for Paris Olympic Marathon

A group of some of the most accomplished people in the world came together, celebrating two Utahns who became the first Americans to qualify for the Paris 2024 Olympic Marathon.
3 months ago

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