Olympic Utah

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.
14 hours 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.
3 days 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.
5 days 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.
5 days 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. 
11 days ago
Photo: The Hoth...
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.
1 month 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. 
1 month ago
A general view of downtown Salt Lake City at night during the Salt Lake Winter Olympics on February...
Alex Cabrero

21,000 hotel rooms committed for potential 2034 Olympics in SLC

There is something about staying in a hotel with a brand you've stayed at before.
2 months ago
Salt Lake City with the Olympic rings on the mountain...
Karah Brackin

Millions requested to attract MLB, NHL and Olympics to Utah

The Utah Sports Commission has requested $4 million from the state to attract and host national and international sporting events.
2 months ago
A climber works out in a gym....
Alex Cabrero

U.S. national climbers talk Olympic competition

U.S. national team climbers are ready for the Summer Paris Games.
3 months ago
FILE - The Utah Capitol is shown on March 3, 2023. Utah lawmakers have just five days left to pass ...
Lindsay Aerts

Salt Lake City and SL County mayors warn of fallout from 2 controversial bills

A bill to overhaul Diversity Equity and Inclusion offices is moving quickly through the legislature, along with a bill that assigns rules for transgender bathroom access.
3 months ago
Alf Engen Ski Museum news conference in Park City on Thursday...
Lisa Riley Roche, Deseret News

‘We will be ready’ to host 2030 Winter Games, French official tells Utah’s Olympic bidders

The leader of one of the French Alps regions poised to stage the 2030 Winter Games has no doubt his country can pull it off, dismissing the idea that Salt Lake City, the preferred host for 2034, could be asked to step up sooner.
3 months ago
The Peaks Ice Arena in Provo, Utah Jan. 2001. (Deseret News/Ravell Call)...
Lindsay Aerts

Peak’s Ice Arena in Provo to get Olympic upgrades

With the Olympics of 2034 focused largely in Salt Lake, the venues outside of the downtown will also need some attention.
5 months ago
The inversion as seen from Salt Lake City on Nov. 29, 2023. (Jack Grimm, KSL TV)...
Debbie Worthen and Mary Culbertson, KSL TV

Utah leaders face uphill battle on clean air before 2034 Olympic Games

Part of Utah's agreement with IOC requires clean air for the Olympic Games in 2034 if Salt Lake is to host. Leaders have ambitious plans for the next decade in attempt to make it happen.
5 months ago
A picture of Powder, the official Olympic mascot in 2002, who was played by Heather Mickey, picture...
Mary Culbertson and Andrew Adams, KSL TV

2002 Olympic mascot reflects on her time as Powder after big announcement

An official Olympic mascot looks back on her time during the Games in 2002, and talks about what excites her for 2034.
5 months ago
FILE: The Olympic Rings sit on display outside the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Headquarte...
Josh Ellis

Salt Lake City named preferred host for 2034 Winter Olympics

Utah's bid to host another Winter Olympics cleared a massive hurdle on Wednesday, being named the preferred host for the 2034 Games.
5 months ago
The Olympic rings at the Utah Olympic Park in Park City on Monday, Nov. 27, 2023. The Salt Lake Cit...
Carter Williams, KSL.com

Will IOC pick Salt Lake City as ‘preferred host’ for 2030 or 2034 Winter Olympics this week?

The International Olympic Committee executive board is scheduled to receive a report from the organization's Future Host Commission when it convenes in Paris on Wednesday, a possible signal the committee will vote on whether to advance Salt Lake City's bid to host a second Winter Games in 2030 or 2034.
5 months ago
One of the banked corners of the sliding track at the Utah Olympic Park in Park City on Monday, Nov...
Lisa Riley roche, Deseret News

A big decision is coming about Utah’s bid to host another Olympics. Here’s what you need to know

IOC leaders set to advance bids for 2030, 2034 Winter Games this week.
5 months ago
The Utah Committee for the Games in Salt Lake City presented their final pitch to the IOC on Tuesda...
Alex Cabrero and Mary Culbertson, KSL TV

Utah Committee for the Olympic Games makes final pitch to IOC

The Utah Committee for the Olympic Games presented its final pitch to the IOC on Tuesday, detailing the housekeeping plans of how Salt Lake will host the games in 2034.
5 months ago
FILE: The Olympic Rings sit on display outside the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Headquarte...
Alex Cabrero

SLC Olympic committee meets with IOC’s Future Host Commission

Tuesday could mark a big day in the efforts to bring the Olympics back to Utah as Salt Lake's committee meets with the International Olympic Committee to prove Utah has everything in place to get the bid.
5 months ago
Gov. Cox held a news conference with updates to Utah's Olympic bid. After the games in 2002 sparkin...
Lisa Riley Roche, Deseret News and Alex Cabrero KSL TV

Here’s why Utah’s governor says latest IOC decision is ‘next best thing’ to getting another Olympics

“This is as close to an award as we have gotten,” Cox said, even though there’s no guarantee 2030, 2034 Winter Games hosts will be named at same time.
6 months ago
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Mark Jones

IOC votes to award 2030 and 2034 Winter Games next year, what it means for Utah

The International Olympic Committee voted Sunday to award both the 2030 and the 2034 Winter Games next year.
6 months ago
James Parker prepares to hurl a discus...
Lauren Steinbrecher

Family of late Utah Olympic athlete and Paralympic coach feeling support from around the world

The Davis High football team showed two of their teammates love Friday night, wearing red, white, and blue to stand by the boys and their family after a tragedy.
8 months ago
This week on Sunday Edition Doug Wright looks at the latest developments for Utah's Olympic bid....
KSL TV

Sunday Edition: Utah’s Olympic Bid, Midterm Elections

This week on Sunday Edition Doug Wright looks at the latest developments for Utah's Olympic bid.
1 year ago

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