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Utah team in Special Olympics...
Alex Cabrero, KSL TV

Wasatch represents Utah at National Special Olympics with cheers, fun

The Wasatch High School Unified Basketball team competed Tuesday at the National Special Olympics in Orlando. One of the athletes had everyone cheering her on, even though she didn't make a single basket.
28 days ago
Main Street in Park City was shut down for about an hour on Friday, April 1, 2022  so citizens coul...
Alex Cabrero, KSL TV

Park City parade honors city’s Olympians, present and past

It's still a little early for parade season. But in a town known for its champions, there could be a parade almost every day.
3 months ago
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Alex Cabrero, KSL TV

2008, 2022 Olympic Games in Beijing see many differences

KSL's Alex Cabrero was one of the few NBC affiliate reporters who traveled to China for the 2022 Winter Olympics. He was also there for KSL, reporting on the 2008 Summer Olympics, and says the lasting legacy of 2022 will be very different.
4 months ago
A general view of a fireworks display during the Closing Ceremony  on day 12 of the Tokyo 2020 Para...
STEPHEN WADE, AP Sports Writer

Paralympic closing marks end of Tokyo’s 8-year Olympic saga

The Tokyo Paralympics have closed to end a saga that began eight years ago when the Japanese capital was named the host city by the International Olympic Committee.
10 months ago
Hunter Woodhall, from Syracuse, won the Bronze Medal in the men’s 400-meter dash at the Tokyo Par...
Alex Cabrero, KSL TV

How Utah athletes did in Tokyo as Paralympic Games come to an end

In all, five athletes from Utah competed in the Tokyo Paralympic Games. KSL's Alex Cabrero shares how they did.
10 months ago
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Alex Cabrero, KSL TV

Former BYU student becomes volunteer for Tokyo Olympics, Paralympics

The Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games couldn't happen without the help of volunteers. T. Christopher Okano, who attended BYU in Utah, is a volunteer for both Games, and he can't believe how lucky he is. 
11 months ago
The KSL Olympic crew in Tokyo — Jeremiah Jensen (L), Shara Park (center), and Alex Cabrero (R). (...
Alex Cabrero and Shara Park, KSL TV & Jeremiah Jensen, KSL Sports

KSL Olympic Crew Shares Their ‘Gold Medal Moments’ From Tokyo

After a year of postponement, the Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo have come to an end. Our KSL Team has provided coverage of the intense international competition for the last three weeks, but before they go, they wanted to share a few gold medal moments of their own. 
11 months ago
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Shara Park, KSL TV

KSL’s Shara Park Visits Tokyo Japan Temple, Speaks With Local Church Members

As the Tokyo Olympics wrap up, our KSL team has been able to visit several important religious and cultural sites in Japan, including one that is important to member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints — the Tokyo Japan Temple.
11 months ago
Dr. James Parker with Parker Muscle and Sports Clinic in Kaysville helps a patient at his office. (...
Alex Cabrero, KSL TV

Kaysville Chiropractor Helps Athletes On US Track And Field Team In Tokyo

We have had possibly more athletes with Utah ties represented in Tokyo than during any other Summer Olympics before, but it's not just athletes going to the Games. KSL's Alex Cabrero spoke with a Kaysville chiropractor who is on the medical crew for the U.S. Track and Field team.
11 months ago
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Alex Cabrero & Keira Farrimond, KSL TV

SLC Woman, Utah-Based Company Participate In Olympics In Special Way

Many Utahns work in some capacity with the Olympics, beyond just athletes. A woman from Salt Lake City has been working with NBC since 2002, doing makeup for athletes and on-air hosts, while Utah-based company, OC Tanner, has spent more than 20 years creating customized rings for every American Olympian.
11 months ago
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Shara Park, KSL TV

KSL’s Shara Park Visits Kappabashi Kitchen Town In Japan

With the Olympic Games wrapping up, KSL Olympic Specialist Shara Park has been able to get out and visit some unique places in Tokyo. Shara, who loves to cook and be in the kitchen, was able to visit a place on her Japan bucket list — Kappabashi, also known as Kitchen Town.
11 months ago
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Alex Cabrero, KSL TV

Irish Marathoner Trains In Utah Ahead Of Tokyo Games

Utah has always been known as a great place to train for winter sports. Now, it appears the secret is out internationally for summer sports as well. KSL's Alex Cabrero caught up with an athlete from another country who spent more than a month training in Utah right before the Tokyo Games.
11 months ago
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Alex Cabrero, KSL TV

Special Agents With State Department Work To Keep Team USA Safe at Olympic Games

Athletes are representing the United States in Tokyo, but there is a team behind the team you may not see. Members of the U.S. State Department are in Tokyo keeping American athletes safe.
11 months ago
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Shara Park, KSL TV

Tastes Of Tokyo: KSL’s Shara Park Tries Japanese Sushi

We love covering the games here at KSL, but we also love seeing our team experience the culture.
11 months ago
MyKayla Skinner of Team United States poses with the silver medal following the Women's Vault Final...
Jeremiah Jensen & Keira Farrimond, KSL TV

Silver Lining To Silver Medal: MyKayla Skinner Reacts To Comeback Olympic Moment

Skinner's path to the podium was unconventional, to say the least, but how she got there really doesn't matter. What matters is that she seized the moment she was given and showed she deserved to be there.
11 months ago
Pieces from the new Japanese exhibit at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts in Salt Lake City. (KSL TV)...
Alex Cabrero, KSL TV

New Japanese Exhibit Opens At Utah Museum Of Fine Arts

Before Alex Cabrero left Utah with the KSL Olympic crew to come to Tokyo, he visited the Utah Museum of Fine Arts in Salt Lake City where a brand new exhibit just happened to open around the same time the Games got going.
11 months ago
Brady Ellison of Team United States competes in the Mixed Team 1/8 Eliminations on day one of the T...
Alex Cabrero & Keira Farrimond, KSL TV

Made In SLC: Roughly Half Of Tokyo Olympic Archers Are Shooting Utah-Made Bows

"I know without a doubt it's what I can win with." Top-ranked archer Brady Ellison uses bows made in Salt Lake City in his quest for Olympic gold.
11 months ago
People cross Shibuya crossing in heavy rain on July 30, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. Japan’s Prime Minis...
Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press

Japan Expands Virus Emergency After Record Spikes Amid Games

Japan has expanded a coronavirus state of emergency to four more areas in addition to Tokyo on Friday following record spikes in infections as the capital hosts the Olympics.
11 months ago
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 10:  (L-R) Mireia Belmonte Garcia of Spain touches the wall to win ...
KSL TV

Timing is Everything: Evolution of Olympic Timing Technology

From a simple stopwatch to cutting-edge motion sensors, NBC's Sam Brock looks at show the technology of timing has changed over the decades.
11 months ago
Sunisa Lee of Team United States competes on balance beam during the Women's All-Around Final on da...
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Olympics Latest: Sunisa Lee Wins All-Around Gold

Sunisa Lee became the fifth straight American woman to claim the Olympic title in the women’s all-around. She edged Rebeca Andrade of Brazil in an entertaining and hotly contested final while Simone Biles watched from the stands.
11 months ago
GANGNEUNG, SOUTH KOREA - FEBRUARY 17:  Nathan Chen of the United States competes during the Men's S...
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SLC Olympian May Understand Pressure Felt By Simone Biles More Than Most

Most people will never know the pressure Olympic athletes are under to perform but Nathan Chen does.
11 months ago
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Shara Park, KSL TV

Japan By Van: Taking In Sights & Sounds Of Tokyo From The Road

A state of emergency has kept our KSL Olympic Team under a soft quarantine in Tokyo, limiting their movements during the first few days of the Games.
11 months ago
Simone Biles of Team United States is embraced by coach Cecile Landi during the Women's Team Final ...
Tamara Vaifanua, KSL TV

Simone Biles’ Exit Highlights Importance Of Athletes’ Mental Health

Simone Biles withdrawing from the Tokyo Olympics is shining a light on the mental health struggles of elite athletes.
11 months ago
A man walks past Olympics Stadium on July 27, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. Tropical Storm Nepartak is due...
Chisato Tanaka, Associated Press

Tropical Storm Dumps Rain On Northern Japan, Spares Olympics

A tropical storm has dumped rain in parts of northern Japan with little of the disruption to the Olympics that had been feared.
11 months ago
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