Summer Games

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.
20 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.
21 days 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
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.
4 months ago
Olympic medals are displayed during the unveiling of the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games Me...
John Leicester

The Paris Olympics medals are made with pieces of the Eiffel Tower

PARIS (AP) — An Olympic medal inlaid with a piece of the Eiffel Tower. How’s that for a monumental prize? A hexagonal, polished chunk of iron taken from the iconic landmark is being embedded in each gold, silver and bronze medal that will be hung around athletes’ necks at the July 26-Aug. 11 Paris Games and Paralympics that […]
4 months ago
FILE - The Eiffel Tower stands illuminated after sunset on July 07, 2023 in Paris, France. Paris wi...
Helena Alves and John Leicester, Associated Press

Parisians vote to hit SUVs with eye-popping parking costs in latest green drive before Olympics

Parisians have voted to muscle SUVs off the French capital’s streets by making them much more expensive to park from this fall.
4 months ago
Utahns Conner Mantz and Clayton Young, former Brigham Young University teammates, are heading to Pa...
Brianna Chavez

Utahns, former college teammates punch ticket to Summer Olympics

Utahns Conner Mantz and Clayton Young, former Brigham Young University teammates, are heading to Paris this summer to participate in the Summer Olympics.
4 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.
4 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.
6 months ago
Jesse Grupper, a Salt Lake City climber qualified to compete in the 2024 Paris Olympics. (Alex Cabr...
Alex Cabrero and Mary Culbertson, KSL TV

SLC climber qualifies for Paris Olympics

An SLC climber just became an Olympic athlete, with a win at the Pan Am Games in Santiago, Chile.
7 months ago
French judoka Clarisse Agbegnenou gestures during an interview with The Associated-Press in Paris, ...
John Leicester, Associated Press

Pioneering mothers are breaking down barriers to breastfeeding in Olympic sports

Breastfeeding and high-performance sports were long an almost impossible combination for top female athletes.
10 months ago
Natalie Grossman...
Alex Cabrero

Utah climbers focus on making Team USA one year out from Paris Olympics

The Paris Olympics Opening Ceremony is exactly one year away and Utah climber Natalie Grossman doesn't even want to think about it.
10 months ago
Swans stand in the River Seine in Paris, Wednesday, April 5, 2023. A costly and complex clean-up is...
Jon Leicester

Fancy a dip? An Olympic reboot for Paris’ toxic River Seine

A costly and complex clean-up is resuscitating the River Seine just in time for it to play a starring role in the 2024 Paris Olympics.
1 year ago
One the of climbers in the training camp climbing a wall. (KSL-TV's Alex Cabrero)...
Alex Cabrero

USA Climbing Camp for Paris 2024 begins in Salt Lake City

As the Summer 2024 Olympic Games draws closer, those athletes looking to participate begin their training. 
1 year ago
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.
2 years 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.
2 years 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.
2 years 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.
3 years 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.
3 years ago
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Alex Cabrero

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. 
3 years 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. 
3 years ago
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Shara Park

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

As the Tokyo Olympics wrap up, our KSL TV 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.
3 years ago

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