Winter Games

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.
13 hours 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 day 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 day 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.
4 days 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
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.
2 months 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
Volunteers like Donna Gunn are one of the many reasons why Utah is in the running to host another W...
Alex Cabrero

Volunteers are the success behind Utah’s Olympic venues

There is something about seeing a familiar face that often just makes things better.
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 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
The news of the Winter Games coming to Salt Lake City in 2034 was huge for young Utah athletes with...
Dan Rascon

Young athletes excited, looking forward to 2034 Olympics

The news of the Winter Games coming to Salt Lake City in 2034 was huge for young Utah athletes with Olympic dreams on their mind.
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
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
Gondola rendering...
Mariah Maynes

2034 Olympics won’t impact approval of gondola, says Mayor Wilson

Salt Lake County Mayor Jenny Wilson said she does not think the 2034 Olympics will impact UDOT’s approval of a proposed gondola in Little Cottonwood Canyon.
6 months ago
Utah Olympic skeleton athlete, Akwasi Frimpong is currently training for the 2026 Olympics. It was ...
Dan Rascon

Utah Olympic athlete voices concerns about sliding move from Italy in 2026

The bobsledding, skeleton, and luge events in the 2026 Winter Olympics will not be held in Italy with all the other games. A Utah athlete training to compete shares his concerns about the change this year.
6 months ago
Kaillie Humphries and Kaysha Love of Team United States slide during the 2-women Bobsleigh heats on...
Associated Press

Sliding sports at 2026 Olympics won’t take place in Italy after building funds cut

Bobsled, skeleton and luge events will not be held in Italy during the 2026 Milan-Cortina Olympics because the local government no longer wants to help fund it.
6 months ago
The Hoberman Arch from the 2002 Olympics  in Salt Lake City has been installed and signage unveiled...
Associated Press

Olympic committee gives Salt Lake official go-ahead as bidder for future Winter Games

The U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee has officially endorsed Salt Lake City as the American bid city for an upcoming Winter Olympics.
7 months ago
Winter Games breakfast...
Carter Williams, KSL.com

Why the IOC may have a ‘hard time saying no’ to Salt Lake City as it files Olympic bid

Fraser Bullock says the Salt Lake City-Utah Committee for the Games should have about 95% of its official proposal to host the 2030 Winter Olympics and Paralympics ready by the end of next month.
12 months ago
Salt Lake City with the Olympic rings on the mountain...
Hugo Rikard-Bell, KSLNewsRadio

Japan’s paused Olympic bid will not affect Salt Lake’s

Salt Lake City’s chief Olympic rival, Sapporo, Japan is taking a break in its bid for the 2030 Winter Olympics.
1 year ago
FILE: General View as the Olympic Flame burns during the Opening Ceremony of the 2002 Salt Lake Cit...
Eddie Pells, AP National Writer

Fewer locations, besides Salt Lake City, want to host Winter Olympics

It’s becoming nearly impossible to find any place, outside of Salt Lake City, that truly wants to host these events.
1 year ago
Salt Lake City with the Olympic rings on the mountain...
Karah Brackin

Utah may be considered for 2030, 2034 winter Olympic Games

The International Olympic Committee wrapped up three days of meetings on Wednesday. During that time, they discussed everything from rotating the Olympic Games within a pool of host cities to the conflict between Russia and Ukraine. Utah may be an option for future winter games.
1 year ago
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Shelby Lofton

Group aims to greatly reduce homelessness in SLC before Olympics potentially returns

While we wait to find out if Salt Lake City will win the bid for an upcoming Winter Olympics, one group wants to solve an issue plaguing the area before the Games' potential return.
2 years ago

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