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John Leicester, AP

Paris Prepares For 100-Day Countdown To Olympic Games

In 100 days as of Wednesday, the Paris Olympics will kick off with a wildly ambitious waterborne opening ceremony.
5 days ago
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HANNAH SCHOENBAUM Associated Press

As Many Cities Sour On Hosting Olympics, Salt Lake City’s Enthusiasm Endures

The International Olympic Committee was effusive in its support for an effort to bring back the Winter Games to Utah's capital city in 2034.
10 days ago
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Associated Press

Russian Olympic Committee Loses Appeal Against Suspension By IOC

The Russian Olympic Committee has lost an appeal against its suspension by the International Olympic Committee.
2 months ago
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Tim Reynolds, AP

LeBron James Still Committed To Paris Olympics, But Health Remains Big Key

Los Angeles Lakers forward and NBA star LeBron James still wants to participate in the Paris Olympics this summer.
2 months ago
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John Leicester, AP

Paris Olympics Medals Are Made With Pieces Of Eiffel Tower

An Olympic medal inlaid with a piece of the Eiffel Tower. How’s that for a monumental prize in the 2024 Summer Games?
2 months ago
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Kyle Ireland

Former BYU Distance Runners Qualify For Summer Olympics

Former BYU national champs Conner Mantz and Clayton Young earned spots on Team USA after their performances in the U.S. Olympic Team Trials.
3 months ago
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Graham Dunbar, AP

Valieva Disqualified In Olympic Doping Case, Russians Set To Lose Team Gold To US

Russian figure skater Kamila Valieva was disqualified from the 2022 Olympics on Monday, almost two years after the teenager's doping case.
3 months ago
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Kyle Ireland

Utahn Credits Taylor Swift After Earning Silver Medal At Youth Olympics

Park City's Josie Johnson credited Taylor Swift for helping her capture the silver medal at the 2024 Youth Winter Games.
3 months ago
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Gerald Imray, Nqobile Ntshangase, and Mogomotsi Magome, AP

Olympic Sprinter Oscar Pistorius Released After Serving Nearly 9 Years In Prison

Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius was released from prison on Friday after serving nearly nine years for killing his girlfriend.
4 months ago
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Madisan Hinkhouse

Salt Lake City Announced As ‘Preferred Host’ Of 2034 Olympic Games

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced that Salt Lake City is the preferred host city for the 2034 Olympic Games.
5 months ago
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Graham Dunbar, AP

Winter Olympic Host Cities For 2030, 2034 To Be Chosen At Same Time In July

The IOC said it wants to pick two Winter Olympic host cities in July — putting Salt Lake City quickly into play for the 2034 edition.
6 months ago
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AP

Olympic Committee Gives Salt Lake City Official Go-Ahead As Bidder For Future Winter Games

The U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee officially endorsed Salt Lake City on Thursday as the American bid city for an upcoming Winter Olympics, with the committee's chairman saying that while the U.S. bid remains flexible, it would prefer hosting in 2034 over 2030.
7 months ago
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Haven Daley, AP

Megan Rapinoe Says She’ll Retire After NWSL Season, Her 4th World Cup

U.S. women’s soccer star Megan Rapinoe is ready to retire after a career in which she won an Olympic gold medal and two World Cups.
10 months ago
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Kyle Ireland

Governor Cox: Confident Olympics Will Return To SLC In 2030 Or 2034

Utah governor Spencer Cox said that his confidence level in bringing the Winter Olympics back to Salt Lake City is at "99.9 percent."
12 months ago
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Jerome Pugmire, AP

4 Million Apply For Tickets For Paris 2024 Olympics In Lottery

Four million applications were received for an online lottery where winners get to buy tickets for next year’s Paris Olympics.
1 year ago
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The Associated Press

Mikaela Shiffrin Sets World Cup Skiing Record With 87th Victory

Minutes after earning her 87th career win, Mikaela Shiffrin understood the significance of setting the record for most World Cup victories.
1 year ago
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EDDIE PELLS AP National Writer

Winter Olympics Focus On Climate Change, Rotating Hosts

To hear the world's Olympic leaders tell it, the bidding for future Winter Games has been jumbled by internal disputes.
1 year ago
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Eddie Pells, AP

Salt Lake City Winter Olympics Bid More Likely For 2034

Recent meetings with the IOC have led U.S. officials to believe all signs point toward Salt Lake City bidding for the 2034 Winter Olympics.
2 years ago
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Larry Lage, AP

Winter Olympics May Not Include Nordic Combined For 1st Time

The IOC is due to make a decision later this month about whether to allow women to compete in Nordic combined at the 2026 Games.
2 years ago
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Stephen Wade, AP

Chinese Olympian Eileen Gu Working For Salt Lake Games Bid

Eileen Gu, who won two gold medals for China at the Beijing Olympics, has signed on to work for Salt Lake City's bid for the Winter Olympics.
2 years ago
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Associated Press

Russian Olympic Body Challenges Ban From Winter Sports Event

The Russian Olympic Committee has made an urgent appeal to overturn a ban on its athletes competing at a European winter sports festival in Finland.
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
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Stephen Whyno, AP

Finland Beats Russians For Its 1st Olympic Hockey Gold Medal

Finland knocked off the favored Russians 2-1 to win the men's hockey tournament without NHL players at the Beijing Games.
2 years ago
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The Associated Press

Flame Extinguished To End Beijing Games

The Olympic flame has been extinguished in Beijing, marking the end of the most locked-down games in history.
2 years ago