Olympics

Nathan Chen - Figure Skating...
Dave Skretta, AP

US Figure Skaters Still Await Medals From Beijing Games

(AP) – Every once in a while, Nathan Chen and the rest of the American figure skaters who finished second in the team event at the Beijing Olympics will get on a group chat and catch up on everything happening in their lives. Things that aren’t happening, too, like a medal ceremony for the Winter […]
2 months ago
2024 Olympics...
John Leicester, AP

The 2024 Paralympics In Paris Won’t Open In Stadium

The world's best Paralympic athletes, parading down France's most famous boulevard with their prosthetic limbs, mobility chairs, and stories of adversity, heading to a grand celebration of their prowess and sports on the Paris square where the French Revolutionaries of 1789 chopped off heads.
2 months ago
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WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer

Skepticism And Hope As USA Gymnastics Enters Post-Nassar Era

The blue and red flames of the new logo USA Gymnastics unveiled this week are designed to symbolize rebirth. They might as well double as a metaphor for the self-inflicted damage the organization has endured for the better part of a decade.
4 months ago
Troy Vincent - NFL...
Rob Maaddi, AP

NFL Makes Strong Push For Flag Football With Eye On Olympics

Flag football will be played at an international, multi-sport event for the first time next week during the World Games in Alabama.
5 months 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.
6 months ago
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Ciaran Fahey, AP

World Swimming Bans Transgender Athletes From Women’s Events

World swimming’s governing body has effectively banned transgender women from competing in women’s events, starting Monday.
6 months 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.
6 months ago
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Ed White, AP

Simone Biles, Other Women Seek $1B-Plus From FBI Over Nassar

Dozens of women who say they were sexually assaulted by Larry Nassar are seeking more than $1 billion from the FBI.
6 months 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.
6 months ago
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Kyle Ireland

Multiple Locals On Time’s 100 ‘Most Influential People’ Of 2022 List

Time listed multiple individuals with ties to the state of Utah on the publication's "Most Influential People" of 2022 list.
7 months ago
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The Associated Press

Olympic Luge Champion Johannes Ludwig Of Germany Retires

Olympic champion Johannes Ludwig had the best luge season of his life, then decided that would be the perfect way to end his career.
7 months ago
Alysa Liu of Team United States...
Barry Wilner, AP

Olympics Figure Skater Alysa Liu Retires At Age 16

Alysa Liu, a 2022 Olympian and world championships bronze medalist, is retiring from competitive figure skating at age 16.
8 months ago
Rudy Gobert - France - Italy - Tokyo Olympics...
The Associated Press

Players Push Paris Olympics To Find A New Basketball Venue

Criticism from French national team players about a basketball venue planned for the 2024 Paris Olympics has led to a search for a replacement.
9 months ago
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Associated Press

Paris Olympics Sets $26 Lowest Rate For One Million Tickets

Organizers of the 2024 Paris Olympics say one million tickets will be sold for 24 euros each. Some of those lowest-price tickets will be available for each of the 32 sports.
9 months ago
Nathan Chen - Beijing 2022...
The Associated Press

Olympic Champ Nathan Chen Out Of Figure Skating Worlds With Injury

Olympic figure skating champion Nathan Chen withdrew from the world championships because of what he called a “nagging injury.”
9 months ago
Ingrid Landmark Tandrevold - Norway...
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.
9 months ago
Dmytro Pidruchnyi - Team Ukraine...
James Ellingworth, AP

Ukrainian Athletes Join Military After Russian Invasion

Multiple Ukrainian athletes have joined the military following Russia's invasion of their homeland in late February.
9 months ago
ROC - Beijing 2022 Olympics...
Graham Dunbar, AP

Olympic Body Calls For Russia To Be Excluded From Sports

The International Olympic Committee has made a sweeping move to isolate and condemn Russia because of the country’s invasion of Ukraine.
9 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.
10 months ago
Finland Gold Medal Men's Hockey - Beijing 2022...
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.
10 months ago
Closing Ceremony - Beijing 2022...
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.
10 months ago
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Alex Cabrero, KSL TV

Utah Man Offers Familiar Voice For Athletes In Beijing

Carl Roepke, who lives in Park City, was invited to Beijing for the 2022 Winter Olympics because of his voice.
10 months ago
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Debbie Worthen & Madison Swenson, KSL TV

Social Media Gives Behind The Scenes Look At Team USA In Beijing

Much of our lives revolves around social media. Liking, retweeting, snapping, swiping right -- it's all a normal part of the day.
10 months ago
Mikaela Shiffrin - Beijing 2022...
The Associated Press

Shiffrin, US Finish 4th In Mixed Team Olympic Event

Mikaela Shiffrin and the American mixed ski team missed out on a medal after losing against Norway in the final Alpine ski event.
10 months ago