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Georg Hackl of Germany speeds past an Olympic logo during a practice run for the men's singles luge at the 2002 Salt Lake City Winter Olympics in Park City, Utah. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

Salt Lake 2034 Winter Olympic Bid Goes to IOC Vote in July

Salt Lake City will be presented to the full International Olympic Committee membership for a vote to host the 2034 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games after the IOC Executive Board accepted the Future Host Commission’s recommendations on Wednesday. The 2030 Games bid from the French Alps region was also approved for a vote next month. […]

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Members of the Salt Lake City-Utah Committee for the Games make an opening presentation to the International Olympic Committe's Future Host Commission on the first day of a FHC visit to the potential host of the 2034 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. Photo by Matt Traub/SportsTravel

IOC Future Host Commission Starts Salt Lake Olympic Tour

While maintaining that nothing is official and there is still wiggle room, the latest step in Salt Lake City’s march to being formally awarded the 2034 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games started Wednesday with the start of a three-day tour by the International Olympic Committee’s Future Host Commission. The Future Host Commission invited Salt Lake […]

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In this February 8, 2002, file photo, fireworks burst over the athlete tribune at the Rice-Eccles Olympic Stadium in Salt Lake City during the Opening Ceremonies for the 2002 Olympic Winter Games. Salt Lake City is in line to host the Games again in 2034. (AP Photo/Frank Gunn, File)

Salt Lake City in Line to Host 2034 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games

It’s targeted dialogue, not an official bid award. It is not 100 percent confirmed and there will be steps still to take. But peel away the ifs and buts because for all intents and purposes, Salt Lake City will host the 2034 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. The International Olympic Committee’s Future Host Commission invited […]

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Salt Lake Olympic Bid Unveils Future Games Vision

Organizers working to bring the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games back to Salt Lake City unveiled their vision for a future Games during their latest board meeting, focusing on elevating the local communities, sport and the Games experience. Within each focus point are subtopic interests. The three main topics are elevating communities by inspiring youth […]

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Salt Lake City-Utah Committee for the Games CEO Fraser Bullock, left, listens as Board Chair Catherine Raney Norman and Sarah Wright, executive director of Utah Clean Energy, discuss a new report from the University of Utah’s Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute concerning a future Olympic Winter Games bid. Photo by Matt Traub/SportsTravel

Study: Utah Ready to Host Another Olympics

A study from the University of Utah’s Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute says the “demographic, social, and environmental factors favorably position the state to host another successful Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games,” as leaders for the Salt Lake City-Utah Committee for the Games continue working on a bid to return the Games to the region. […]

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Eight U.S. athletes and New York City police and firefighters carry the tattered American Flag from the World Trade Center into the stadium during the opening ceremonies of the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Tom Hanson)

Salt Lake Olympic Organizers Stress Intrinsic Value of Sports

For all the numbers of medals won and economic impact, the intrinsic nature of sports and what it can provide remain the strongest memories for those who helped organize the 2002 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in Salt Lake City. Catherine Raney Norman, chair of the Salt Lake City-Utah Committee looking to host a future […]

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The U.S. delegation walks into Rice-Eccles Stadium during the Opening Ceremony for the 2002 Olympic Winter Games in Salt Lake City, Utah. AP File Photo

2030 Salt Lake Olympic Bid Group Ready for Lausanne Visit

June 16, an historic day in Salt Lake’s Olympic history, could hold the keys this year to its Olympic future. It was on that day in 1995 that the Utah destination was awarded the 2002 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. This year, June 16 will be the second of two days of in-person meetings between […]

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The U.S. delegation walks into Rice-Eccles Stadium during the Opening Ceremony for the 2002 Olympic Winter Games in Salt Lake City, Utah. AP File Photo

Salt Lake Hosts IOC Evaluators as Race to Host 2030 Games Heats Up

The increasingly competitive race to host the 2030 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games has heated up with three International Olympic Committee representatives having visited Salt Lake City last week for a site visit before heading to Vancouver this week with another stop in Sapporo, Japan, scheduled for later in May. Observers expect the 2030 host […]

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How Utah Capitalized on Beijing’s Olympic Spectator Ban

When Beijing’s organizers decided to ban foreign spectators from attending the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, it shone an even brighter spotlight on a previous host — with many hoping that it can repeat those hosting duties in the future. Families have descended for watch parties every night in Park City, Utah, where the […]

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The U.S. delegation walks into Rice-Eccles Stadium during the Opening Ceremony for the 2002 Olympic Winter Games in Salt Lake City, Utah. AP File Photo

2030 or 2034? Salt Lake Winter Olympic Bid Resolution Should Come in 2022

The Salt Lake City-Utah Committee for the Games said Monday that they would hope to have a resolution on whether it bids to host the 2030 or 2034 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games at some point in 2022, potentially in the first half of the year. Fraser Bullock, president and chief executive officer of the […]

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