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Winter Olympics Salt Lake City
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)

2034 Winter Olympic Venue Plan Released Before IOC Visit

Thirteen venues have been proposed to host events for the 2034 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in Salt Lake City, the Salt Lake City-Utah Committee for the Games announced Wednesday ahead of a visit next week by the International Olympic Committee. The plan includes a core of existing venues along with bringing new events of […]

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SLC France Torch
SLC-UT CEO Fraser Bullock, Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur Region President Renaud Muselier, Utah Olympic Legacy Foundation CEO Colin Hilton and Park City Mayor Nann Worel hold the symbolic Olympic Torch at the Utah Olympic Legacy Museum in Park City on Thursday after Muselier and a delegation of French visitors toured some of Park City's Olympic facilities. Photo courtesy Brennan Smith/Utah Olympic Legacy Foundation

Future Olympic Host Salt Lake City Welcome French Counterparts

It seemed apt that as the first major snowfall that reached not only the mountains but the low-lying valleys in the Salt Lake region came right as representatives from the Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur in France visited in the first in-person meeting between the areas that will host back-to-back future Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. The […]

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Winter Olympics Salt Lake City
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 after being invited to targeted dialogue by the International Olympic Committee. (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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Soldier Hollow Groundbreaking

Soldier Hollow Celebrates Groundbreaking of Renovated Competition Building

Soldier Hollow, the host for biathlon, cross-country skiing and Nordic Combined at the 2002 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games and planned to be one of the sites used in a future Games, broke ground Friday morning on a renovated and expanded competition building that could transform Nordic skiing resources in Utah. The $13.5 million project […]

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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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Ukrainian athletes, coaches and their family members arrive at Salt Lake City International Airport earlier this week. Photo courtesy Utah Olympic Legacy Foundation

Utah Welcomes Ukrainian Athletes In Training, Humanitarian Effort

The Utah Olympic Legacy Foundation is welcoming about 50 displaced Ukrainian athletes, coaches and family members beginning this month in an all-encompassing humanitarian and sporting initiative to provide a safe haven and training opportunities amid unrest and turmoil in their home country due to the invasion by Russia. Every aspect of the group’s needs will […]

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2013-14 Staff HeadshotsPhoto: Sarah Brunson/U.S. Ski Team
Photo: Sarah Brunson/U.S. Ski Team

Four-time Olympian Catherine Raney-Norman Named Chair of Salt Lake City Olympic Bid Efforts

The Salt Lake City-Utah Committee for the Games has named Catherine Raney-Norman, a four-time Olympic speedskater, as its chair as it looks to bring the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games back to Utah for 2030 or 2034. Cindy Crane, who steered the group through its formative period, announced the changes following a June 9 governing […]

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