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SLC IOC Press Conference
Members of the IOC Future Host Commission, the Salt Lake City-Utah Committee for the Games and USOPC wrap up a four-day visit ahead of a vote for Salt Lake to host the 2034 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. Photo by Matt Traub/SportsTravel

Salt Lake City on Track for 2034 Winter Olympic Approval

As we said on this site months ago: peel away the ifs and buts because for all intents and purposes, Salt Lake City will host the 2034 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. There are qualifiers and there are formal steps to be taken but there is no stopping the bid after a site visit from […]

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IOC Salt Lake Visit
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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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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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)

SLC-Utah 2034 Olympic Organizers Submit Bid to International Olympic Committee

The Salt Lake City-Utah Committee for the Games officially submitted its bid to host the 2034 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games on Thursday to the International Olympic Committee with an eye toward being officially announced as the host for a future Games on July 24. The International Olympic Committee’s Future Host Commission invited Salt Lake […]

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The Residences at Utah Olympic Park is one of the "in house" properties that would be utilized for a future Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in Salt Lake City. Photo courtesy Salt Lake City-Utah Committee for the Games.

Salt Lake 2034 Olympic Organizers Near Lodging Goal

The Salt Lake City-Utah Committee for the Games has already secured over 21,000 hotel rooms for the 2034 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, nearly fulfilling the targeted goal more than a decade out from when the Games would return to Utah for the first time since 2002. Salt Lake City has been named the Preferred […]

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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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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)

Salt Lake City, IOC Future Host Commission Meet Ahead of Executive Board Decision

The Salt Lake City-Utah Committee for the Games presented key elements of its bid to the International Olympic Committee’s Future Host Commission on Tuesday in a virtual meeting ahead of the IOC Executive Board meetings later this month, in which discussion and a possible recommendation on hosts for the 2030 and 2034 Olympic and Paralympic […]

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IOC Future Host Commission Chair Karl Stoss of Austria discusses the committee's work during IOC Session meetings on Monday in Mumbai, India. Photo via International Olympic Committee.

IOC Approves Dual Winter Olympic Award for 2030, 2034

The International Olympic Committee has approved a dual award for the 2030 and 2034 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, another step toward the eventual return of the Games to Salt Lake City, Utah. Future Host Commission Chair Karl Stoss’ presentation on Sunday specifically mentioned Salt Lake City as a candidate for 2034 with groups from […]

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Winter Olympic Hosts for 2030 and 2034 to be Chosen in July

International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach said the Olympic body aims to confirm hosts for both the 2030 and 2034 Winter Games at its meeting on the eve of next year’s Paris Olympics, a gigantic boost for Salt Lake City organizers looking to bring the Winter Games back to the United States for the first […]

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