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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 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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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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The Olympic rings are set up at Trocadero plaza that overlooks the Eiffel Tower. (AP Photo//Michel Euler, File)

IOC Targets France for 2030 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games

France is on track to host a pair of Olympic Games within the space of six years after its proposed bid focusing on the Alps region was invited to targeted dialogue by the International Olympic Committee with the goal of being officially awarded the 2030 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games next summer — days before […]

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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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