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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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The U.S. Olympic team marches into Rice-Eccles Olympic Stadium during the opening ceremonies of the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City on February 8, 2002. (AP Photo/Laura Rauch)

Salt Lake City Organizes Olympic Bid Committee

Having hosted the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games once before, Salt Lake City and the state of Utah have formed a joint committee “in preparation for a future Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.” Governor Gary Herbert and Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall jointly named members to the Salt Lake City-Utah Committee for the Games. […]

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Utah Olympic Park Plans Multi-Million Dollar Renovation

The Utah Olympic Park will expand the number of ski runs in Park City and renovate training facilities as part of an $11 million capital project with an eye toward Salt Lake City’s bid for a second Olympic Winter Games. As many as 10 new ski runs will be built over the next five years […]

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Salt Lake City to Host 2020 AMA Supercross Series Finale

The Monster Energy AMA Supercross series in 2020 will visit 17 stadiums and, for the first time in 23 years, have its season finale somewhere other than Las Vegas. The series will start January 4 at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, California, and visit 14 states before the season finale on May 2 at Rice-Eccles Stadium […]

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USOC Chooses Salt Lake City for Potential Winter Games Bid

The U.S. Olympic Committee will move Salt Lake City forward as its potential bid city for a 2030 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games or beyond, selecting the Utah capital and former Games host over a competing bid from Denver. The move allows an extraordinary amount of time for a potential bid as the International Olympic […]

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