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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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USA Wrestling 2024 Boys 16U Nationals Duals Heads to Utah

USA Wrestling’s 2024 Boys 16U National Dual Meet Championships will be held at Zions Bank Real Academy in Herriman, Utah from June 12-15, 2024 before returning to the same location in 2025. The tournament features state-level teams from USA Wrestling’s state associations from across the nation competing in dual meets in freestyle and Greco-Roman wrestling. […]

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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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U.S. Biathlon Moves Headquarters to Soldier Hollow Nordic Center

The United States Biathlon Association will move its headquarters to Soldier Hollow Nordic Center in Midway, Utah, which hosted the sport during the 2002 Olympic Winter Games and has since hosted a number of other international events. The move of HQ was approved by the board of directors this week. Lake Placid, New York, will […]

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Jeff Robbins of the Utah Sports Commission talks about the organization's latest mental health initiative. Photograph By Melissa Majchrzak

Utah Sports Commission, Huntsman Mental Health Institute Announce Partnership

The Utah Sports Commission and Huntsman Mental Health Institute have announced a partnership to enhance awareness and action surrounding mental health in sport. The announcement was made by Utah Sports Commission President and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Robbins along with Huntsman Foundation President and Chief Operating Officer David Huntsman at the 11th annual Governor’s State […]

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Spain Soccer La Liga
Barcelona's Sergino Dest, left, plays the ball during a La Liga match against Real Betis at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona. (AP Photo/Joan Monfort)

Real Madrid, Barcelona, Juventus, Club América and Chivas Touring U.S. as Part of AEG Event

As the weather turns increasingly warmer and big event stadiums look to bring in unique events, football and soccer stadiums will be announcing exhibition games between European big-name clubs, clubs south of the border in Liga MX and within Major League Soccer as well. AEG Tour Spread Throughout West, South U.S. AEG has announced the […]

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Utah Sports Commission Approaches $3 Billion in Impact

The 2023 NBA All-Star Game will help the Utah Sports Commission reach $3 billion in estimated economic impact to the state since its inception in 2000, the organization has announced. The Utah Sports Commission was founded with the intent of keeping Utah’s sport and Olympic legacy alive after the Salt Lake City region hosted the […]

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Salt Lake City to Host 2023 USA Volleyball Boys Junior Nationals

USA Volleyball has selected Salt Lake City, Utah, to host the 2023 Boys Junior National Championship from June 29–July 6 at the Calvin L. Rampton Salt Palace Convention Center. “We are so happy to be naming Salt Lake City as the host of USA Volleyball’s 2023 Boys Junior National Championship,” said USA Volleyball President and […]

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