Companies shouldn’t want to be ‘used for war propaganda,’ Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy says.
Fallout, including possible boycotts, could hurt the L.A. Olympics as well as Utah’s bid to host the Winter Games, expert says
The IOC is standing by sanctions against Russia and Belarus but is leaving the door open to their athletes competing in Paris.
The possible inclusion of Russian and Belarusian athletes at 2024 Summer Games is drawing fire from both sides.
Zelenskyy says even neutral flag for Russian athletes would be ‘stained with blood’
The IOC’s new global hospitality and ticketing program offers a VIP experience but can cost thousands of dollars.
Salt Lake City native and Olympic gold medalist says Salt Lake City is ready to host in 2030 or 2034
Utah’s bid for the Olympics shouldn’t be taken for granted, expert says.
Three countries are banding together to compete against Salt Lake City, Sapporo and Vancouver.
Thomas Bach says any plan to rotate Winter Games won’t come until after the two host cities for 2030 and 2034 are chosen together.
Gov. Spencer Cox participated in a critical pitch to an International Olympic Committee panel.
Governor, SLC mayor, others have a role making the case to host the 2030 Winter Games
Salt Lake City’s budget for the Winter Games may go up too, but will still break even, bid leader says.
Both Sapporo and Salt Lake City expected to advance to next stage of bidding for 2030 Winter Games.
Olympic observers disagree, but a Fordham University professor says “it’s not a done deal.”
Vancouver, Canada appears to be out of the running for the 2030 Winter Games. That leaves Salt Lake City and Sapporo, Japan, still in the race.
IOC leaders were set to advance their choice in December but now it might not come until late 2023.
Bid leaders say Salt Lake City stands ‘ready at any time’ to host another Olympics.
A new Deseret News/Hinckley Institute of Politics finds strong support for seeking 2030 or 2034 Winter Games.
Thomas Bach encourages athletes and Ukraine’s hopes of hosting a Winter Games
Not everyone is excited about the possibility that another Olympics could be coming to Utah.
So who’s going to pick up the check if Utah’s bid for another Winter Olympics succeeds?
An International Olympic Committee team of technical experts spent three days in Utah this week.
‘Our hearts go out to the Ukrainians,’ U.S. biathlon official says
Utah leaders like Gov. Spencer Cox, Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall and U.S. Sen. Mitt Romney talk about what the Olympics brought to the state and what can be gained by hosting again.
The last time the United States did not send a team to an Olympics was in 1980, when many Western nations stayed away from the Summer Games in Moscow.
Decision between 2030 and 2034 Winter Games bid now coming mid 2022
The new leaders of Utah’s bid to host another Olympics, four-time Olympic speedskater Catherine Raney Norman and Steve Starks, CEO of the Larry H. Miller group of companies, are pitching pride in the legacy left for the community by the 2002 Winter Games in Salt Lake City.
Breakdancing will join skateboarding, surfing and climbing as so-called “urban” Olympic sports starting in the 2024 Summer Games in Paris. But don’t expect a similar change to the Winter Olympics, which Utah hopes to host again in 2030 or 2034.
For Gov.-elect Spencer Cox, bringing the Olympics back to Utah in the next decade or so would give Utahns a chance to show the world they’ve grown even more since successfully hosting the 2002 Winter Games.