Snowboarder Kelly Clark returns to Utah to give back to the community

Kelly Clark is giving back to the community through the local Burton Chill program serving underprivileged youth.

FIS World Cup and U.S. Grand Prix returns to Park City with athletes from X Games and Olympics competing

Some of the world's best snowboard and free skiers will compete at Park City Mountain Resort this weekend. Among them are Olympic and Winter X Games medalists. Read more »

Feb. 26, 2015


Kelly Clark returns to Utah to give back to the community

Kelly Clark returned to Utah this week to compete in the 2015 U.S. Park City Grand Prix and using her foundation to give back to the community through the local Burton Chill program serving... Read more »

Feb. 25, 2015


Joss Christensen returns to defend his Park City Grand Prix gold at his 'playground'

Joss Christensen returns to defend his Park City Grand Prix Gold at the 2015 Sprint U.S. Park City Grand Prix this weekend at Park City Mountain Resort. Read more »

Feb. 23, 2015


1980 US Olympic hockey team reunites in Lake Placid

The ovation wasn't quite as deafening as it was 35 years ago. It was riveting, nonetheless, for Dave Christian and his old Olympic buddies, together again to celebrate their Miracle on Ice. Read more »

Feb. 21, 2015


Paris takes step toward bidding for 2024 Olympics

Paris moved a step closer to bidding for the 2024 Olympics on Thursday when Mayor Anne Hidalgo welcomed the results of a feasibility study on bringing the games back to the capital after a 100-year... Read more »

Feb. 12, 2015


IOC president doesn't see American football as Olympic sport

American football isn't getting into the Summer Olympics anytime soon. Read more »

Feb. 3, 2015


Brazil official not worried about violence during Olympics

Brazil's Tourism Minister said Tuesday he's not worried that a recent spike in violence in Rio de Janeiro might deter visitors from attending next year's Olympic Games. Read more »

Feb. 3, 2015

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IOC leader: Protest groups don't deflate Boston's chances

In town for the Super Bowl, the leader of the Olympics posed for a picture with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. Read more »

Jan. 31, 2015


IOC dismisses idea of joint Saudi-Bahrain bid for Olympics

The IOC shot down a suggestion by a Saudi Arabian official Tuesday that the ultraconservative nation could seek to co-host the Olympics with neighboring Bahrain by having male and female athletes compete in separate countries. Read more »

Jan. 27, 2015


Amy Donaldson: Former Olympic skier uses sports to help children recover

Tracy Evans uses sports to help promote gender equity, healing and personal growth in countries that have been ravaged. Kids Play International relies on volunteers and donors to serve children in... Read more »

Jan. 26, 2015


Lindsey Vonn heads home for world champs in winning shape

Exceeding expectations in her comeback season, Lindsey Vonn now heads to her hometown world championships injury-free and winning races in style. Read more »

Jan. 25, 2015


X Games: Park City's Joss Christensen claims silver in men's ski slopestyle

Joss Christensen, a Park City native, continued his rise to be a consistent threat to the top of the podium, placing second in the competition and earning his first X Games medal. Read more »

Jan. 24, 2015


Largest opening crowd in X Games history watches Danny Davis top Shaun White

Danny Davis takes the gold in the men's snowboard superpipe for the second year in a row — this time with Shaun White in the field Read more »

Jan. 23, 2015


Boston 2024 makes Olympic bid info public

Sailing in Boston Harbor. Baseball at Fenway Park. Beach volleyball on Boston Common, the oldest public park in the United States. Read more »

Jan. 21, 2015


U.S. short track speedskating national championships underway at Utah Olympic Oval

The country's best short track athletes will compete for national titles in Kearns this weekend. Competition starts at 9 a.m. Saturday and Sunday. Read more »

Jan. 17, 2015


IOC accepts Pyeongchang's refusal to move Olympic venues

has accepted South Korea's venue plans for the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang after organizers declined its request to move events to save money. Read more »

Jan. 16, 2015


Amy Donaldson: Sisters find strength, inspiration in competing together

The Dufour-Lapointe sisters say their relationship enhances the beauty and challenges of professional ski racing. Read more »

Jan. 11, 2015


Team Canada comes out on top in 2015 FIS Freestyle Ski World Cup

The 2015 FIS Freestyle Ski World Cup at Deer Valley came to a close with Team Canada on top of the podium in both men’s and women’s dual moguls competition. Read more »

Jan. 11, 2015


U.S. mogul skier earns 1st World Cup podium during weekend of good fortune

K.C. Oakley earned the second podium of her four-year World Cup career and her first victory. She was also named to the U.S. freestyle world championship team. Read more »

Jan. 9, 2015


Boston officials move forward on 2024 Olympic bid

Boston officials are celebrating the city's selection as the U.S. nominee for the 2024 Olympics. Read more »

Jan. 9, 2015


Karate bidding to be included in program at 2020 Olympics

Karate is making a push to be part of the program for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Read more »

Jan. 8, 2015


Sandy skier is one of 2 U.S. development athletes killed in an avalanche in Austria

Bryce Astle, 19, was one of two development athletes for the U.S. ski team who was killed in an avalanche in Austria on Tuesday. The other was Ronnie Berlack, 20, of New Hampshire. Read more »

Jan. 5, 2015


Lake Placid isn't just for winter lovers anymore

Perhaps it's the fresh-baked cookie that's offered to guests as they check into the Mirror Lake Inn, the village's crown jewel of lodging. Or perhaps it's how just about every quaint store and... Read more »

Dec. 29, 2014


These 14 Utahns reminded us why we love sports in 2014

The year 2014 seemed to have more than its share of serious and sad stories, but there was plenty to celebrate and admire. The DeseretNews.com sports team selected 14 athletes that reminded us that... Read more »

Dec. 24, 2014

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Rome 2024 Olympic bid could also involve Vatican

Italian Premier Matteo Renzi announced Monday that Rome will propose a cost-conscious bid to host the 2024 Olympics that will take advantage of IOC President Thomas Bach's newly approved reforms... Read more »

Dec. 15, 2014


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