U.S. Olympic Committee endorses Los Angeles for 2024 Olympics bid

The U.S. Olympic Committee on Tuesday named Los Angeles as its candidate for the 2024 Games.

Phelps, other stars missing from swimming worlds in Russia

Phelps isn't the only big name missing from the world swimming championships that begin Friday in Kazan, Russia. Read more »

July 23, 2015


Americans start looking toward Rio as Pan Am Games wind down

Alan Ashley isn't paying attention to the medal table at the Pan Am Games, but the American will be riveted to it at next year's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Read more »

July 22, 2015


Japan to start from scratch on Tokyo Olympic stadium plan

Japan scrapped the design of the Olympic stadium for the 2020 Tokyo Games because of soaring costs Friday and said it will reopen bidding for a new plan, in a stunning reversal that leaves the 2019... Read more »

July 17, 2015


A look at the world's billion-dollar sports stadiums

The first sports stadium to break the $1 billion barrier was London's Wembley Stadium. Now, Tokyo's planned National Stadium for the 2020 Olympics will be the first to reach $2 billion, according... Read more »

July 15, 2015


Tokyo Olympic venue shaping up as world's costliest stadium

When the dust settles on the marquee venue for the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, it could well be the most expensive sports stadium in the world. Read more »

July 15, 2015


A look at the teams in the quarters at the World Cup

The quarterfinals at the Women's World Cup are set. Here's a look at the upcoming matches, and how the teams have fared so far in Canada: Read more »

June 24, 2015


Paris becomes 4th city to join race for 2024 Olympic Games

Declaring they have learned from their past mistakes and failures, French officials launched a bid Tuesday to bring the Olympics to Paris in 2024 — 100 years after the games were last held in... Read more »

June 23, 2015


Beijing says snow is no problem for 2022 Winter Olympic bid

Beijing is driving home assurances that providing plenty of good quality snow for the skiing events won't be a problem if it wins the right to host the 2022 Winter Olympics. Read more »

June 23, 2015


Olympic Park getting ready to unveil new Olympic freestyle pool

The Olympic Park is preparing for a big celebration Saturday. It will unveil its new modernized freestyle training facility. Read more »

June 18, 2015


Randy Hollis: Others were more deserving of Ashe Courage Award than Caitlyn Jenner

It seems that others such as the late Lauren Hill, who battled terminal brain cancer to fulfill her dream to play college basketball, were more deserving of the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at this... Read more »

June 13, 2015


Brazil may lift visa needed by Americans heading to Olympics

Brazil's tourism minister said Thursday the visa requirements may be lifted for Americans wishing to attend next year's Rio de Janeiro Olympics, an effort that may boost ticket sales. Read more »

June 12, 2015


IOC members: Almaty narrows gap in 2022 race with Beijing

Almaty managed to win the attention of IOC members. The next challenge is to win their votes. Read more »

June 10, 2015


Almaty, Beijing present 2022 Winter Games bids to IOC

Seeking to cut into Beijing's status as favorite, leaders of the Kazakh bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics told the IOC on Tuesday that Almaty presents the ideal choice for a "real" winter setting... Read more »

June 9, 2015

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IOC approves new events for 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang

The IOC has approved new events in snowboarding, Alpine skiing, speedskating and curling for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Read more »

June 8, 2015


Salt Lake Olympic scandal 'set a precedent' for U.S. prosecution of FIFA

Seventeen years ago, the U.S. Department of Justice launched an investigation into bribery allegations against officials of another internationally known sports entity, the committee that brought... Read more »

May 28, 2015


New Salt Lake fire chief caught in political crossfire of mayoral race

Salt Lake City mayoral candidate and City Council Chairman Luke Garrott took a jab at Mayor Ralph Becker on Tuesday regarding his appointment of a new fire chief. Read more »

May 26, 2015


US delegation to visit IOC next week for talks on Boston bid

Boston and U.S. Olympic leaders will travel to Switzerland next week to sound out the IOC about their struggling candidacy for the 2024 Summer Games amid a leadership shake-up at the top of the bid. Read more »

May 22, 2015


Column: Phelps should be at world championships this summer

When the world's top swimmers head to Russia this summer for the biggest meet outside the Olympics, one important name will be missing from the U.S. team. Read more »

May 15, 2015


Bach: India not ready to bid for 2024 Olympics

India is not ready to bid for the 2024 Olympics but could be a candidate to host the games in the future, IOC President Thomas Bach said on Monday. Read more »

April 27, 2015


Jay Leno headlines Fourth Annual State of Sport Awards as athletes, teams honored

Athletes and teams from around Utah, from a variety of sports, were recognized at the Fourth Annual State of Sport Awards Tuesday night at EnergySolutions Arena. Comedian Jay Leno delighted the... Read more »

April 21, 2015


No place for world's top marathon in 2024 Boston Olympics

No sport is more connected to Olympic history than the marathon, and no marathon is more iconic than the Boston race that has been testing and torturing distance runners for 119 years. Read more »

April 21, 2015


Ugly Olympic conflict breaks into open at Sochi conference

Never in recent memory has the Olympic movement seen anything quite like this. Read more »

April 20, 2015

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Michael Phelps confirms he's aiming for 5th Olympics in Rio

Michael Phelps is aiming to compete in a fifth Olympics next year in Rio, although the 18-time Olympic champion won't swim in the world championships this summer. Read more »

April 15, 2015


Bidding race for 2024 Olympics starting to get crowded

Even though the race hasn't officially started, the field for the 2024 Olympics is getting more crowded by the day. Read more »

April 13, 2015


Paris council clears way for 2024 Olympic bid

ook a decisive step toward a bid for the 2024 Olympics on Monday when the city council approved a resolution in favor of bringing the games back to the French capital for the first time in 100 years. Read more »

April 13, 2015


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