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Beijing selected to host 2022 Winter Olympics, beating out bid from Almaty

Beijing was selected Friday to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, defeating the bid from Almaty in a close vote.

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Italian PM Renzi announces Rome 2024 Olympic bid

Italy announced Monday that Rome will be a candidate to host the 2024 Olympics, a decision that comes two years after the government scrapped plans to bid for the 2020 Games because of financial... Read more »

Dec. 15, 2014

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IOC grants full Olympic recognition to Kosovo

Athletes from Kosovo will be able to compete at the 2016 Summer Games after being granted full recognition on Tuesday by the International Olympic Committee. Read more »

Dec. 9, 2014

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Park City's Ted Ligety wins Beaver Creek giant slalom

BEAVER CREEK, Colo. — Park City’s Ted Ligety caught up to his boyhood idol on a day when no one could come close to catching up to him, even with a broken wrist. The American used a... Read more »

Dec. 7, 2014

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Vonn wins 1st World Cup race in nearly 2 years

Vonn punctuated her piercing scream after crossing the finish line by yelling "Yes!!!" Read more »

Dec. 6, 2014

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Bach: Venue changes possible for 2018, 2020 Games

The IOC will allow South Korean and Japanese Olympic organizers to make changes to their venue plans for the 2018 and 2020 Games if the moves result in cutting costs and avoiding white elephants. Read more »

Dec. 6, 2014

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IOC sets schedule for 2024 Olympic bid process

The IOC set the timeline Saturday for bidding for the 2024 Summer Olympics, a race that could include contenders from the United States, Germany, Italy, France and other countries. Read more »

Dec. 6, 2014

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Wrist on mend, Park City's Ted Ligety will compete at Beaver Creek

ety was looking to add more hardware to his collection this season. Just not this kind of hardware. Read more »

Dec. 2, 2014

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San Francisco's bid for 2024 Olympics taking shape

This tech-booming city, home to Twitter and other innovative startups, is experiencing its greatest growth since the California Gold Rush more than 150 years ago. Read more »

Nov. 26, 2014

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Los Angeles making quiet bid for 2024 Olympics

Glamour, celebrities, perfect weather. A revitalized and growing downtown. Iconic venues and political support. With these virtues, Los Angeles looks like an ideal fit to host the 2024 Olympics. Read more »

Nov. 26, 2014

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DC Olympic bid touts 'unity' over dysfunction

Place your hands together in just the right way, with thumbs overlapping and the other fingers pointing to the sky, and you've created the symbol for 2024 Olympics in the nation's capital. Read more »

Nov. 26, 2014

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