Olympics

Carmen Rasmusen Herbert: Passing the torch: Parents of Olympians live their dreams

There will come a point when there is a sort of “passing of the torch,” when I let go of some of my dreams and let my children achieve theirs … and, in a beautiful way, their... Read more »

Feb. 25, 2014

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Utahns make U.S. Olympic Committee list of finalists for the 2014 Best of the U.S. Olympic Awards

The U.S. Olympic Committee selected its finalists the first-ever Best of the U.S. Olympic Awards. Read more »

Feb. 25, 2014

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Utahns love the Olympics: KSL TV medals in Winter Games television coverage

KSL TV ranked No. 1 in share of audience and No. 2 in ratings in television coverage of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia. Read more »

Feb. 25, 2014

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Alex Ovechkin apologizes for Russia hockey performance at the Olympics

Alex Ovechkin apologized for Russia's hockey performance at the Olympics, a sentiment put in perspective by the encouraging news that his father was on the way home after heart surgery. Read more »

Feb. 25, 2014

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Russia leaves the world with a view of its history and its hope in Sochi Winter Olympics

Seventeen days of Olympic competition has put Russia in the spotlight, and officials hope it's changed hearts and minds about who is and how engaged it wants to be with the rest of the world. Read more »

Feb. 24, 2014

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From serving in war to standing on the medals podium: Chris Fogt gets 1st Olympic medal of US bobsled career

A couple of years ago, Chris Fogt was serving his country in war. On Sunday, he was representing his country on the medal podium at the Olympic Games. Read more »

Feb. 23, 2014

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Utah's Steven Holcomb and Chris Fogt earn bronze in four-man bobsled

The bronze was Park City native Steve Holcomb's second Olympic medal of the games, third in his career, while it was Alpine's Chris Fogt's first. Read more »

Feb. 23, 2014

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On home ice and snow, Russians win medals tally

Russia's post-Soviet athletic decline hit bottom at the Vancouver Olympics, where the once dominant winter sporting nation left with only three gold medals and the daunting task of rebuilding its... Read more »

Feb. 23, 2014

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US officials defend team performance in Sochi

The speedskaters flopped, and the hockey team was blanked when it mattered most. If it wasn't for some brand new sports, the medal count would be paltry. Read more »

Feb. 23, 2014

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Canada beats Sweden 3-0 for Olympic hockey gold

Jonathan Toews scored in the first period, captain Sidney Crosby scored his first goal of the tournament and Canada defended its Olympic men's hockey title Sunday with a 3-0 victory over Sweden in... Read more »

Feb. 23, 2014

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Farewell, Sochi! Russia closes costliest Olympics (+photos)

Flushed with pride after a spectacular showing at the costliest Olympics ever, Russia celebrates 17 days of sport-driven global unity on Sunday night with a farewell show that hands off the Winter... Read more »

Feb. 23, 2014

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NBC's Olympics: The eyes have it

Televising the Olympics is a complex, multi-million dollar business venture that seems to have more riding on it every two years. Beyond attracting millions of people to the broadcast network each... Read more »

Feb. 23, 2014

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Top quotes from the 2014 Sochi Olympics

Here's a compilation of the best quotes from the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics. Read more »

Feb. 22, 2014

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Utahns Steve Holcomb and Chris Fogt in 4th place after 2 runs in 4-man bobsled at Sochi

Steve Holcomb said he's determined to find a way to pick up speed and give the Russians' sled a legitimate challenge for the gold medal in Sunday's final two runs of the four-man bobsled event at... Read more »

Feb. 22, 2014

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Tough slalom course and melting snow conditions make for a wild ride in Sochi's last Alpine ski race

More than half of the 109 skiers competing in slalom Saturday night weren't able to finish the course. That includes giant slalom gold medalist Ted Ligety, who called the course "borderline... Read more »

Feb. 22, 2014

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Brad Rock: Should Utah make another run at hosting the Olympics?

If the Olympics are a beacon for the world, Salt Lake makes complete sense. It’s frugal, experienced and full of willing volunteers. Read more »

Feb. 22, 2014

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Park City's Eric Heiden and hockey star Caitlin Cahow represent the U.S. government

President Barack Obama selected a half dozen athletes to represent him at the opening and closing ceremonies. Among them are Park City doctor Eric Heiden, winner of five gold medals, and former... Read more »

Feb. 22, 2014

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Amy Donaldson: American Mikaela Shiffrin skis to gold to prove miracles are not random

The 18-year-old from Vail, Colo., discussed becoming the youngest U.S. woman to win an Olympic gold medal in slalom. Her assessment of ski racing transcends sport. Read more »

Feb. 22, 2014

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Russia's Zubkov takes slim lead in Olympic 4-man; Park City's Steven Holcomb in 4th

Alexander Zubkov has close company in his pursuit of Olympic history. Trying to become the sixth driver to win two bobsled gold medals in the same games, Zubkov has a narrow lead over Latvia's... Read more »

Feb. 22, 2014

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Rock, classical, Broadway at Sochi figure skating exhibition gala

With the pressure off and no medals at stake, it was time for the Olympic figure skaters to have some fun. Read more »

Feb. 22, 2014

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Mario Matt, 34, wins Olympic slalom; oldest Alpine champ

One racer called the course "borderline unsportsmanlike." Another said it was "brutal." Five of the top eight skiers in the opening leg failed to even finish the second. Read more »

Feb. 22, 2014

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5 golds? American teen Mikaela Shiffrin dreaming big for next Olympics

You can see it in the freshness of the 18-year-old American's face, the gleam in her eye after snaring her first gold medal and the enthusiasm in her voice as she takes every question head on. Read more »

Feb. 22, 2014

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Speedskater Shani Davis ponders future after Olympic shutout

Shani Davis wanted to end his Olympic career with a flourish. Instead, one of America's greatest speedskaters endured a miserable time with the rest of his U.S. teammates at the Sochi Games. Read more »

Feb. 22, 2014

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Jamaican bobsled team faces uncertain future

The Jamaican bobsled team was the life of the party once again at the Winter Olympics, laughing and joking its way through a trip to Sochi that was fraught with enough financial hardship and travel... Read more »

Feb. 22, 2014

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Sweden, Canada play for gold in men's hockey final

Henrik Lundqvist already has a gold medal at home, tucked away in memory of two fantastic weeks in Turin eight years ago. Nearly half of Canada's roster has the same souvenir from Vancouver in 2010. Read more »

Feb. 22, 2014

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