Beijing was selected Friday to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, defeating the bid from Almaty in a close vote.
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 »
In town for the Super Bowl, the leader of the Olympics posed for a picture with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. Read more »
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 »
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 »
Exceeding expectations in her comeback season, Lindsey Vonn now heads to her hometown world championships injury-free and winning races in style. Read more »
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 »
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 »
Sailing in Boston Harbor. Baseball at Fenway Park. Beach volleyball on Boston Common, the oldest public park in the United States. Read more »
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 »
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 »
The Dufour-Lapointe sisters say their relationship enhances the beauty and challenges of professional ski racing. Read more »
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 »
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 »
Boston officials are celebrating the city's selection as the U.S. nominee for the 2024 Olympics. Read more »
Karate is making a push to be part of the program for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Read more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Vonn punctuated her piercing scream after crossing the finish line by yelling "Yes!!!" Read more »
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 »
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 »
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