BYU's Kate Hansen taking 2014-15 luge season off to focus on academics

The BYU student's absence was the most notable development on the fall 2014 national team roster that was unveiled Tuesday. Read more »

May 20, 2014


Westminster College celebrates its Olympic athletes

Westminster College held a celebration in honor of the school’s Olympians. The school had 23 students compete in the 2014 Olympic Games in Sochi — 10 percent of Team USA. Read more »

May 9, 2014


IOC shoots down British report on moving Rio Games

The IOC said Friday there is "not a shred of truth" to a British newspaper report that London has been approached about replacing Rio de Janeiro as host of the 2016 Olympics. Read more »

May 9, 2014


NBC extends Olympic deal through 2032 for $7.75B

NBC secured the U.S. broadcast rights to the Olympics through 2032 on Wednesday in a record six-games agreement worth $7.75 billion, a surprise deal that shuts out rival American networks and... Read more »

May 7, 2014


Phelps enters 2 events at North Carolina meet

Next up for Michael Phelps' comeback: Two events that produced Olympic gold. Read more »

May 6, 2014


IOC vice president says Rio's Olympic preps are 'worst' he's experienced

In an unusually blunt public warning, a vice president of the International Olympic Committee on Tuesday called the delayed preparations for the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro "the worst I have... Read more »

April 29, 2014


'Look where you go,' Olympic silver medalist Pikus-Pace advises

Addressing the Utah Technology Council Tuesday at their annual meeting at Little America Hotel in Salt Lake City, Noelle PIkus-Pace described how she worked for and achieved her life's dream of... Read more »

April 22, 2014


Olympic great Michael Phelps ending retirement

Phelps is coming out of retirement, the first step toward possibly swimming at the 2016 Rio Olympics. Read more »

April 14, 2014


IOC official: Slopestyle injuries 'unacceptable'

Maybe Shaun White was right all along. Read more »

April 12, 2014


Governor's State of Sport Awards seek to honor Utah's best athletes, moments

Governor's Third Annual State of Sport Awards on April 22, 2014, seek to honor Utah's best athletes, moments Also honored will be 2014 Olympians, Paralympians and local golf pros Johnny Miller and... Read more »

April 6, 2014


U.S. skier Mikaela Shiffrin laughs about saying she dreams of 5 golds

Remember when U.S. skier Mikaela Shiffrin talked about dreaming of winning five gold medals at the 2018 Olympics? She'd like to take that back. Sort of. Read more »

April 3, 2014


About Utah: Marsh enjoyed watching the next best thing

For Henry Marsh, boycotted out of the Russian Olympics in 1980, watching Utahns dominate the Sochi Olympics was the next best thing. Read more »

March 23, 2014

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'Deseret News National Edition' looks at mental illness, the new 'Cosmos' TV show, sketch comedy and the Paralympics

This latest episode of the Deseret News National Edition looks into mental illness, the new "Cosmos" and a variety of other topics. Read more »

March 17, 2014


Park City's Ligety takes fifth giant slalom trophy; Hircher clinches overall title

Marcel Hirscher clinched his third straight overall World Cup title on Saturday but couldn't prevent Ted Ligety from winning his fifth season-long giant slalom trophy. Read more »

March 15, 2014


Ogden native still reeling after helping U.S. men to first-ever Paralympic sweep

Keith Gabel, a graduate of Ben Lomond High, won bronze in the U.S. men's sweep of snowboard cross. It's the first Paralympic sweep for any U.S. men's team in history. This is the first games for... Read more »

March 15, 2014


U.S. beats Russia in Sochi Paralympics hockey final

It was Josh Sweeney's goal in the second period that retained the Paralympic title for the U.S., ensuring it was "The Star-Spangled Banner" playing later in the near-7,000 capacity arena as the... Read more »

March 15, 2014


Mikaela Shiffrin of US earns 5th World Cup slalom win

American Mikaela Shiffrin completed her exceptional slalom season with a fifth World Cup win on Saturday. Read more »

March 15, 2014


2 Utahns win Paralympic medals Friday

Ogden's Keith Gabel and Park City's Danelle Umstead (guided by her husband Rob) won bronze medals in their respective races Friday in Russia. Read more »

March 14, 2014


Utah-based company to promote U.S. on grand scale during 2016 Olympics

In 2016, Rio de Janeiro will welcome the world’s athletes, dignitaries and tourists as it hosts the Summer Games. The Olympics are a great platform for worldwide exposure, and a Utah company... Read more »

March 13, 2014


Putin thanks Paralympics for eschewing politics

Russian President Vladimir Putin maintained on Thursday that Moscow did not instigate the Crimea crisis and thanked Paralympic leaders for not wading into the tensions over Ukraine. Read more »

March 13, 2014


Photos: Olympian Noelle Pikus-Pace speaks to students at Northridge High

An Olympic medalist Utahn brought her message of hard work and perseverance along with fighting child hunger to high school students on Monday morning. Read more »

March 10, 2014


Utah skiing: Hosting Utes finish fifth at NCAA championships in Park City

The Utah ski team had a rough day on the slopes, dropping to fifth place in the NCAA championships, which were won by the University of Denver. Read more »

March 8, 2014


Paralympic snowboarder Amy Purdy talks about achieving her dreams, competing on 'Dancing with the Stars'

Amy Purdy will compete in the debut of snowboard cross in the 2014 Paralympic Games on March 14. Then she'll partner with Derek Hough on "Dancing with the Stars" on March 17. She isn't just an... Read more »

March 8, 2014


2014 Paralympics: Meet Team Utah

Utah’s represented at the 2014 Paralympic Games by five athletes and six individuals. Read more »

March 7, 2014


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