German President Joachim Gauck is boycotting the Winter Olympics and will not travel to Sochi, Russia next year.
Park City skier Ted Ligety has already won four World Cup giant slalom competitions this year, giving him 15 for his career. That ties him with previous GS record holder Alberto (La Bomba) Tomba of... Read more »
When Shawn Cheshire crossed the finish line of her first race outside of high school, she wept. Read more »
Park City native Rosie Brennan earned her first national title in the 10K individual cross country race at Soldier Hollow Friday. Read more »
Iconic speedskater and four-time Olympian Shani Davis learned the value of academics thanks to his skill in athletics. He won the 1,000-meter race at this weekend's U.S. championships at the Utah... Read more »
Heather Richardson broke the 10-year-old national record in the women's 1,000-meter speed skating race. Shani Davis won gold in the men's 1,000-meter event. Read more »
Heather Richardson skated the world's fastest 500-meter race and then she did it again. Read more »
Emery Lehman didn't take up speedskating because he thought he could compete against the world's best. Read more »
Can the new U.S. short track speedskating coach heal wounds left by allegations of abuse against the former head coach? The challenge seems daunting, but Guy Thibault believes he can. Read more »
Lana Gehring and J. R. Celski dominate at the U.S. Short Track Speedskating Championships at Kearns despite the coaching controversy that has marred this fall World Cup season and fractured the... Read more »
It will be another year before the U.S. Olympic Committee decides whether to back a bid for the 2026 Winter Games, but Salt Lake City will have a chance to pitch its plans in the coming months. Read more »
Alpine skier Lindsey Vonn's quest to compete against men inadvertently sends the message that women's sports are less valuable, less impressive than men's athletics. Read more »
A year after deciding to re-enter the ring, Chris "Kid Kayo" Fernandez felt confident that 2008 was the year his dream of earning a boxing world championship would come true. Read more »
Lindsey Vonn skied to victory in a World Cup super-G on Saturday, and American teammate Julia Mancuso was third. Read more »
Gov. Gary Herbert announced Monday that Utah and Salt Lake City are "ready, willing and able" to host the Winter Games in 2026. Read more »
When Steve Holcomb heard that Olympic silver medalist Jeret "Speedy" Peterson had killed himself, he was as surprised as anyone else. Read more »
Cunningham has competed in bobsled since 2008 and was a 2010 Olympian. Read more »
The post-election criticism by Republicans of their presidential candidate, Mitt Romney, has been hard on his many Utah supporters, especially state GOP Chairman Thomas Wright. Read more »
Driver Steve Holcomb was feeling pretty good about finishing second in Saturday's FIBT four-man bobsled World Cup until the guys who help him push the sled put the honor in perspective. Read more »
The U.S. women's bobsled is deeper and faster than ever, thanks to recruiting efforts. Read more »
About the only surprise in a new Deseret News/KSL poll on the outcome of the presidential race in Utah is the size of Mitt Romney's lead. Read more »
Noelle Pikus-Pace, 2007 world champion and 2010 Olympian, comes out of retirement to compete in skeleton while raising two children. Read more »
Lolo Jones showed up in Lake Placid three weeks ago, unsure where her first foray into bobsledding could lead. Read more »
The decorated wrestler who rose to fame at the 2000 Sydney Olympics with his gold-medal-winning upset of Russian Alexander Karelin has endured physical hardships and financial setbacks in the years... Read more »
The state’s Olympic Exploratory Committee is unanimously recommending Salt Lake City pursue another bid, this time for the 2026 Winter Games. Read more »
Athletes with large salaries are tending to go bankrupt because they cannot manage a budget. Read more »
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