Utahns in baseball: Lail hurls a shutout; former Ute posts strikeout record

Bingham High product Brady Lail and former Ute Tyler Wagner have strong nights, while a former Olympian got a promotion.

IOC President Bach: 'The time for change is now'

Declaring "the time for change is now," IOC President Thomas Bach urged the world's national Olympic committees on Friday to support his reform program for shaping the future of the games. Read more »

Nov. 7, 2014

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France bets on crowd funding for Olympic bid

Crowd funding could be used to finance a potential Paris bid for the 2024 Olympics. Read more »

Nov. 4, 2014


Solar power skates online at Utah Olympic Oval

While best known for powerful performances on the ice, the Utah Olympic Oval in Kearns marked the use of a new power source on Thursday. Read more »

Oct. 30, 2014


Tuktamysheva tops Skate America women's short

It has been quite a year for Gracie Gold. She won her first U.S. championship, collected a team bronze medal at the Sochi Olympics and even got to bake cookies with Taylor Swift. Her performance at... Read more »

Oct. 25, 2014


Unpaid volunteers worth millions to Olympic Games

Rio needs 70,000 unpaid volunteers for the 2016 Olympics and Paralympics, and Brazilian Olympic medalist Ricardo Prado is making a pitch with a deadline for signups just three weeks away. Read more »

Oct. 25, 2014


Wanted: Cities interested in hosting 2024 Olympics

Rejected time and again for the 2022 Winter Olympics, the IOC will soon be seeking suitors for the 2024 Summer Olympics. Read more »

Oct. 20, 2014


Dick Harmon: Round of golf with para-athlete both humbling and inspiring

If you struggle with parts of your golf game, yet your passion keeps you coming back, you haven't seen anything yet until you witness athletes overcome disabilities and play the game at a high... Read more »

Oct. 18, 2014


Rio's Olympic golf course grass under threat

The decision to put down grass on the contested 2016 Olympic golf course amid continued legal wrangling could prove to be a costly mistake, a Rio de Janeiro public prosecutor warned on Wednesday. Read more »

Oct. 15, 2014


Norwegian officials, IOC to assess failed Oslo bid

Norwegian Olympic officials will meet with IOC leaders in Switzerland this month to analyze the demise of Oslo's bid for the 2022 Winter Games and explore ways of improving the bidding process to... Read more »

Oct. 10, 2014


Jay Evensen: Utahns should take note of why Norway dropped its Olympic bid

The IOC's list of pampering demands was endless and ridiculous. Read more »

Oct. 8, 2014


4 inducted into Utah Sports Hall of Fame

Two Olympians, a former Ute defensive lineman and a professional golfer were inducted into the Utah Sports Hall of Fame in a ceremony at EnergySolutions Arena on Tuesday night. Read more »

Oct. 7, 2014


Five female Olympic athletes to look up to

From gracing Wheaties boxes to stealing America's hearts every four years, Deseret News Sports reporter Torin Koos scoured Utah's slopes to the swimming pools and pretty much everywhere in between... Read more »

Oct. 6, 2014


Bach: IOC will not reopen 2022 Olympic bid race

The IOC will not reopen the bidding process for the 2022 Winter Olympics, even though only two cities are left in the troubled race following Oslo's withdrawal. Read more »

Oct. 2, 2014


IOC on Rio: 'Lot of progress' but schedule 'tight'

The head of the International Olympic Committee inspection team says that preparations for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics have made "a lot of progress" in the last six months. Read more »

Oct. 1, 2014


Olympic sports on board for US 2024 bid

The U.S. Olympic Committee received near-unanimous support from the country's sports federations in a poll asking whether they would support a bid for the 2024 Olympics — another sign that a... Read more »

Sept. 26, 2014


Athens Olympics leave mixed legacy, 10 years later

In an obscure corner of a park sits a forlorn reminder that, 10 years ago, Athens hosted the 2004 Summer Olympics. The crumbling miniature theater is inscribed with the words "glory, wealth,... Read more »

Aug. 14, 2014


For Michael Phelps, there's no place like home

Sitting on the deck at his beloved Meadowbrook, Michael Phelps glances toward the pool where he was once afraid to put his face in the water. Read more »

Aug. 4, 2014


Hoberman Arch leaving U. stadium in search of a new home

The iconic Olympic arch that has stood at Rice-Eccles Stadium for more than 10 years was dismantled Friday and is looking for a new home. Read more »

Aug. 1, 2014


Olympic gold medalists team with sponsors as they prepare for 2018

The Center of Excellence in Park City is where athletes dream of Olympic glory, but that dream is expensive. Read more »

July 25, 2014


One down, one to go: Rio Olympics next for Brazil

Brazil just pulled off the World Cup. Next up is Rio de Janeiro's 2016 Olympics, which poses an even bigger challenge. Read more »

July 15, 2014


Gordon Hayward, Damian Lillard among 19 players chosen for US men's basketball roster

Derrick Rose and four returnees from the 2012 Olympic men's basketball champions are among the 19 players selected for this summer's U.S. national team roster. Read more »

July 14, 2014


New solar panels may help power a future with more U.S. gold medalists

The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association Center of Excellence was outfitted with 126 solar panels, which are expected to save the association about 8,000 per year — money which it plans on... Read more »

July 9, 2014


Almaty, Beijing, Oslo make list for 2022 Olympics

Left with little choice after the withdrawal of three contenders, the International Olympic Committee retained the three remaining cities Monday in the troubled race for the 2022 Winter Games. Read more »

July 7, 2014


Final 3: IOC set to keep 3 bids for 2022 Olympic Games

Olympic leaders meet Monday to decide which cities make the cut in the race for the 2022 Winter Olympics. It should be an easy choice. Read more »

July 6, 2014

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Protesters march against Tokyo Olympic stadium

A group of protesters marched around Tokyo's National Stadium on Saturday, demonstrating against plans to destroy the 56-year-old facility and replace it with a colossal, futuristic structure for... Read more »

July 5, 2014


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