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Poll​ ​shows​ ​strong​ ​statewide​ ​support​ ​for hosting​ ​future​ ​Olympic​ ​Winter​ ​Games

Olympic/Paralympic Exploratory Committee discusses state’s readiness to host games during initial meeting
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Salt Lake Olympic Exploratory Committee wants to do better than ‘to just break even’ on a potential bid for 2026 or 2030 Games

By Aaron Falk — Whenever the possibility of hosting another Winter Olympics comes up, Utah leaders are quick to repeat their slogan, that they are “ready, willing and able.” More importantly, though, they want to be ready, willing and profitable.
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Defending title holder Jamie Greubel Poser takes first win of the season in Park City

Park City (RWH): The defending World Cup holder Jamie Greubel Poser of the USA has celebrated her first win of the Olympic season in Park City.
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Elena Nikitina wins Skeleton World Cup in Park City and sets new start record

Park City (RWH): Elena Nikitina of Russia has celebrated her second World Cup victory in Park City (USA). The athlete, who finished third at the Sochi Olympics, last took the top spot back in January 2013. Elena Nikitina has now secured her second World Cup victory at Utah Olympic Park, where she also set a new start record.
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World Champion Johannes Lochner wins 4-Man Bobsleigh World Cup in Park City

Park City (RWH): The World Champion Johannes Lochner of Germany has won the second 4-man bobsleigh race at the BMW IBSF World Cup in Park City (USA). Along with his brake team – made up of Marc Rademacher, Christopher Weber and Christian Rasp.
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National Women's Soccer League is coming to Utah

The highest level of professional women's soccer in the world - the National Women's Soccer League, featuring the best players from around the globe - has now arrived at the RioT. Watch press conference:
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Preview for BMW IBSF World Cup in Park City

After taking a break last season, the BMW IBSF World Cup is returning to the track in Park City for the Olympic season.
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US Speedskating Announces Short Track Olympic Team Trials Provisional Athletes

U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Short Track Speedskating tickets now on-sale at all Smith’s Tix locations
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Tickets Now on Sale for Finals of USA Boxing National Championships

Tickets for the finals of the 2017 USA Boxing National Championships on December 9 at the Salt Palace in Salt Lake City, Utah, are now on sale for purchase online.
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Utah Olympic Park to host BMW IBSF Bobsled and Skeleton World Cup

In partnership with the International Bobsled and Skeleton Federation (IBSF), Utah Olympic Park will host the BMW IBSF Bobsled and Skeleton World Cup on Friday, November 17 and Saturday, November 18. Athletes will compete for a World Cup title on sliding track used in the 2002 Olympic Winter Games.  Admission for spectators is free.
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New North American Survey Shows Broad Support For United Bid To Host 2026 FIFA World Cup

As Bid Moves into New Phase, more than Three Quarters of Adults in North America are in Favor of Hosting the 2026 FIFA World Cup™
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U.S. Olympic Trials broadcast schedule

The Olympic Trials broadcasts will be for curling, hockey, ski jumping, short track and speed skating.
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Antoine Bizet Wins People's Choice Run presented by Utah Sports Commission

Watch Antoine Bizet as he rocked a crowd-roaring run earning himself the People's Choice award at the 2017 Red Bull Rampage. Take a ride along as he stomps a double backflip.
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Kurt Sorge Wins Red Bull Rampage 2017

VIRGIN, Utah — Red Bull Rampage has come to an end and Kurt Sorge has emerged victorious. Check out the full list of results below and stay tuned for a full rundown of photos and videos from Utah.
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MTB’s finest descend on Utah for rocky Red Bull Rampage spectacular.

Virgin, Utah (October 25, 2017) - Red Bull Rampage, the most coveted and challenging event in free ride mountain biking, promises to make the 2017 edition the best spectator and athlete experience in its 12-year history.
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2017 Huntsman World Senior Games conclude in style

ST. GEORGE – The Huntsman World Senior Games came to an end for another year Saturday in Utah’s Dixie, with an eye-popping number of participants taking part in the annual sports-fest.
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Building Has Begun at Red Bull Rampage 2017

VIRGIN, Utah — The time for waiting is over. Red Bull Rampage 2017 has arrived and finally the sounds of shovels and picks breaking ochre earth in Zion National Park, Utah are echoing around its high cliff walls. So what's going on now that boots are on the ground?!
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Olympic/Paralympic Exploratory Committee (OEC)

Utah forms Olympic/Paralympic Exploratory Committee to examine whether Utah is ready, willing and able to host future Olympic/Paralympic Winter Games
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US Speedskating Names 15 to the Long Track Fall World Cup Team

US Speedskating announced today its 2017-18 Long Track Fall World Cup roster following the four-day World Cup Qualifier at the Utah Olympic Oval.
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Utah forms Olympic/Paralympic Exploratory Committee

SALT LAKE CITY (October 16, 2017) - A group of elected officials, business leaders and community leaders took an important step toward potentially hosting a future Olympic Winter Games, announcing the formation of an official Olympic/Paralympic Exploratory Committee (OEC).
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United Bid Committee Moves to Next State of Bid Process For 2026 FIFA World Cup

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Utah Championship Signs Three-Year Extension with Oakridge Country Club

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USA Boxing's national finals coming to Salt Lake City in December

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Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah Moves Race Dates to Aug. 6-12 on 2018 International Cycling Calendar

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Mendez, Paterson win XTERRA Pan Am Championship

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Nathan Chen, Max Aaron Top Podium At U.S. International Figure Skating Classic

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2017 International Classic Set for Salt Lake City

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World's leading Off-Road Triathlon & Trail Running Races return to Ogden

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All-Star Elite Field set for XTERRA Pan Am Champs

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Athletes​ ​and​ ​Ticket​ ​Packages​ ​Announced​ ​for 2017​ ​Red​ ​Bull​ ​Rampage

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Fort-One Cities Across Canada, Mexico, and the United States Submit Bids to Serve As Host Cities in United Bid for 2026 FIFA World CUP

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