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Spain reverses stance on Kosovo athletes in the country

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 1:46pm

The Spanish government has decided to grant athletes from Kosovo the same rights as other nationalities when participating in international competitions held in Spain.

2002 Olympic legacy remains ‘palpable’ in Utah, USOC chief says

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Nov 14th - 1:00pm

The legacy of the 2002 Winter Games remains "palpable" in Utah, U.S. Olympic Committee CEO Sarah Hirshland said during a visit Wednesday that could determine if Salt Lake City can bid for another Olympics.

Majority of Calgary voters say 'no thanks' to 2026 Olympics

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 10:45pm

Calgary's bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics was rebuffed on Tuesday when local voters said "no" in a nonbinding referendum.

Investigation launched into abuse claims by "Garlic Girls"

John Duerden, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 8:05pm

The so-called Garlic Girls who swept to fame during their stirring run to an Olympic curling silver medal have alleged they were verbally abused by a South Korean official and subjected to unreasonable orders from coaches.

Reno-Tahoe region drops effort to host 2030 Winter Olympics

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 12:57pm

The Reno-Tahoe area will not be making a play to host the Winter Olympics.

Reno-Tahoe pulls out of competition for Winter Olympics, leaving Salt Lake and Denver

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Nov 12th - 12:52pm

Reno-Tahoe, one of Salt Lake City's competitors to bid for another Winter Games, dropped out Monday.

USOC to tour Utah Olympic facilities Wednesday as part of bid process for future Winter Games

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Nov 9th - 3:09pm

U.S. Olympic Committee officials will be in Utah Wednesday to conduct a site visit as part of the process for selecting an American city to bid for a future Winter Games, likely by the end of the year.

Vonn all set to charge after ski racing's hallowed wins mark

Pat Graham, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 9th - 2:20pm

On her farewell tour, Lindsey Vonn vows to dine out even more with her American teammates , have an occasional glass of wine with longtime rivals/friends and take plenty of photos.

Russia risks missing lab access deadline, RUSADA head says

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 9th - 2:36am

The Russian government risks missing a deadline to allow access to the Moscow laboratory at the center of the country's doping scandals, the head of the country's anti-doping agency said Friday.

APNewsBreak: Govt Olympic funds not usable for abuse probes

Eddie Pells, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 8th - 9:29am

A growing sex-abuse problem in Olympic sports has led to a steady stream of Congressional hearings and a three-year grant worth $2.2 million.

IOC president has 'serious concerns' about boxing federation

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 8th - 7:56am

The election of an Uzbek businessman accused of ties to organized crime as president of AIBA isn't the IOC's only problem with the amateur boxing association.

2026 Milan-Cortina bid moves forward without gov't funding

Andrew Dampf, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 8th - 5:57am

IOC President Thomas Bach gave his blessing Thursday for the joint Milan-Cortina d'Ampezzo bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics to move forward without funding from the Italian government.

British gymnast Louis Smith retires from gymnastics at 29

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 8th - 4:53am

Louis Smith, who ended Britain's 80-year Olympic medal drought in gymnastics, has retired from competition.

After battling cancer, Lee Chong Wei seeks Olympic gold

Eileen Ng, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 8th - 1:15am

His cancer in remission after intensive treatment, former No. 1-ranked Lee Chong Wei is setting his sights on winning an Olympic gold in badminton.

Raising the roof on 2020 Tokyo Olympics gymnastics venue

Stephen Wade, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 6th - 10:33pm

Attention Simone Biles: They're building a venue in Tokyo where you can add to the four Olympic gold medals you won in Rio de Janeiro.

US women open Four Nations defense with 5-1 win over Finland

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 6th - 3:47pm

Brianna Decker, Hilary Knight and Dani Cameranesi each had a goal and an assist to help the U.S. women's hockey team beat Finland 5-1 on Tuesday to open its defense of the Four Nations Cup.

USOC moves to shut down USA Gymnastics after Nassar scandal

Eddie Pells, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 5th - 6:53pm

The U.S. Olympic Committee took steps Monday to decertify USA Gymnastics as the governing body for the sport at the Olympic level, choosing to pursue the nuclear option for an organization that botched its own rebuilding attempt in the wake of a sex-abuse scandal involving former team doctor Larry Nassar.

US Olympic Committee moves to revoke USA Gymnastics' status as a national governing body

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 5th - 3:21pm

US Olympic Committee moves to revoke USA Gymnastics' status as a national governing body.

Hanyu wins Grand Prix skating gold in dominant style

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 4th - 6:58am

Olympic figure skating champion Yuzuru Hanyu started his Grand Prix season with a commanding victory by almost 40 points at the Helsinki round on Sunday.