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Winter Olympics

Gov. Herbert's Office

Utah has Olympic fever again. Business and political leaders on Utah’s Olympic/Paralympic Exploratory Committee unanimously agreed Wednesday to move forward with a bid to host the Winter Games again.

Utah Olympic Legacy Foundation

There are many positives and very few negatives to a possible Winter Olympic bid for the 2026 games.

Former Salt Lake City Mayor Deedee Corradini Dies

Mar 2, 2015

Salt Lake City’s first and only female mayor died on Sunday.  Deedee Corradini’s legacy includes helping bring the Olympics to Utah in 2002 and advocating for women’s ski jumping in the games.  

U of U Removing Iconic Hoberman Arch

Aug 1, 2014
Brian Grimmett

The University of Utah is removing the iconic Hoberman Arch outside of Rice-Eccles Stadium. The Hoberman Arch was a key part of the imagery of the 2002 Winter Olympic games in Salt Lake City. It served as a mechanical curtain for the Olympic Medal Plaza’s main stage.