The World Anti-Doping Agency reinstated Russia on Thursday despite a wave of protests, ending the nearly three-year suspension of the country’s drug-testing program because of a state-sponsored doping scheme.

MOSCOW (AP) — Olympic figure skating medalist Denis Ten was killed Thursday, and prosecutors in Kazakhstan said they were treating the case as murder. Ten was stabbed after a dispute with people who allegedly tried to steal a mirror from his car in his home city of Almaty, Kazakh news agencies reported. Doctors in Almaty […]

Editor’s note: this story pairs with “Utah’s Olympic venues need almost $40 million in repairs.” Salt Lake City could become the fourth location to host a second Olympic Winter Games after the Utah Olympic Exploratory Committee released a report recommending a bid for the 2030 games. “Utah is in a better position to host in 2030 than at […]

Gov. Gary Herbert, R-Utah, ceremoniously signed a concurrent resolution saying that Utah is, “ready, willing, and able” to host another winter Olympic games. The Olympic exploratory committee has put together a report and will attempt to bid for the 2026 or 2030 winter games.