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International Olympic Committee Announces Salt Lake as ‘Preferred’ Candidate for 2034 Games

Posted on AllSides November 29th, 2023

After a long period of anticipation for many Utah residents, the International Olympic Committee announced Wednesday that Salt Lake City is the preferred finalist to host the 2034 Winter Olympics. “We did it! The world is coming back to Utah in 2034,” Utah Gov. Spencer Cox said in a tweet. “So proud of our team and can’t wait to make this the greatest Olympics ever.” Though the decision isn’t quite official, cities that previously expressed interest including Vancouver, Canada and Sapporo, Japan have dropped out of the race, leaving Salt...

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