Recent in olympics


Watch: Latter-day Saint gymnast MyKayla Skinner nails the vault at U.S. Gymnastics Championships

by Danielle Christensen | June 8, 2021

Latter-day Saint and former University of Utah gymnast MyKayla Skinner is one step closer to the 2021 Tokyo...


Going for the goal: Why MyKayla Skinner is giving the Olympics one more shot

by Morgan Jones | May 12, 2021

On November 14, 2019, MyKayla Skinner Harmer achieved a goal she has dreamed of since she was a little girl...


'Hope for the best, expect the best': How an Olympic silver medalist put her own spin on 2 sayings we’ve all heard

by LDS Living Staff

“You win some, you lose some.” “Hope for the best, expect the worst.” These are two clichés we’ve all heard...


"This Is Your Gift": Mother of 9 Shares Her Journey to the Atlanta Olympic Marathon Trials

by Clairissa Cooper

Rena Elmer is no stranger to trials—those of the painful, gut-wrenching variety and also those of Olympic s...


LDS Woman Who Placed 2nd in Boston Marathon Qualifies for Olympic Trials

by KSL | Mormon Life

After taking second in the Boston Marathon despite miserable running conditions, LDS runner Sarah Sellers i...


Praying on the Field + 4 More Times Latter-day Saint Olympians Shared Their Faith on the World Stage

by Danielle B. Wagner | Makes You Think Mormon Life

From praying on an Olympic field to standing up for virtue and modesty, Latter-day Saint Olympians have let...


U.S. Olympian Makes History Skating to LDS Artist's Song (+ Other Mormon Musicians Featured at the Olympics)

by Danielle B. Wagner | Famous Mormons Mormon Life

LDS musicians made quite the appearance at the Olympic figure skating events this year, with music by the P...


LDS Olympian Shares What Happened When She Was Faced with a Modesty Dilemma at a Photo Shoot

by Noelle Pikus-Pace, excerpted from "Focused" | Famous Mormons

Before my first Olympic appearance, I was invited to attend an incredibly comprehensive social event known ...


13 Olympians Featured in General Conference Talks

by Alexandra Mortenson | Mormon Life

Olympians have inspired many over the years, including leaders of the Church. Here are a few  whose na...


Olympic Medalist Honors LDS Father in the Most Touching Way

by Katie Lambert | Mormon Life

Thanks to the Deseret News for making us aware of this story . Standing on the podium wearing a bronze meda...