NFL vet Brady Poppinga blends mission language skills with gridiron bona fides in his Spanish-TV analysis Returned missionary and NFL veteran Brady Poppinga combines gridiron bona fides with hard-earned foreign-language skills to provide football analysis to Spanish-speaking fans.
Port-au-Prince Haiti Temple not damaged, missionaries safe following 7.2 earthquake Powerful earthquake rocks Haiti on Saturday, affecting Latter-day Saints and their fellow Haitians already weary from ongoing civil unrest and the memories of the devastating 2010 quake.
Latter-day Saints at the Olympics: 5 medals, plus several records in Tokyo Olympians connected to the Church took home gold in rugby sevens, silver in gymnastics and swimming, and bronze in shot put and weightlifting at the 2020 Summer Games in Tokyo.
Latter-day Saints in the Olympics, day 12: Silver in swimming, updates in track and basketball Rhyan Elizabeth White helped Team USA swim to a relay silver. Also, Australia's Peter Bol raced in the 800-meter track finals in day 12 of the Olympics in Tokyo.
Missionary’s hard-earned Albanian language skills on display during Kosovo TV studio interview Elder Jonah Pingree, a missionary from Utah, appeared on a popular Kosovo television station after catching the attention of the station through the local missionaries' Facebook page.
Latter-day Saints in Olympics, day 10: Bronze in weightlifting, plus updates in basketball and beach volleyball USA's Sarah Robles won bronze in weightlifting and beach volleyball's Jake Gibb announces his retirement in day 10 of the Olympics in Tokyo.
Latter-day Saints in the Olympics, day 9: Silver in gymnastics, bronze in shot put and a record in track Two medals for Olympians connected to the Church — Silver for USA gymnast MyKayla Skinner in the vault final and bronze for New Zealand's Valerie Adams in bronze in shot put —on day 9 of the Olympics in Tokyo.
Latter-day Saints in the Olympics, day 8: Gymnast MyKayla Skinner to compete in vault final, plus swimming, track and rugby On day 8 of Olympic competition, gymnast MyKayla Skinner is in the vault final, plus updates on swimming, track and rugby sevens.
Latter-day Saints in the Olympics, day 7: Gold in rugby sevens, plus swimming, shot put, volleyball, basketball, soccer and shooting In day 7 of Olympic competition, Valerie Adams qualifies in shot put, swimmer Rhyan Elizabeth White heads to the finals, plus updates in rugby sevens, volleyball, basketball, soccer and shooting.
Latter-day Saints in the Olympics, day 6: Wins on the rugby pitch, plus swimming and pistol shooting On day 6 of Olympic competitions, see updates on BYU alumna Jordan Matyas in rugby sevens, Rhyan Elizabeth White in swimming and Lexi Lagan in pistol shooting.
Latter-day Saints in the Olympics, day 3: Swimming, volleyball and more on gymnastics Volleyball and swimming were on the schedule for athletes with connection to the Church on day 3 of the Olympics. Also, read reactions to gymnast MyKayla Skinner's Olympic journey.