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President of LA Olympic Organizing Committee Peter Ueberroth to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

November 11, 2016

November 11, 2016

Peter Ueberroth, the architect of the historic and remarkably successful 1984 Los Angeles Olympics, will be honored with the “Lifetime...

Los Angeles 2024 Olympics Bid Includes Anaheim, Long Beach as Part of the Package

September 22, 2016

September 22, 2016

Los Angeles’ bid to host the 2024 Olympics will now include Anaheim and Long Beach, with the committee today announcing...

Los Angeles Zeroes In on 2024 Olympics Bid

September 21, 2016

September 21, 2016

Los Angeles’ chances for hosting the Olympics in 2024 may have gotten stronger today, with Rome’s mayor saying she will...

Californians Anthony Ervin and Tom Shields to Swim Tonight in Rio

August 12, 2016

August 12, 2016

Anthony Ervin of Valencia will swim in the final of the men’s 50-meter freestyle while Tom Shields of Huntington Beach...

Mayor Eric Garcetti Endorses Los Angeles as Safest Location for 2024 Olympics

August 10, 2016

August 10, 2016

Mayor Eric Garcetti touted Los Angeles today as the safest bet for organizers of the 2024 Olympic Games to make...

Olympic Swimming Champion Named Chairman of Ready, Set, Gold! Program

August 9, 2016

August 9, 2016

Olympic swimming champion John Naber has been named chairman of the Ready, Set, Gold! program, which combats the epidemic problem...

Viewing Parties for Today’s Olympic Events to be Held in LA and Orange County

August 3, 2016

August 3, 2016

Viewing parties for today’s telecasts of the U.S.- New Zealand women’s Olympic soccer game will be held in four sites...

Los Angeles City Bid Committee Releases Rendering of Potential Olympic Stadium

July 29, 2016

July 29, 2016

Renderings of the aquatics and track and field venues proposed for a potential Los Angeles-hosted Olympics in 2024 were released...

2016 Olympic Team to be Announced in Venice

July 22, 2016

July 22, 2016

LA 2024 Vice Chair Janet Evans will announce the final 2016 U.S. Olympic Team on Saturday at a fan event...

VIDEO: Olympic Swimmer Jordan Wilimovsky Hosted Meet and Greet at Santa Monica College

July 14, 2016

July 14, 2016

Local swimmer Jordan Wilimovsky has now become the first American to ever make two U.S. Olympic swimming teams in the...