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2024 Bid cities Los Angeles and Paris pull out all the stops for Olympic Day

LAURA WALDEN (USA) / Sports Features Communications (SFC) Both bid cities in this 2024 summer Games race put on spectacular Olympic Day celebrations today June 23rd to ignite their Olympic Spirit and rally the enthusiasm in their home countries to ...read more
 
Jun 23
2017

BRENDA DURAN: Fun in the Sun in Los Angeles for Olympic fans

BRENDA DURAN (USA) / Sports Features Communications (SFC) Summer in Los Angeles would not be as popular without the countless beaches that surround it. The sandy beaches stretch for miles, some with elaborate sea caves, others with the perfect waves and ...read more
 
Jun 23
2017

#FollowTheSun to Olympic Agenda 2020 campaign is launched by LA 2024

MARISSA FLANDERS (USA) / Sports Features Communications (SFC) Los Angeles (LA) 2024 has launched its #FollowTheSun to Olympic Agenda 2020 campaign, which will span across 20 activities in 20 days to demonstrate how LA 2024 can contribute to the International ...read more
 
Jun 22
2017

Olympics: Anita DeFrantz and Joan Benoit Samuelson join Court of Honor of the LA Memorial Coliseum

MARISSA FLANDERS (SFC) / Sports Features Communications (SFC) Two of Southern California's most lauded Olympians earned prominent commemoration plaques in the iconic LA Memorial Coliseum for their contribution to sport. President and CEO of the LA84 Foundation, Renata Simril; and Los ...read more
 
Jun 22
2017
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World is abuzz with activities as millions get active on Olympic Day

Posted Friday June 23rd 2017.   By: International Olympic Committee

Today - 23 June - is Olympic Day! Spurred on by the Olympic Movement, close to six million people across the globe, young and old alike, are reversing the trend away from sport and are moving, jumping, stretching and getting ... read more

Friday: LA celebrates Olympic Day at Will Rogers State Beach

Posted Friday June 23rd 2017.   By: La 2024 Media

LOS ANGELES - LA is celebrating Olympic Day on Friday at the Beach! LA 2024, the LA84 Foundation, the United States Olympic Committee and The Foundation for Global Sports Development are hosting sports clinics for 500 young Angelenos at Will ... read more

3rd ANNUAL 'ANGEL CITY GAMES' FOR PEOPLE WITH PHYSICAL DISABILITIES RETURNS TO UCLA, JUNE 22ND-25TH

Posted Friday June 23rd 2017.   By: La 2024 Media

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - June 22, 2017 - Angel City Games, the leading adaptive sports festival in the Greater Los Angeles Metropolitan Area, returns this year with its 3rd annual event at UCLA over the June 22nd-25th weekend. This year's ... read more

NBC Sports Group and World Archery partner on 4-year USA media rights agreement

Posted Thursday June 22nd 2017.   By: World Archery Communication

World Archery and NBC Sports Group have partnered on a four-year media rights agreement, giving the network the exclusive rights to televise and stream the federation's international archery events to audiences in the United States. The agreement runs from 2017 ... read more

LA 2024 launches #FollowTheSun to Olympic Agenda 2020 campaign

Posted Wednesday June 21st 2017.   By: La 2024 Media

Photos: https://flic.kr/s/aHskYVRkzb Los Angeles - On the year's longest day of sunshine, the Summer Solstice, LA 2024 today launches its #FollowTheSun to Olympic Agenda 2020 campaign: 20 activities in 20 days to show how LA 2024 can contribute to the ... read more

Nominees for 2017 IPC Governing Board elections announced

Posted Monday June 19th 2017.   By: Craig Spence

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) announced on Monday (19 June) the names of the candidates who will stand for election to the IPC Governing Board on 8 September at the IPC General Assembly in Abu Dhabi, UAE. A total of ... read more

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