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Gondola to Dodger Stadium Under Consideration

The environmental review process will begin October 1 for a proposed gondola system that would allow baseball fans in Los Angeles to go between Union Station in downtown to Dodger Stadium within minutes. The environmental review process will be completed by 2022 with a timeline for the system showing construction would begin sometime around 2025. […]

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HSBC New Zealand Sevens 2020 – Men’s
USA's Ben Pinkelman fends off the Wales defense on day two of the HSBC New Zealand Sevens 2020 men's competition at FMG Stadium Waikato on 26 January, 2020 in Hamilton, New Zealand. Photo credit: Mike Lee - KLC fotos for World Rugby

Rugby Sevens Ready to Put Roots in Los Angeles

With participation on the rise and its status as an Olympic sport secure, rugby is looking to expand its brand as the LA Sevens brings the up-tempo, fan-friendly rugby sevens format to Los Angeles. Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, California, will host 16 national teams in a two-day event February 29–March 1 that features the […]

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Three Cities Chosen for “American Ninja Warrior” Season

NBC’s “American Ninja Warrior” will return this summer for a ninth season, with Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., and St. Louis serving as preliminary-round hosts for the series’ obstacle courses. In Washington and St. Louis, the competition will move indoors, with events held at the DC Armory and The Dome at America’s Center, respectively. Los Angeles […]

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Tennis star Sloane Stephens talks with ESPN reporter Shelley Smith during the LA84 Youth Sports Summit at InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown in Los Angeles. (Photo from LA84 Foundation)

LA84 Event Looks Forward to Continuing Legacy Work

Ahead of what was called “a decade of opportunity,” Los Angeles sports leaders and guest speakers emphasized the intrinsic values of sports beyond financial revenue at a conference hosted by the foundation that was created as lasting legacy from one of the city’s most notable major sporting events. Hosted by the LA84 Foundation, which was […]

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Los Angeles to host Call of Duty World League Championships

UCLA’s Pauley Pavilion will be the host for the 2019 Call of Duty World League Championships, Aug. 14—18 as the event returns to Los Angeles after two years away from California.    The CWL Championships have been in Orlando, Florida and Columbus, Ohio the past two years. Los Angeles was the event’s home before the […]

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Los Angeles to Host New Dragon Ball FighterZ Tournament

The Majestic Downtown in Los Angeles will host Red Bull Final Summoning in January 2019, a new esports tournament that will serve as the culmination of the Dragon Ball FighterZ 2018/2019 World Tour. The tournament for the Bandai Namco-developed game will be staged January 26–27 and be livestreamed on Twitch. Twitch also serves as the […]

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Built for LAFC, the newly opened Banc of California Stadium will also be one of many venues used during the 2028 Olympic Summer Games in Los Angeles. Photo courtesy of Major League Soccer

Home-Field Advantage

A burst of special effects, a flurry of streamers and Flo Rida’s “My House” blaring on the speakers marked the official opening of Banc of California Stadium, a $350 million venue built for Los Angeles Football Club, the most recent Major League Soccer expansion team to begin play. Making its debut in April as the most […]

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