NASCAR Clash Auto Racing
Competitors make a turn during a NASCAR race at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on February 6, 2022, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

NASCAR’s Busch Light Clash Will Return to Los Angeles in 2023

NASCAR’s preseason Clash race is rolling back to the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in 2023, NASCAR Senior Vice President of Racing Development and Strategy Ben Kennedy announced before the series’ Cup race at Sonoma International Raceway. “Our entire industry made a bold move by bringing the Busch Light Clash to the LA Coliseum this past February and […]

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Los Angeles Begins Preparations to host 2023 College Football Playoff Championship Game

Los Angeles, which will host the Super Bowl in February, has begun preparations for the 2023 College Football Playoff national championship game, which will also be held at Inglewood’s SoFi Stadium. SoFi Stadium and Los Angeles are on the clock following the national 2022 championship game won by Georgia over Alabama at Lucas Oil Stadium […]

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Los Angeles 2024
Competitiors in the men's 5,000 meter event at the 1984 Olympic Summer Games in Los Angeles circle past the Olympic torch during the race on August 11, 1984. Los Angeles in 2028 will join London and Paris as the only three-time hosts of the Olympic Summer Games. (AP Photo, File)

An Olympic Impact on Sports Tourism:
The Legacy for U.S. Host Cities

With the Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games having concluded in Tokyo, one of many questions about the Games’ legacy is whether the city will be able to benefit from having hosted two of the world’s biggest sporting events—including the second time for the Olympic Games. Without sports, Tokyo has more than enough to boast about […]

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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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LA 84 Youth Sports Summit
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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