Olympians Joan Benoit Samuelson, winner of the first ever Women’s Olympic Marathon, and Anita L. DeFrantz, Olympic medalist, IOC member, … Watch Now
Thirty-three years later, the legacy of one of LA’s civic giants remains in full effect. The LA84 Foundation and the … Read More
This summer, it’s time to make a splash.The LA84 Foundation is partnering with the USA Swimming Foundation in 2017 to save … Read More
The LA84 Foundation and the LA 2024 Olympic bid engaged with Olympians and Angelenos alike at their joint booth at … Watch Now
Thousands of bookworms, Olympic enthusiasts, sports fans and curious festivalgoers alike experienced the power of Los Angeles’ Olympic spirit and … Read More
The LA84 Foundation, a legacy of the 1984 Summer Olympic Games, and LA 2024 will be partnering to bring Olympians, authors, … Read More
A capacity crowd filled the LA84 Library on Wednesday night for a ‘Game Changers’ panel featuring author Molly Schiot and … Read More
Author Molly Schiot will be carrying out an ‘Instagram Takeover’ for the LA84 Foundation this week. Schiot will be posting … Read More
“Stay true to your journey, and stay outside your comfort zone. You are our future, so go make it happen.” … Read More
Tuesday morning, LA84 President & CEO Renata Simril moderated a high-level discussion about “The Transformative Prospects of L.A. 2024 Olympics.”
A 1968 gold medalist and pioneer of strategy in an Olympic event. A two-time gold medalist sprinter. A four-time Olympian … Read More
LA84 Foundation President and CEO Renata Simril spoke to the Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday morning, as the LA…
Next up for the 8th grade flag football team is the 2017 NFL FLAG Championships in Orlando. See how the team was sent off in style.
Even on a cloudy Monday morning, spirits were bright for four Angeleno student-athletes as they celebrated the New Year in…
LA84’s SAMbassadors lent a helping hand in preparing for one of Southern California’s longest-standing traditions.
LA84’s SAMbassadors are a group of student-athletes with an eye on the community and giving back. On Tuesday, Dec. 27, … Read More
Four student-athletes will be taking an active part in the 2017 Rose Parade, representing the LA84 Foundation as part of … Read More
The Los Angeles Times’ High School Insider was on hand at the 2016 LA84 Run4Fun Festival on December 10, and … Read More
Middle-schoolers from across Southern California raced at a difficult course atop the scenic Elysian Park….
More than 60 high school coaches took in a wealth of knowledge and coaching expertise on Saturday, November 20 at … Watch Now
LA84 mascot Sam the Eagle was featured in the Pasadena Star-News and on KTLA at the Rose Parade Grand Marshal Announcement.
In the Los Angeles Times, the mayor discussed how youth sports has positively impacted his professional arc.
The Summer Olympic Games have not been in the United States for 20 years, but the LA 2024 Olympic Bid … Watch Now
Getting girls in the game is an issue paramount in a sporting world that does not always treat female athletes … Read More
Partnerships. It’s a buzz word in the field of youth sports and in business on the whole, but how exactly … Watch Now
Olympians and Paralympians are at the pinnacle of their sports, and they didn’t reach such heights by accident. At the … Watch Now
See panel takeaways and quotes on how to find safe sports spaces in undeserved communities.
The event brought together civic leaders, sports industry executives and top athletes to work to elevate youth sports.
LA84 Foundation President & CEO Renata Simril delivered the keynote address at the 5th Annual LA84 Foundation Summit on October … Watch Now
Youth sports isn’t as simple as youth deciding they simply want to play sports. For many, there are cost, geographic … Watch Now
The exhibit features artifacts from the 1932 and 1984 Olympic Games, as well as other Olympic memorabilia.
The Southern California Olympians & Paralympians (SCOP) Olympic alumni group will move the organization’s base of operations to the headquarters … Read More
KTLA got an in-depth look into the LA84 Foundation’s exhibit at the 2016 LA Archives Bazaar.
The first female Muslim-American athlete to win an Olympic medal, Muhammad will be joined by fellow Rio Olympians.
The study reveals soccer as the most-played sport in LA County, as well as a notable statistic about youth skateboarding.
LOS ANGELES – The LA84 Foundation is pleased to announce its 5th annual summit at the JW Marriott L.A. Live in Los Angeles … Read More
Hundreds of young water polo players and synchronized swimmers took to the pool Sunday, competing in the 2016 Summer Swim Festival … Read More
Summer is for swimming, and nearly 1,000 kids hopped in the pool today at the Santa Clarita Aquatic Center for … Read More
LOS ANGELES (June 23, 2016) – Five hundred young athletes participated in Los Angeles’ Olympic Day 2016 celebration Thursday, hosted by … Read More
Twelve athletes are now Rio-bound after being selected to a Team USA squad aiming for gold in the pool.
On June 16, 2016, Team USA Women’s Water Polo unveiled the 12 players that will be representing the United States … Watch Now
Mayor Eric Garcetti, 1984 LA Olympic Organizing Committee President Peter Ueberroth, LA24 Chairman Casey Wasserman, Gold Medalist Rafer Johnson and … Read More
LOS ANGELES (October 31, 2015) – City leaders, Olympians, and youth soccer players came together today to unveil the first … Read More
LOS ANGELES (June 29, 2015) — Today, the LA84 Foundation Board of Directors increased its commitment to the 2015 Special … Read More
LOS ANGELES (March 10, 2015) – The LA84 Foundation announced a partnership today between the foundation and Southern California Olympians … Read More
Olympic Legends Join L.A. Leaders To Celebrate Ferraro Fields Renewal In Honor Of 30th Anniversary Of The 1984 Games
LOS ANGELES (July 29, 2014) – Thirty years to the day after he ascended the Coliseum steps and lit the … Read More
The LA84 Foundation and the LA Clippers celebrated the 30th Anniversary of the 1984 Olympic Games, March 22, during the … Read More
LOS ANGELES–U.S. Olympic Committee CEO Scott Blackmun will keynote the second annual LA84 Foundation Summit this Thursday, addressing the need … Read More
LOS ANGELES, September 28, 2013 – The LA84 Foundation, in partnership with the Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation, Republic Services and … Read More
More than 900 children will take part in the LA84 Foundation Summer Swim Festival at Expo Center in Los Angeles, … Read More
LA84 Foundation and LA Dodgers Foundation Dedicate Improved Youth Baseball Fields at Highland Park Recreation Center
On Saturday, April 20, 2013 the LA84 Foundation in partnership with the Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation and the City of … Read More
The LA84 Foundation and the Dodgers Dream Foundation, in partnership and City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks, … Read More
Paul Bower attended the recent LA84 Foundation Summit. He writes here about the experience. Bower is the Senior Project Manager … Read More
Baseball history fans can enjoy a “Babe Ruth Double Header” at the LA84 Foundation Library, with two sessions on the … Read More
Youngsters Dreaming of Some Day Competing in the Olympic Games Participate in Summer Ending Swim Meet
More than 900 local youngsters, ages 7-17, who have been part of the LA84 Foundation’s Summer Swim Program, will participate … Read More
It is summer. Youngsters throughout Los Angeles have the opportunity to learn to swim and participate in water polo, synchronized … Read More
Terry Schroeder, Head Coach for the U.S. Olympic Men’s Water Polo Team, today announced the final 14 athletes in training … Read More
The LA84 Foundation/Beyond the Bell Branch Middle School Soccer District-Wide Finals took place Saturday, June 2, 2012 at Marina Del … Read More
The 2012 U.S. Olympic Women’s Water Polo team was announced May 17, 2012 at the LA84 Foundation. Head Coach Adam … Read More
The grey clouds did not dampen the spirits of the boys and girls who gathered to be the first to … Read More
The LA84 Foundation and the Dodgers Dream Foundation, in partnership with and the City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation … Read More
The girls team from Holmes Middle School and the boys from Palms Middle School were crowned as champions at the … Read More
LA84 Foundation President Anita L. DeFrantz and the board of directors of the LA84 Foundation hosted a luncheon February 16, … Read More
The LA84 Foundation, the Dodgers Dream Foundation, and the City of Los Angeles Recreation and Parks are continuing the partnership … Read More