Olympians Joan Benoit Samuelson, winner of the first ever Women’s Olympic Marathon, and Anita L. DeFrantz, Olympic medalist, IOC member, … Watch Now
Following the International Olympic Committee Executive Board’s Friday press conference and the following reaction, LA84’s Renata Simril spoke to ABC7 News’ Marc … Watch Now
As Los Angeles takes another step toward hosting its third Olympic Games, the LA84 Foundation would be excited to welcome … Read More
Thirty-three years later, the legacy of one of LA’s civic giants remains in full effect. The LA84 Foundation and the … Read More
Summer is for swimming, and few organizations know that more than the LA84 Foundation and the USA Swimming Foundation. The … Watch Now
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
LA84 Foundation President & CEO Renata Simril spoke towards of the International Olympic Committee at the StubHub Center on Wednesday, … 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
On Wednesday morning at the venerable and irreverent Los Angeles Breakfast Club, located at Friendship Auditorium within Los Angeles’ Griffith … Read More
A capacity crowd filled the LA84 Library on Wednesday night for a ‘Game Changers’ panel featuring author Molly Schiot and … Read More
On August 5, 1984, history was made as Joan Benoit dashed into the LA Memorial Coliseum to the sound of … Read More
“Stay true to your journey, and stay outside your comfort zone. You are our future, so go make it happen.” … Read More
The LA84 Foundation continues to burn the torch of the 1984 Olympic Games, having impacted more than 3 million youth … Read More
Chief organizer of the 1984 Olympic Games and LA84 board member Peter Ueberroth received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the … Read More
A display about the LA84 Foundation, biographies of LA84 President & CEO Renata Simril and LA84 President Emeritus Anita DeFrantz, and … Read More
Tuesday morning, LA84 President & CEO Renata Simril moderated a high-level discussion about “The Transformative Prospects of L.A. 2024 Olympics.”
LA84 Foundation President and CEO Renata Simril spoke to the Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday morning, as the LA…
Members of organizing committees involved in the Beijing 2022 Winter Games visited LA84 on Monday, commending Los Angeles’ Olympic spirit and … Read More
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
As the race for the 2024 Olympic bid continues, an Associate Press column notes how Los Angeles’ bid approach for the Games is … Read More
Sammy Lee, the first male Asian American to win Olympic gold for the United States and longtime friend of the … Read More
Skateboarding is set to make its debut as an Olympic sport in the Tokyo 2020 Games, but Los Angeles and … Read More
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
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
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.
From the Vatican to the streets of Los Angeles, the power of sport when harnessed can be a crucial tool to tackle social issues.
California Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation that provides $250 million of state-funded money to Los Angeles’ bid for the 2024 … Read More
The LA84 Foundation appears on ABC7 as the living legacy of the massively successful 1984 Olympic Games.
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
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
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
President Anita L. DeFrantz receives Distinguished Services Award from FISA LOS ANGELES (November 8, 2013) – Today, LA84 Foundation President … 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
LA84 Foundation President Anita DeFrantz has been elected to the Executive Board of the International Olympic Committee (IOC). DeFrantz was … Read More
Paul Bower attended the recent LA84 Foundation Summit. He writes here about the experience. Bower is the Senior Project Manager … 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 2012 U.S. Olympic Women’s Water Polo team was announced May 17, 2012 at the LA84 Foundation. Head Coach Adam … Read More
LA84 Foundation President Anita L. DeFrantz and the board of directors of the LA84 Foundation hosted a luncheon February 16, … Read More