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Black Women Who Broke Barriers in Gymnastics
March 10, 2022
Black women who used thier talent and effort to take the gymnastics world by storm. ... read more »
SoCal Legends: Jeanette Bolden
July 15, 2021
Jeanette Bolden is a well-decorated Track and Field athlete and coach. The Olympian and UCLA star helped bring out the talents of the runners, allowing them to reach national and international stages. Bolden is also the third-generation owner of the 27th Street Bakery in Los Angeles. ... read more »
SoCal Legends: Florence Griffith-Joyner
April 8, 2021
Delorez Florence “Flo Jo” Griffith-Joyner is the fastest woman of all time with track and field records that stand to this day. Along with having exceptional athleticism, she was also known for sporting one-legged body suits and elaborately decorated six-inch nails. ... read more »
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Olympic Gold Medalist, UCLA Legend Rafer Johnson Dead at 86
December 2, 2020
Olympic decathlon gold medalist Rafer Johnson, who lit the torch at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum to open the 1984 Summer Games, died today at his home in Sherman Oaks. He was 86. ... read more »
Historic Los Angeles Moments of Athleticism
February 10, 2016
1984 Summer Olympics Los Angeles became the hub for global athleticism for the second time in history during the 1984 Summer Olympics. 140 nations competed in 221 events that year. ... read more »
Los Angeles Business Leader to Become Next Foundation President
November 25, 2015
Renata Simril, a civic and business leader in Los Angeles, has been named the next president and chief executive officer of the LA84 foundation. LA84 benefits from the surplus funds from the 1984 Summer Olympics that took place in Los Angeles, ... read more »
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