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Sports Star-studded opening ceremony for 2015 Special Olympics Star-studded opening ceremony for 2015 Special Olympics
Some 6,500 athletes from 165 countries - the most to converge on Los Angeles since the 1984 Summer Olympics - have poured into town this week to hit tennis balls, kick soccer balls, swim laps and even run a triathlon in the 2015 Special Olympics World Games.
Sports COC chief would back Toronto bid for 2024 Olympics
The head of the Canadian Olympic Committee says he would back a bid by Toronto to host the 2024 Olympics, potentially joining a crowded field that already includes five cities.
Sports Women's soccer enjoying its World Cup bump Women's soccer enjoying its World Cup bump
Nowhere could the World Cup bump in women's soccer be more apparent than in Portland, where more than 21,000 fans watched a National Women's Soccer League rivalry match between the Thorns and the Seattle Reign.
Sports Despite loss, Thorns fans see momentum for women in Soccer Town USA Despite loss, Thorns fans see momentum for women in Soccer Town USA (Photo Gallery) (Video)
They may have lost on the pitch, but the Portland Thorns played before a sold out crowd at Providence Park, a first for the team since it launched in 2012. While fans were not happy about the loss, they have their eye on the bigger picture: women's soccer growing in the country, especially in Soccer Town USA.