LA wins 2015 Special Olympics

The Special Olympics will return to the United States for the first time in 16 years. The 2015 games are billed as bringing more than 7000 Special Olympics athletes from 170 nations to compete in 21 Olympic-type sports. Specific dates for the summer of 2015 remain to be decided. Some events will be held at Griffith Park, Staples Center and the Home Depot Center, with athlete housing at USC and UCLA.

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