Los Angeles Sports Capital of the World

January 23rd, 2012

 

The certain mass media of Los Angeles contains many sporting activities clubs. The Town has won 21 championships. The metropolitan region increases the championship total to 23. In some circumstances USC and UCLA are included, largely the USC Football team along with the UCLA Basketball team, which drastically adds for the quantity of championships Los Angeles has won.

Most well known sports in LA are following:

Football
Los Angeles had a lot of teams in the Arena Football League and American Football League, before the NFL. “Wilson Wildcats”, had been a traveling team for the first AFL in 1926. Within the Arena League, the Los Angeles Bulldogs were members of AFL II (1937) along with a minor AFL (1939) before joining the Pacific Coast Specialist Football League. The Los Angeles Chargers had been a charter member of AFL IV, becoming the San Diego Chargers in 1961. The Los Angeles Mustangs had been members of the short-lived American Football League in 1944. From 1983-1985 the Los Angeles Express was a team inside the United States Football League.
The NFL hasn’t had a team within the Los Angeles location given that the 1994 season. Right away immediately after that season, the Los Angeles Rams moved from Anaheim to St. Louis, plus the Los Angeles Raiders returned to their historic property of Oakland. Considering that then, quite a few attempts happen to be produced to return the NFL to Los Angeles, though none have yet succeeded.
Prior the AFL collapsed just after the 2008 season, the league included the Los Angeles Avengers. The upcoming UFL may well schedule a neutral internet site game of its Las Vegas team inside the city for the duration of the first season. On August 9, 2011 the LA city Council approved plans to build Farmers Field, a new stadium in Downtown Los Angeles which is going to be household to an NFL team.
The Greater Los Angeles Region has hosted the Super Bowl seven instances. The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum hosted Super Bowl I in 1967 and Super Bowl VII in 1973. The Rose Bowl hosted Super Bowl XI in 1977, Super Bowl XIV in 1980, Super Bowl XVII in 1983, Super Bowl XXI in 1987 and Super Bowl XXVII in 1993.

Hockey
LA consists of two NHL teams: the Los Angeles Kings, which entered the league when it doubled in size in 1967, as well as the Anaheim Ducks, which joined in 1993 because the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim.

Basketball
Los Angeles has two well-known NBA clubs, the Los Angeles Lakers and the Los Angeles Clippers. Each share the Staples Center. Lakers owner Jerry Buss also owns the LA’s WNBA franchise, the Los Angeles Sparks; that team also plays at Staples Center. LA is residence to a team inside the NBA D-League, the Los Angeles D-Fenders too.

Baseball
The Los Angeles city is one of 4 metropolitan areas to host two Main League Baseball teams, namely the Los Angeles Dodgers in the National League along with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim within the American League.

Soccer
The Los Angeles region hosts two top-ranked skilled teams, the Los Angeles Galaxy and Chivas USA, that compete in Key League Soccer.

Los Angeles hosted the Summer Olympic Games twice. They hosted the games for the first time in 1932. Los Angeles hosted the games when once more in 1984. Los Angeles has made a total of nine Summer Olympic bids in its history, over any other city.
The International Olympic Committee, the U.S. Olympic Committee as well as the Southern California Committee for the Olympic Games at this time announced the initial line-up of distinguished speakers slated to take part in the 5th IOC Globe Conference on Girls and Sport, which will take location Feb. 16-18, 2012 in Los Angeles. Themed ‘Together Stronger: The Future of Sport,’ the three-day occasion will play a meaningful role in identifying methods to strengthen and raise participation of women in the world of sport around the globe.