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Track Our Local Athletes Through the Games

Track Our Local Athletes Through the Games

See how our local athletes are faring in their Olympic competitions

Friday, May 19, 2017 at 08:37 AM PDT

Fendrick Reflects on Rio Beach Days

Fendrick Reflects on Rio Beach Days

It's been an emotional ride for UCLA's Lauren Fendrick. She talks with Whit Johnson Wednesday Aug. 17, 2016 on Today in LA.

Tuesday, Aug 16, 2016 at 09:57 AM PDT

April Ross' Husband Is Careful With Giving Advice

April Ross' Husband Is Careful With Giving Advice

April Ross' husband is a volleyball coach, but he knows when to give advice and when to stay leave the coaching role aside around his wife. Video broadcast Tuesday Aug. 16, 2016 on Today in LA.

Tuesday, Aug 16, 2016 at 09:40 AM PDT

Runner Turns Fast-Food Job Into Super-Sized Success

Runner Turns Fast-Food Job Into Super-Sized Success

A day shift at the golden arches turned into a shot at Olympic gold for Boris Berian, a Southern California runner who became known along the way as a symbol of athletes' rights after standing up to a shoe...

Tuesday, Aug 16, 2016 at 05:24 AM PDT
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By Whitney Irick

SoCal Athletes in Action

More than 100 U.S. Olympians with Southern California ties are competing in the...View gallery

  • Kerri Walsh Jennings - Manhattan Beach Resident
  • April Ross of Costa Mesa
  • Jake Gibb - Huntington Beach Resident
Monday, Aug 15, 2016 at 09:16 AM PDT

Happy Birthday and a Spot in the Semis for Walsh Jennings

Happy Birthday and a Spot in the Semis for Walsh Jennings

Team USA's beach volleyball star Kerri Walsh Jennings kicked off her 38th birthday with a midnight win over Australia and a serenade Sunday night. After Jennings and April Ross advanced to the Rio Olympics...

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