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  • Oh, baby, what an Olympics

    Oh, baby, what an Olympics
    More than 100 babies, toddlers and other children participated in events such as a bean bag shot put competition and a 3.6-meter "diaper dash" at MOMS Orange County's second annual Baby Olympics & Fair on Sept. 13 at the Irvine Spectrum Center's Giant Wheel Court.
  • Mailbag: Special Olympics are a boon to the area

    Re: "Irvine to Play Host for 2015 Special Olympics," (Aug. 15): I was happily surprised to hear that the 2015 Special Olympic World Games are going to be held in Los Angeles. Thirty years ago, L.A. hosted the Summer Olympics, but no comparable event...

    Running: Matt McElroy near a transition

    Running: Matt McElroy near a transition
    There are many races, and even workout sessions, that Matt McElroy has learned from. But there was one, back in December 2009 that sticks out and provided him with a great deal of confidence. And, he didn't even win. McElroy, a former standout runner...

    Irvine to play host for 2015 Special Olympics

    The 1984 Summer Olympics was Southern California's last huge event. But next summer, athletes from around the globe will again compete here — and Irvine will play its part in making it happen. Los Angeles will host the 2015 Special Olympics...

    Water Polo: Gilchrist scores two in win

    Newport Harbor High and USC alumna Kaleigh Gilchrist scored twice Wednesday, helping the United States women's senior national water polo team defeat Australia, 8-6, at the FINA World Cup in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia. The Americans beat Australia for the...