The Greater Los Angeles area is home to several professional and collegiate sports teams. The metropolitan area has eleven major league professional teams: the Anaheim Ducks, the Los Angeles Angels, the Los Angeles Chargers, the Los Angeles Clippers, the Los Angeles Dodgers, Los Angeles FC, LA Galaxy, the Los Angeles Kings, the Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles Sparks, and the Los Angeles Rams. A 12th major league team, Angel City FC, is set to start play in the National Women's Soccer League in 2022. USC Trojans football, UCLA Bruins men's basketball, USC Trojans baseball, USC Trojans track & field, and Cal State Fullerton Titans baseball are all historically premier organizations in college sports. Other major sports teams include UCLA Bruins Football, Pepperdine Waves baseball, and formerly the Los Angeles Raiders and Los Angeles Aztecs. Between them, these Los Angeles area sports teams have won a combined 105 championship titles. Los Angeles area colleges have produced upwards of 200 national championship teams, primarily from USC Trojans and UCLA Bruins of the Pac-12 Conference.
Los Angeles is home to a variety of sporting venues including the two National Historic Landmarks, the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum and the Rose Bowl, the multi-purpose arena, Staples Center, and the roof-covered SoFi Stadium. Los Angeles has hosted the 1932 and 1984 Summer Olympics. In 2028, the city will host the Olympics for a third time. Los Angeles also hosted games of the 1994 FIFA World Cup including the final match. It is scheduled to host matches in 2026 World Cup. LA was scheduled to host both the MLB All-Star Game and the MLS All-Star Game in 2020. Both games have been re-scheduled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. MLS All Star game for 2021 and the MLB All Star game for 2022. The College Football Playoff National Championship in 2023. It will also host the Super Bowl for an eighth time when they host Super Bowl LVI in 2022. The USGA has also decided to bring the Golf US Open back to Los Angeles in 2023 and will be hosted in the L.A. Country Club. The geography and weather of Los Angeles also make Los Angeles a hub for surfing, and beach volleyball.