Major League Soccer will resume its 25th season with the “MLS is Back” Tournament at Walt Disney World’s ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex from July 8 to August 11.
Clubs will begin arriving in Orlando as early as June 24 for preseason training. Clubs that can conduct full team training in their markets pursuant to the league’s medical and testing protocols must arrive no later than seven days before their first match.
At a special presentation at the ESPN Wide World of Sports at Walt Disney World, Special Olympics North America and Special Olympics Florida announced Orlando has been officially awarded and named the host city for the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games.
This weekend, the Mylan WTT Smash Hits charity tennis tournament was held at ESPN Wide World of Sports at Walt Disney World, and raised more than $700,000 for the Elton John AIDS Foundation and local charities.
It was Team Elton, featuring Elton John, Andy Roddick, Venus Williams, Vicky Duval, and Robert Kendrick, versus Team Billie Jean, featuring Billie Jean King, John Isner, Marion Bartoli, Taylor Townsend, Jean-Julien Rojer.
Team Elton defeated Team Billie Jean 24-18.
My friend Bruce Barnard attended the event, and was kind enough to share these photos with us: