July 24, 2015 | Updated: January 29, 2019

By Steve Helm

 

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Watch the 2015 World Games on ESPN

ESPN’s global coverage of the 2015 Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles, the largest sporting and humanitarian event in 2015, begins this week with live coverage of the Games’ star-studded Opening Ceremony, as well as a Robin Roberts special, a 30 For 30 documentary from ESPN Films and Maria Shriver and a nightly program throughout the Games.

Make plans to tune in to watch the Opening Ceremony of the 2015 Special Olympics World Games LIVE on July 25 at 8 p.m. CT on ESPN, and then keep watching coverage every day during the World Games!

Won't be near a TV on July 25 to watch the Opening Ceremony of the 2015 Special Olympics World Games? No worries! Watch it live on your smart device or tablet on WatchESPN (must be a subscriber to view).

Be sure to cheer on the athletes from the Special Olympics USA/Special Olympics Texas during the Opening Ceremony parade of athletes!

ESPN's coverage from Los Angeles begins with the Opening Ceremony on July 25 and continues daily, throughout the Games. ESPN is the official broadcast partner of the 2015 Special Olympics World Games.


Day/Date Program Time (CT)  Network WatchESPN Links 
Saturday, July 25 Countdown to the Special Olympics World Games with Robin Roberts 1:30 p.m. ABC (Check local listings)
  30 For 30 Short:  Brave In The Attempt 6:30 p.m. ESPN Watch
  Countdown to the Special Olympics World Games with Robin Roberts 7 p.m. ESPN Watch
  LIVE: Special Olympics World Games LA2015 Opening Ceremony 8 p.m. ESPN  Watch | Spanish
Sunday, July 26 Special Olympics World Games  6 p.m. ESPN2 Watch
Monday, July 27 Special Olympics World Games 6 p.m.. ESPN Watch
Tuesday, July 28 Special Olympics World Games  6 p.m. ESPN Watch | Spanish (3 a.m.)
Wednesday, July 29 Special Olympics World Games  6 p.m. ESPN Watch | Spanish (3 a.m.)
Thursday, July 30 Special Olympics World Games  6 p.m. ESPN WatchSpanish (3 a.m.)
Friday, July 31 Special Olympics World Games  6 p.m. ESPN WatchSpanish (3 a.m.)
Saturday, August 1 ESPN on ABC Sports Saturday (re-air) 3 p.m. ABC (Check local listings)
Saturday, August 1 Special Olympics World Games  6 p.m. ESPN Watch | Spanish (4:30 a.m.)
Friday, August 7 Best of Special Olympics World Games LA2015 6 p.m. ESPN Watch
Saturday, August 8 Best of Special Olympics World Games LA2015 (re-air) 3 p.m. ABC (Check local listings)

 

Check local listing for exact times. All shows will re-air on ESPN2 later the same night. 

Visit ESPN's webpage for a complete schedule and details on Robin Roberts' Special, "Countdown to the Special Olympics World Games," and Maria Shriver's 30 For 30 Short, "Brave In The Attempt." 

 

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