The Google Doodle for July 25 is celebrating the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games. The 14th edition of the games is scheduled to start from today (July 25) in Los Angeles and will last till August 2. The doodle clearly shows athletes performing various acts like swimming, weightlifting, playing volleyball and golf. Also Read - Pranksters Change The Iconic Hollywood Sign to 'Hollyboob' For Breast Cancer Awareness, Arrested

The special Olympic World Summer Games return to the United States after a gap of 16 years and Los Angeles for the third time in history will host the games. Around 7,000 athletes representing more than 170 countries will participate in the 2015 World Summer Games. These athletes will compete in 25 different sports. Besides, 30,000 volunteers and 500,000 spectators are also expected to be part of the games. Also Read - Google Celebrates India's 72nd Republic Day With Beautiful Doodle Showcasing Nation's Diversity

For athletes having intellectual disabilities Special Olympics, a global sports organization, works for them. Alternating between summer and winter Games, the Special Olympics World Games take place every two years. , In 1968, the first International Special Olympics Summer Games were held in Chicago, Illinois, US. The first winter version of the games took pace in Steamboat Springs, Colorado during February in 1977. Also Read - Google Doodle Celebrates Legacy of Dr James Naismith-- Inventor of Basketball Game | Here's All You Need to Know