Special Olympics

Annual Paterno Family Beaver Stadium Run raises money for Special Olympics Pennsylvania

The ninth-annual Paterno Family Beaver Stadium Run benefiting Special Olympics Pennsylvania featured a record breaking number of runners with 3,535 …

Student Journalism

JTHS Special Olympic Basketball Wins State Championship

The JTHS team brought home gold medals. This is the first time our JTHS Special Olympics team has won a State Championship<p>The JTHS Special Olympics …

School Administration

Thousands of volunteers collecting funds for Special Olympics Ireland

More than 3,000 volunteers have taken to streets all over the country for Special Olympics Ireland.<p>The charity is hoping to raise more than €600,000 …

Ireland

Author Shines Light On Eunice Kennedy Shriver And Her Special Olympics Legacy

When talking about the Kennedys, the names most often spoken are JFK, Bobby and Ted. But in a new biography, their sister Eunice takes center …

Disability

'Frozen Waves' crash Splish Splash Polar Plunge

Although the “Frozen Waves” — a team of kids from the Riverhead Central School District — were among the youngest participants of last Saturday’s …

Long Island

Police Motorcycle Competition Raises Funds for Special Olympics

The 22nd annual Southwest Police Motorcycle Training and Competition puts moto-mounted cops to the test, and raises money for the Special Olympics<p>I’m …

Special Olympics

Training the extraordinary: Clinic preps Special Olympics hopefuls for competition

A determined group of athletes got a little boost from Creighton University’s Pediatric Therapy and the Special Olympics Young Athletes program.<p>A …

Disability

Experience Foxwoods' HighFlyer Zipline, Support Special Olympics

Celebrate Special Olympics' 50th Anniversary by Participating in this Fundraiser, May 10th<p>For an exhilarating experience like no other, you can ride …

Disability

'The proudest moment of my life': athletes excel at the Special Olympics

It takes hard work and determination for people with intellectual disabilities to compete and excel in an able-bodied world.<p>But athletes from across …

Sport (Australia)

Sporting event for youth with intellectual disabilities may draw 2,500 to Toronto next year

About 2,500 student athletes and their coaches from around the world are expected to descend on Toronto in May 2019 for the first-ever Special …

Toronto

India's training for Unified Football Cup underway

Panaji, April 16 (IANS) Six intellectually challenged athletes from Special Olympics Bharat have teamed up with five mainstream athletes to …

India

Manitoba Moose players surprise Special Olympics bowlers at local lanes

As the Manitoba Moose get set for the Calder Cup Playoffs, some of the team members took in a little bowling during their off-ice time.<p>They surprised …

Manitoba Moose

Purdue women's basketball player Abby Abel named Grand Marshal of 500 Festival Parade

On May 26, 2018, Purdue basketball guard Abby Abel will be honored for some of her work off the court. The longtime Special Olympics advocate will …

Sport (Australia)

Special Olympics is looking for Bocce Competition volunteers Saturday 4/28! - Temecula, CA Patch

<b>Thank you for expressing an interest in volunteering for the Special Olympics 2018 Inland Empire Regional Bocce Competition at Lake Elsinore Storm</b> …

Temecula

Billy Gilman To Perform At Special Olympics

The event is June 1, but tickets go on sale April 17.<p><b>From Special Olympics Rhode Island:</b> Special Olympics Rhode Island, Ryan Center and Spectra Venue …

Rhode Island

Bragging rights on the line at airplane pull for Special Olympics

Members of the public had the chance to run and walk on the runway at St. Louis Lambert International Airport during an airplane pull benefit for …

St. Louis

Teams compete to drag cargo jet fastest at Lambert in fundraiser for Special Olympics Missouri

The windy, 40-degree weather on Sunday wasn't ideal, and neither was pulling a FedEx cargo plane estimated to weigh more than 250,000 pounds, but …

St. Louis

Dianella soccer player sets sights on making Australian team at Special Olympics Australia National Games this week

DIANELLA resident Emily Casella has set her sights on representing Australia at the Special Olympics World Summer Games in Abu Dhabi in 2019.<p>The …

Perth, Australia

Athletes grab chance to shine

A TEAM of South Australian swimmers will this week take on much bigger squads from other states in an Adelaide pool, but Special Olympics competitors …

Australia

Western Mass. Special Olympics powerlifting team raises funds at 'Donuts and Deadlifts' event

EAST LONGMEADOW -- The first-ever Western Massachusetts Special Olympics powerlifting team showed off its skills at its "Donuts and Deadlifts" …

Western Massachusetts

Special Olympics cycling competition held at COTA

Dozens of special athletes battled windy conditions at the Circuit of the Americas in Southeast Austin on Saturday to try to qualify for next month's …

Cycling

Windy conditions affect Special Olympics Cycling Event at COTA

Dozens of special athletes battled windy conditions at the Circuit of the Americas in Southeast Austin on Saturday to try to qualify for next month's …

Cycling

Support Special Olympics of Delaware County - Haverford, PA Patch

Please come and show your support to our wonderful athletes on Sunday, April 22nd from 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM at the Ridley Applebee's on Mac Dade …

Delaware Valley

Cam Newton puts smiles on faces, treats Special Olympics kids to free items at sporting goods store

Panthers quarterback Cam Newton has made a habit of giving back to the community, and he continues to hook kids and those in need up in a big …

Cam Newton

Costa Mesa police dish out meals for tips to help Special Olympics

Costa Mesa police officers swapped their ticket books for notepads to take food orders at Claim Jumper on Thursday evening as part of a Tip-a-Cop event to help the Special Olympics.<p>Officers stood in as servers and hosts for about four hours at the Bristol Street restaurant and collected tips that …

Los Angeles

A special man embodies Special Olympics’ 50th anniversary

There are times when you meet someone so inspiring, they remind you that all the stuff in your home, office, garage doesn’t amount to a hill of …

Orange County

Watch: Cam Newton comes through for Special Olympics athletes

Apr 13,2018<p>Cam Newton gets plenty of attention for the negative things he does off the field. When he clashes with the media or says something thoughtless, it’s seemingly always a front-page scandal.<p>The good things Newton does for his community barely register on the radar most of the time, …

Football (U.S.)

Watch: Cam Newton surprises Special Olympians with shopping spree

Cam Newton gave back in his hometown of Atlanta on Thursday, treating a group of Special Olympics athletes to a shopping spree at Dick's Sporting …

Cam Newton

Guardian Games will raise money for the Special Olympics Friday

Teams of four will compete Friday in the Guardian Games for bragging rights and to help raise money for the Special Olympics.<p>The foursomes will …

Special Olympics

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