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Q13 FOX Seattle
Seahawks Luke Willson’s 12 North Sports Classic huge successheld the first annual 12 North Sports Classic in Vancouver, BC over the weekend
Seahawks Luke Willson’s 12 North Sports Classic huge success
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 3 hours ago
held the first annual 12 North Sports Classic in Vancouver, BC over the weekend. Seahawks greats Jim Zorn and Steve Largent were among the guest players in a charity flag football game. In total, $20,000 were raised for Special Olympics of Vancouv... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
Athletes in Special Olympics receive warm welcome home45 minutes late getting home, 26 special-needs adults from Mahoning County Boar
Athletes in Special Olympics receive warm welcome home
Tribune Chronicle / Posted 3 hours ago
45 minutes late getting home, 26 special-needs adults from Mahoning County Board of Developmental Disability were welcomed with cheers and applause as they returned Sunday evening from taking part in the Special Olympics summer games in C... Read more
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York Daily Record
Special Olympics: Adams County powerlifting team debutswith autism, benched 145 pounds at CrossFit Hanover on Sunday. He was part of t
Special Olympics: Adams County powerlifting team debuts
York Daily Record / Posted 5 hours ago
with autism, benched 145 pounds at CrossFit Hanover on Sunday. He was part of the first-ever meet for the Adams County Special Olympics powerlifting team. He's been involved in Special Warriors, a program at CrossFit Hanover for individuals... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Ohio's Special Olympians enjoy triumphswhich drove spectators at Ohio State University's Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium
Ohio's Special Olympians enjoy triumphs
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 6 hours ago
which drove spectators at Ohio State University's Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium to huddle under umbrellas and canopies, Special Olympics athletes from around the state were giving their all. For the 2016 State Summer Games of the Special... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
New field a community effortrange of sports, including football, soccer, track and field, rugby and field l
New field a community effort
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 8 hours ago
range of sports, including football, soccer, track and field, rugby and field lacrosse. As well, the field is suitable for Special Olympics and Para Sports. Putting the project together has taken more than five years and included contributions... Read more
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Daily Journal
Local sports calendarwith any questions. ARC Sharks The Cumberland County ARC Sharks just finished
Local sports calendar
Daily Journal / Posted 9 hours ago
with any questions. ARC Sharks The Cumberland County ARC Sharks just finished a successful 2015 Special Olympics swim season and are looking for sponsors to help purchase new swimsuits and other gear. If interested in... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Special Olympics team competes in Hoopfest for first timeFeels great, the game’s great, the competition’s great,” O’Neill said of the to
Special Olympics team competes in Hoopfest for first time
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 9 hours ago
Feels great, the game’s great, the competition’s great,” O’Neill said of the tournament. Dan Wartelle, Spokesperson for Special Olympics Washington, said every year more players participate. “This is the most we’ve had team wise. It goes up... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
$1.2 million allocated here by United WayBig Brothers/Big Sisters, $1,000; Foster Grandparent, $2,000; HAVEN, $8,000; Pa
$1.2 million allocated here by United Way
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted yesterday
Big Brothers/Big Sisters, $1,000; Foster Grandparent, $2,000; HAVEN, $8,000; Partnership for Community Health, $1,014; Special Olympics, $2,500; 4H, $3,100; Wellsboro Area Food Pantry, $2,500; Wellsboro Montessori, $800. In collaboration with... Read more
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The Advertiser-Tribune
Special Olympians garner fun, medals during trip to ColumbusSusan Mull - lost both matches. The team placed fifth, Egbert said. Egbert sai
Special Olympians garner fun, medals during trip to Columbus
The Advertiser-Tribune / Posted yesterday
Susan Mull - lost both matches. The team placed fifth, Egbert said. Egbert said Patrick Steyer, who is attending his first Special Olympics, was in awe of the competition and opening ceremonies. Steyer said he will be bowling at 10 a.m.... Read more
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Tri-County Citizen
TOOTSIE ROLL DRIVE | June 26, 2016of $1,397 each to three charitable organizations: Community Ties of Maple Grove
TOOTSIE ROLL DRIVE | June 26, 2016
Tri-County Citizen / Posted yesterday
of $1,397 each to three charitable organizations: Community Ties of Maple Grove, St. Michael’s S.P.R.E.D., and Area 22 Special Olympics. Pictured here are (back row, left to right) Knights of Columbus Deputy Grand Knight Eli Hinojosa, Tootsie... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Tennis enthusiasts unite to win Special Olympics state playThe Special Olympics organization's Unified Sports program has meant the world
Tennis enthusiasts unite to win Special Olympics state play
Sun-Sentinel / Posted yesterday
The Special Olympics organization's Unified Sports program has meant the world to Sophie Ginsburg and Eric Ford in terms of their ability to share a unique bond and friendship on the tennis court. The Lake Worth residents recently teamed up to win... Read more
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Times of Malta
Michelle Muscat in new swimming challenge todayon the way to the Grand Harbour. All donations from the charity swim will go t
Michelle Muscat in new swimming challenge today
Times of Malta / Posted yesterday
on the way to the Grand Harbour. All donations from the charity swim will go towards Marigold Foundation. Last year, she also completed a swim from Gozo to Malta to raise funds for the Marigold Foundation and the Malta Special Oly... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
Sheffield Lifebranches and other yard materials. Susan Parkes, 29, of the Ruth M Smith Cente
Sheffield Life
Warren Times Observer / Posted 2 days ago
branches and other yard materials. Susan Parkes, 29, of the Ruth M Smith Center participated in the Penn State Main Campus Special Olympics State games on June 2-4 at the Penn State Campus. She was one of 57 chosen to participate. She took the... Read more
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The Maui News
25th Hale Mahaolu fundraiser underway Calendarwill be from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Hale Mahaolu Akahi, 300 W. Wakea Av
25th Hale Mahaolu fundraiser underway Calendar
The Maui News / Posted 2 days ago
will be from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Hale Mahaolu Akahi, 300 W. Wakea Ave. in Kahului. Proceeds will be donated to Special Olympics Maui, Maui Search and Rescue, Ka Hale A Ke Ola and the Special Fair for the Disabled. For tickets or more... Read more
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Marshalltown Times-Republican
Bob Beard, 66to many family and friends, groups from REM, Ankeny Police Department, Ken-Wise
Bob Beard, 66
Marshalltown Times-Republican / Posted 2 days ago
to many family and friends, groups from REM, Ankeny Police Department, Ken-Wise, Clemons Chevrolet, Circle of Friends, Special Olympics, Hy-Vee, Marshalltown Optimist Club, New Horizons Realty, Five Star Real Estate, Coldwell Banker Premier... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
Local Law Enforcement Take Part in Special Olympics Torch Relay CeremonySACRAMENTO -- Hundreds of Sacramento-area law enforcement members joined the No
Local Law Enforcement Take Part in Special Olympics Torch Relay Ceremony
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 2 days ago
SACRAMENTO -- Hundreds of Sacramento-area law enforcement members joined the Northern California Special Olympics torch run, hours before the Opening ceremonies. "It shows unity, showing what we can do for the community, supporting the special... Read more
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TribLIVE
Penn Hills School District considers adding elementary cyber school programfor through a grant. • Receipt of more than $6,000 in donations, including $75
Penn Hills School District considers adding elementary cyber school program
TribLIVE / Posted 2 days ago
for through a grant. • Receipt of more than $6,000 in donations, including $753 from a Lifeskills car wash to go toward Special Olympics. • Business Manager Robert Geletko announced the district saved $1 million on cyber/charter school costs at... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Riley Mackayla Merritt to reign as 79th Yamboree Queen - Riley Mackayla Merritt was announced by Yamboree Assn. President Shayne Wilson as having won the race to be 79th Yamboree Queen Friday at First National Bank in Gilmer. Princess will be Call...Bettie Jackson. Ansley’s school activities include being a member of the Natio
Riley Mackayla Merritt to reign as 79th Yamboree Queen - Riley Mackayla Merritt was announced by Yamboree Assn. President Shayne Wilson as having won the race to be 79th Yamboree Queen Friday at First National Bank in Gilmer. Princess will be Call...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
Bettie Jackson. Ansley’s school activities include being a member of the National Honor Society, and assisting with the Special Olympics and field trips. She participates in ballet dancing, competitive dancing and teaches Baby Ballet... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Olympian Visits Camp Courageso that was fun. Something I know about and was able to give them some tips on.
Olympian Visits Camp Courage
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 2 days ago
so that was fun. Something I know about and was able to give them some tips on. Some of them are athletes in the Special Olympics so it's encouraged them to hit the weight room and get ready for their sports," Kelley said. The campers... Read more
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Daily Herald
Car show calendarSleepy Hollow. Open to cars, trucks and motorcycles of all makes. $5 entry fee;
Car show calendar
Daily Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Sleepy Hollow. Open to cars, trucks and motorcycles of all makes. $5 entry fee; majority goes to the Illinois Torch Run for Special Olympics. For details, visit www.july4thcarshow.com. July 9: Charity Car, Truck & Motorcycle Show for St. Jude... Read more
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FOX 8 Cleveland
Cavs fans raise over $700K for local charities through playoff watch partiesDomestic Violence & Child Advocacy Center, Cuyahoga County Invest in Children,
Cavs fans raise over $700K for local charities through playoff watch parties
FOX 8 Cleveland / Posted 2 days ago
Domestic Violence & Child Advocacy Center, Cuyahoga County Invest in Children, Achievement Centers for Children and Special Olympics Ohio Greater Cleveland. At the Championship Rally Wednesday, Cavs vice-chairmen and minority owners, Jeff... Read more
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The Advertiser-Tribune
Local leg of Special Olympics torch runteam (center left) passes the torch to Chris Wagner of the bocce ball team duri
Local leg of Special Olympics torch run
The Advertiser-Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
team (center left) passes the torch to Chris Wagner of the bocce ball team during the 2016 Law Enforcement Torch Run For Special Olympics Thursday. The leg of the run Thursday included a visit to Tiffin Developmental Center. The final leg is to... Read more
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Manitoulin Expositor
Island athletes post amazing results at North East Ont. track and field meetMANITOULIN—The Manitoulin (Striders) Special Olympics track and field team fare
Island athletes post amazing results at North East Ont. track and field meet
Manitoulin Expositor / Posted 3 days ago
MANITOULIN—The Manitoulin (Striders) Special Olympics track and field team fared extremely well at the North East Region Ontario Special Olympics track and field championships, held in Sturgeon Falls this past Saturday. “Our athletes all did... Read more
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The Mercury News
Sunnyvale: Special Olympics torch runs through the city, South BayArea took part in a jaunt throughout their respective cities to raise awareness
Sunnyvale: Special Olympics torch runs through the city, South Bay
The Mercury News / Posted 3 days ago
Area took part in a jaunt throughout their respective cities to raise awareness and their heart rates for the upcoming 2016 Special Olympics Northern California with the Law Enforcement Torch Run. Local agencies began in Gilroy and ran through... Read more
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BC Local News
Campbell River Special Olympics honours athlete achievementsCampbell River Special Olympics held its annual banquet and awards night June 1
Campbell River Special Olympics honours athlete achievements
BC Local News / Posted 3 days ago
Campbell River Special Olympics held its annual banquet and awards night June 16 at the Eagles Hall. This year’s Athlete Awards winners were: Spirit of Sport – Tye Cranton. Maximum Effort Award – Dallas Flynn. Margaret Eldering Award – Man Lok... Read more
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Campbell River Mirror
Campbell River Special Olympics honours athlete achievementsCampbell River Special Olympics held its annual banquet and awards night June 1
Campbell River Special Olympics honours athlete achievements
Campbell River Mirror / Posted 3 days ago
Campbell River Special Olympics held its annual banquet and awards night June 16 at the Eagles Hall. This year’s Athlete Awards winners were: Spirit of Sport – Tye Cranton. Maximum Effort Award – Dallas Flynn. Margaret Eldering Award – Man Lok... Read more
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FOX Business
How Comcast Plans to Combat the Shift to Digital Advertisingadded functionality compared to standard set-top boxes from cable companies. Th
How Comcast Plans to Combat the Shift to Digital Advertising
FOX Business / Posted 3 days ago
added functionality compared to standard set-top boxes from cable companies. This summer, X1 customers will have access to special Olympics coverage with the ability to follow specific countries, events, and athletes automatically across... Read more
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FOX Business
How Comcast Plans to Combat the Shift to Digital Advertisingadded functionality compared to standard set-top boxes from cable companies. Th
How Comcast Plans to Combat the Shift to Digital Advertising
FOX Business / Posted 3 days ago
added functionality compared to standard set-top boxes from cable companies. This summer, X1 customers will have access to special Olympics coverage with the ability to follow specific countries, events, and athletes automatically across... Read more
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Nelson Star
Dressed for success: Special Olympics get new jerseysNelson's Special Olympics athletes are set to compete in style. The soccer tea
Dressed for success: Special Olympics get new jerseys
Nelson Star / Posted 3 days ago
Nelson's Special Olympics athletes are set to compete in style. The soccer team tried on their new jerseys Saturday ahead of a trip this weekend to Abbotsford, where they'll play in regional qualifiers that determine entries for next year's... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Motorcyclist injured in 2nd Street crash remains in critical conditionthere and various family-friendly activities were available for both children a
Motorcyclist injured in 2nd Street crash remains in critical condition
KTTC Rochester / Posted 3 days ago
there and various family-friendly activities were available for both children and adults. Local law enforcement kick off Special Olympics torch runLocal law enforcement kick off Special Olympics torch run The torch run for the Special Olympics... Read more
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ESPN
What impact would Brexit have on British sport?that have been funded by Erasmus+ include Street Games, which uses sport to wor
What impact would Brexit have on British sport?
ESPN / Posted 3 days ago
that have been funded by Erasmus+ include Street Games, which uses sport to work with disadvantaged communities, and the Special Olympics, which provides sport training and competitions for children and adults with intellectual learning... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics began its trek on WednesdayHANNAH KITTLE The Marietta Times The Marietta Leg of the at 9 a.m. at the cor
Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics began its trek on Wednesday
The Marietta Times / Posted 3 days ago
HANNAH KITTLE The Marietta Times The Marietta Leg of the at 9 a.m. at the corner of Acme and Pike streets. Local law enforcement guided the runners through Marietta to their... Read more
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The Marietta Times
MARIETTA TORCH RUNHANNAH KITTLE The Marietta Times The Marietta Leg of the Law Enforcement Torch
MARIETTA TORCH RUN
The Marietta Times / Posted 4 days ago
HANNAH KITTLE The Marietta Times The Marietta Leg of the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics began its trek on Wednesday at 9 a.m. at the corner of Acme and Pike streets. Local law enforcement guided the runners through Marietta to their... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Timeout, June 22, 2016wanting to excel to the next level. Weights 65, 75, 80, 90, up to 115. Informat
Timeout, June 22, 2016
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
wanting to excel to the next level. Weights 65, 75, 80, 90, up to 115. Information: 970-260-5567. Cycling Coach Wanted: Special Olympics Colorado is searching for a cycling coach for the Grand Junction area. Practices begin in June, with... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Cambridge grad Saunders up for NCAA honorserved as a Resident Advisor and has done several service projects throughout h
Cambridge grad Saunders up for NCAA honor
Bennington Banner / Posted 4 days ago
served as a Resident Advisor and has done several service projects throughout his time at NEC including volunteering with Special Olympics, working the Pilgrim Pride Day, NEC's Fill the Ship, and the NEC Lacrosse Clinic, and was also a part of the... Read more
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FOX 59 Indianapolis
Yogi Ferrell goes 1-on-1 with Tricia Whitaker before Thursday’s NBA Draftguard spent Wednesday evening hosting a pre-draft meet and greet event with fan
Yogi Ferrell goes 1-on-1 with Tricia Whitaker before Thursday’s NBA Draft
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted 4 days ago
guard spent Wednesday evening hosting a pre-draft meet and greet event with fans, with proceeds benefiting the Indiana Special Olympics. In a 1-on-1 interview with Tricia Whitaker, Ferrell said he's hearing he will go early-mid 2nd round... Read more
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WA Today
Griffin Coal pay cuts put pressure on Collie familiesto pay for that service but you have to make your own way down there. "We were
Griffin Coal pay cuts put pressure on Collie families
WA Today / Posted 4 days ago
to pay for that service but you have to make your own way down there. "We were actually looking into joining her up for special olympics training but we're not going to be able to afford to that because you have to travel to Bunbury twice a week... Read more
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WMUR New Hampshire
Police seek man who stole donation jars from Salem gas stationPolice in Salem are asking for the public's help in identifying a man who was c
Police seek man who stole donation jars from Salem gas station
WMUR New Hampshire / Posted 4 days ago
Police in Salem are asking for the public's help in identifying a man who was caught on surveillance video stealing Special Olympics donation jars from a gas station. Police said the theft was reported on Sunday at the Circle K at 242 N.... Read more
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BC Local News
Hard work helped Nolan James become pro wrestlerJames will be inside the ring Friday (June 24) when the Pure Wrestling Associat
Hard work helped Nolan James become pro wrestler
BC Local News / Posted 4 days ago
James will be inside the ring Friday (June 24) when the Pure Wrestling Association stages a fundraiser for Comox Valley Special Olympics. The long journey from spectator to competitor actually began with a long journey - the 132-kilometre trip... Read more
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Gloucester-Mathews Gazette-Journal
Ryanne Tyler wins gold, two bronze at Virginia Special OlympicsCompetitive swimmer Ryanne Tyler of Bavon came home with one gold medal and two
Ryanne Tyler wins gold, two bronze at Virginia Special Olympics
Gloucester-Mathews Gazette-Journal / Posted 4 days ago
Competitive swimmer Ryanne Tyler of Bavon came home with one gold medal and two bronze medals from the Special Olympics Virginia’s annual Summer Games, held June 10-11 in Richmond. Ryanne, 17, took first place in the 25-yard freestyle and third in... Read more
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KOB 4 Albuquerque
Video On Demand, Albuquerque News Video, New Mexico News VideoUNM, Legacy Church host camp for Special Olympics group Wednesday evening weat
Video On Demand, Albuquerque News Video, New Mexico News Video
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted 4 days ago
UNM, Legacy Church host camp for Special Olympics group Wednesday evening weather forecast Temporary towers boost cell service to fire crews, residents near Dog Head Fire Inmate ate feces, drank urine; county put on notice Some Dog Head Fire... Read more
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Comox Valley Record
Hard work helped Nolan James become pro wrestlerJames will be inside the ring Friday (June 24) when the Pure Wrestling Associat
Hard work helped Nolan James become pro wrestler
Comox Valley Record / Posted 4 days ago
James will be inside the ring Friday (June 24) when the Pure Wrestling Association stages a fundraiser for Comox Valley Special Olympics. The long journey from spectator to competitor actually began with a long journey - the 132-kilometre trip... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Carrying a torchof the run at headquarters on Sperling Drive and ended at St. Vincent Square.
Carrying a torch
Barrie Examiner / Posted 4 days ago
of the run at headquarters on Sperling Drive and ended at St. Vincent Square. The community-based run is take place provincewide and features the Flame of Hope carried across Ontario. The event raises money and awareness for Special... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Namibians On Region 5 Awards' Shortlistthe year with a disability - Johanna Benson, athletics (Namibia); Ilse Hayes, a
Namibians On Region 5 Awards' Shortlist
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
the year with a disability - Johanna Benson, athletics (Namibia); Ilse Hayes, athletics (South Africa); Dadirai Jack, golf Special Olympics (Zimbabwe). Sports team of the year - athletics 4 x 400 metres men's relay, (Botswana); senior national... Read more
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MLive.com
Peek Through Time: Boxing legend Muhammad Ali left his mark on Jackson fansAli for his charitable efforts and contributions to help children through such
Peek Through Time: Boxing legend Muhammad Ali left his mark on Jackson fans
MLive.com / Posted 4 days ago
Ali for his charitable efforts and contributions to help children through such programs as the Make-A-Wish Foundation and Special Olympics. Marty Avant, then a 13-year-old from Albion, met Ali that day. "Muhammad Ali is the greatest – a true... Read more
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ESPN.co.uk
What impact would Brexit have on British sport?that have been funded by Erasmus+ include Street Games, which uses sport to wor
What impact would Brexit have on British sport?
ESPN.co.uk / Posted 4 days ago
that have been funded by Erasmus+ include Street Games, which uses sport to work with disadvantaged communities, and the Special Olympics, which provides sport training and competitions for children and adults with intellectual learning... Read more
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Manitoulin Expositor
Manitoulin musical community celebrates Robbie Shawanaof playing.” Mr. Shawana epitomizes that kind of person, said Mr. McDougall. “
Manitoulin musical community celebrates Robbie Shawana
Manitoulin Expositor / Posted 4 days ago
of playing.” Mr. Shawana epitomizes that kind of person, said Mr. McDougall. “He does so much for local organizations, the Special Olympics, his church, he does so much for free that people don’t realize.” In fact, Mr. Shawana had played for two... Read more
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The Advocate
A Straight Woman Feels the Embrace of Our CommunityBut more than that, I thought about the importance of diversity and inclusion,
A Straight Woman Feels the Embrace of Our Community
The Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
But more than that, I thought about the importance of diversity and inclusion, having volunteered for last summer’s Special Olympics in Los Angeles as part of Bank of America’s partnership with the World Games. However, to find out that the... Read more
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Marshalltown Times-Republican
Robert “Bob” Beard, 66Boy Scout and Cub Scout leader, car clubs, his 57' Chevy, car shows, 50's music
Robert “Bob” Beard, 66
Marshalltown Times-Republican / Posted 5 days ago
Boy Scout and Cub Scout leader, car clubs, his 57' Chevy, car shows, 50's music, supporting activities and events of the Special Olympics with Rob, and his love of art that would help inspire Nick. Most of all, he treasured his family and every... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
M-Braves' Dansby Swanson shines on all-star stageformer big leaguers, and Atlanta Braves greats Wes Helms, Steve Avery and Marqu
M-Braves' Dansby Swanson shines on all-star stage
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 5 days ago
former big leaguers, and Atlanta Braves greats Wes Helms, Steve Avery and Marquis Grissom, all of whom participated in the Special Olympics Celebrity Softball Game. The former stars also got to share some wisdom with the players. "Just working... Read more
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