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Thirty-two medals for NZ athletes at Special Olympics

Saturday, 23 March 2019, 1:03 pm | Special Olympics

The New Zealand delegation to the Special Olympics World Summer Games is set to return home with a raft of medals after wrapping up their week-long campaign. The NZ team has won a total of 32 medals – five gold, 13 silver and 14 bronze. More >>

More medals for Special Olympics athletes in Abu Dhabi

Wednesday, 20 March 2019, 9:15 am | Special Olympics

In a busy day of competition New Zealand athletes have won a raft of medals at the Special Olympics World Summer Games in Abu Dhabi. More >>

NZ athlete strikes gold in Abu Dhabi

Tuesday, 19 March 2019, 9:07 am | Special Olympics

A Wellington athlete has claimed New Zealand’s first gold medal at the Special Olympics World Summer Games in Abu Dhabi. More >>

New Zealand Special Olympics Athletes Solidarity Amid Grief

Monday, 18 March 2019, 9:09 am | Special Olympics

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, March 16 – In the wake of the deadly shootings on Friday at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, athletes from Special Olympics New Zealand and Special Olympics UAE, along with leaders of Special Olympics, gathered ... More >>

Special Olympics World Summer Games kick off

Saturday, 16 March 2019, 1:47 pm | Special Olympics

New Zealand’s delegation to the Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi have taken part in a spectacular Opening Ceremony and are preparing to compete against nearly 7000 of their international counterparts. More >>

Special Olympics athletes head to 2019 World Games

Tuesday, 26 February 2019, 9:23 am | Special Olympics

A group of Special Olympics athletes will depart for the Special Olympics World Summer Games in Abu Dhabi this week. Held from 14-21 March, the World Games will be the biggest sports and humanitarian event staged anywhere in the world in 2019. More >>

Local athlete fronts Special Olympics Awareness Week

Tuesday, 30 June 2015, 1:29 pm | Special Olympics

Special Olympics New Zealand is set to kick off its first ever Awareness Week, with the support of Hutt Valley athlete Rebecca Heath. Special Olympics New Zealand provides a year-round programme of sports training and competition for more than 7,000 children ... More >>

Partnership with Special Olympics

Tuesday, 9 July 2013, 4:20 pm | Special Olympics

HAMBURG, Germany, 8 July 2013 – Lions Clubs International Foundation is pledging $7.8 million to Special Olympics, expanding worldwide efforts to support the inclusion and well-being of people with intellectual disabilities. More >>

Special Olympics South Taranaki at a cross-roads

Monday, 4 March 2013, 2:26 pm | Special Olympics

The sports dreams of several South Taranaki athletes are being stymied by a lack of volunteers in the area. More >>

Special Olympics Chairman Speaks On Global Unity in Korea

Monday, 30 January 2012, 1:16 pm | Special Olympics

Dr. Timothy P. Shriver Attends World Economic Forum Followed by South Korea for Celebration of One-Year Countdown to Special Olympics World Winter Games PyeongChang 2013 Washington, D.C., 26 January 2012 – Special Olympics Chairman and CEO, Dr. ... More >>

Roster Of Celebrities For Special Olympics

Thursday, 10 June 2010, 2:02 pm | Special Olympics

MARAKECH, Morocco, June 9, 2010 – The Coca-Cola Company together with Special Olympics, is proud to announce an incredible roster of celebrities and football legends who will participate alongside 16 Special Olympics athletes in the inaugural match ... More >>

Historic Rugby Jersey Auction on TradeMe

Friday, 1 July 2005, 1:33 pm | Special Olympics

1 July - A British & Irish Lions jersey signed by former England captain Martin Johnson and All Black rugby legend Jonah Lomu goes up for auction today on TradeMe (http://www.trademe.co.nz/Sports/Sports-memorabilia/Rugby/Jerseys/auction-30387317.htm). More >>

2007 World Games Design Competition Winners

Friday, 4 March 2005, 9:34 am | Special Olympics

[Shanghai, China, March 3, 2005] – Finalists and winners in the design competition for logo, theme and 2005 public service announcement (PSA) were honoured at a gala awards ceremony last Sunday (27 February, 2005) at Shanghai Television Studios, Shanghai. More >>

 

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