Sunday, Oct 02, 2022

Special Olympics


They want your respect and support, not pity

April 08, 2022 8:49 am

Mallika Nadda writes: Initiatives like Special Olympics help create awareness and remove barriers for persons with intellectual disabilities

Orphaned as children, these intellectually-challenged athletes make it big at Special Olympics

September 14, 2021 12:17 pm

SOS Children's Village in Khajuri Kalan has been training children with special needs in several games, not just to hone athletic skills, but to boost personality development

India win big at Special Olympics, take medal tally to 233

March 20, 2019 3:50 pm

India are winning big at the ongoing Special Olympics World Games 2019 taking place in Abu Dhabi, with the country's medal tally reaching 233 on Tuesday.

Once he struggled to stand up, today he is an athlete at Special Olympics

March 14, 2019 7:42 am

At 21, Rohit Sawant is a dancer, a certified Zumba instructor and life guard, open sea and pool swimmer. He holds an international record for swimming non-stop for 13 hours and has over 40 medals from various swimming competitions. Sawant is also autistic.

Six differently-abled kids selected for Special Olympics World Games 2019

February 28, 2019 8:26 am

They are among 282 athletes from India, who will take part in games such as roller skating, judo, athletics, basketball and cycling.

9 medals for team from Asha Kiran Home: Once abandoned and homeless, today proud winners at Special Olympics

August 08, 2015 1:24 am

According to authorities at Asha Kiran Home for Mentally Challenged Persons, where Devi lives now, her parents refused to take her back despite repeated requests from the authorities.

Punjab labourer's son bags gold at 2015 Special Olympics

August 01, 2015 7:34 pm

Waiting for professional cycle till few months back, laborer's son from Punjab is now Special Olympics double gold medallist.

Phelps awaits Race of the Century II

August 02, 2011 1:15 am

“The 200 free has turned into a fun event,” Phelps said at an event where he was named as a new global ambassador for the Special Olympics.

Thrust on coaching to hone special athletes’ talents

March 05, 2011 2:07 am

Realising the role played by a coach in the training of a differently abled player,there is emphasis now on providing special training to coaches.

‘Bharat’ comes to city with a bang

February 18, 2011 12:44 am

Balpreet,a girl with blue eyes who had just won the 50 m race,was standing on the podium basking in the glory of her success.