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    Special Olympics Narrows Health Gap Faced by People with Intellectual Disabil...
    Wednesday, 19 November 2014
    WASHINGTON, Nov. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Special Olympics released data today outlining the results of its successful two-year old Healthy Communities initiative and announced that it will expand the program from 14 to 100 sites by 2025.Healthy Communities provides essential health services to people with intellectual disabilities, a population that is severely medically under-served ...
    Beijing emerges as 2022 Winter Olympics favorite
    Tuesday, 04 November 2014
    The new front-runner to host the 2022 Winter Olympics doesn't have a long winter sports tradition. Then there's the matter of snow, or lack thereof. The mountains near Beijing where Olympic bidders want ...
    Rio 2016 one of my biggest dreams: Djokovic
    Friday, 21 November 2014
    Rio de Janeiro, Nov 22 (IANS) Serb Novak Djokovic has described the prospect of winning gold at the Rio 2016 Olympics as one of his "biggest dreams".
    Special Olympics and Nielsen Announce Strategic Alliance
    Wednesday, 29 October 2014
    WASHINGTON, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Special Olympics today announced a strategic alliance with Nielsen to uncover and illustrate the purchasing power of people with intellectual disabilities (ID). As part of the strategic alliance, Nielsen will help measure and provide a deeper understanding of the population of adults with intellectual disabilities as a key demographic. People ...
    Ski ban for Mae over fixed races
    Tuesday, 11 November 2014
    Classical violinist Vanessa Mae has been given a four-year ban by the International Ski Federation for taking part in races which were fixed to help her qualify for the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics.
    Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois Helps Keep Special Olympics Athletes H...
    Thursday, 23 October 2014
    CHICAGO, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) is proud to support Special Olympics Illinois with more than $75,000 in funding: A Community Partners Grant of $27,000 will help fund the Special Olympics Healthy Athletes ProgramŽ. The Program helps 3,590 athletes with intellectual disabilities, their families and their coaches receive free, vision ...
    Official predicts NHL players back at Olympics
    Friday, 07 November 2014
    BANGKOK (AP) ? A senior Canadian ice hockey official believes NHL players will return to the Winter Olympics, and is urging an early decision this time.
    Runner begs for cash to fly S.Sudan flag at Olympics
    Friday, 21 November 2014
    Nairobi (AFP) - South Sudan marathon runner Guor Mading Maker has been forced to resort to crowdfunding to raise his civil war-torn nation's flag for the first time at the Olympics.
    Rudisha focusing on retaining 800 title in Rio
    Friday, 07 November 2014
    BANGKOK (AP) ? David Rudisha has Rio on his mind.
    The Bidding For The 2022 Olympics Is A Disaster, And The $51-Billion Sochi Ga...
    Friday, 24 October 2014
    In a telling quote, influential International...