Tags » Special Olympics

Silver Medal Winners at Special Olympics World Games

Two men from our area are bringing home some hardware from the Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles.

Bobby Robbins is from Gibson in Susquehanna County and Jeff Snyder is from Scranton in Lackawanna County. 47 more words

News

LOS ANGELES — “USA. USA. USA.”

The chants echo at a jam-packed Balboa Sports Park field as 16-year-old Ordray Smith drapes an American flag over his back following his team’s bronze-medal winning victory Friday against China. 1,308 more words

United States

TEAM IRELAND’S MEDAL TALLY SOARS AT SPECIAL OLYMPICS WORLD SUMMER GAMES (LA2015)

  • Athletes claim 37 medals on Day Six at LA2015
  • This brings the overall tally to 70 medals 70: 20 Gold, 24 Silver & 26 Bronze…
  • 1,126 more words
Sport

Special Olympics and the Burden of Happiness

By LAWRENCE DOWNES

When Special Olympics athletes get their medals — and the competitions are designed so that many, many do — the music swells, they pump their fists and their parents and teammates clap and yell. 974 more words

Dundalk's James Meenan clinches gold at Special Olympics

A gold medal will be coming back to Dundalk after local athlete James Meenan won the 100 metre event at the Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles yesterday. 243 more words

Local News

An eventful day 2 at Redskins Training Camp

Sean Robertson reports from a very eventful day 2 of Redskins Training camp, including Bashaud Breeland’s suspension and injury, and the signing of former Saints LB Junior Galette… 80 more words

Sports

A breath of fresh air

We always hear from the athletes, but what about the thousands of volunteers that make the Special Olympics World Games possible?

News