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PICTOU COUNTY ATHLETES HEADED TO INVITATIONAL YOUTH GAMES


May 9, 2019
Special Olympics athletes from Pictou County are going to Toronto, Ontario to participate in the Invitational Youth Games.

BISHOP TONNOS TEAM IN INAUGURAL SPECIAL OLYMPICS YOUTH GAMES


May 9, 2019
An enthusiastic entry from Bishop Tonnos Catholic Secondary School will be in Toronto next week.

HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETES FROM ST. THOMAS HEADING TO YOUTH SPECIAL OLYMPICS


May 8, 2019
A group of St. Thomas athletes are ready to take on the world.

CAR WASH TO SEND STUDENTS TO YOUTH GAMES HAPPENING SATURDAY


May 3, 2019
Over a dozen local athletes are looking for the community's help to send them to compete in Toronto.

BOCCE PLAYERS HAVE A BALL IN BROCKVILLE


April 30, 2019
It was a first for Brockville and Area Special Olympics.

AVON VIEW'S UNIFIED BASKETBALL TEAM HEADING TO TORONTO FOR INVITATIONAL TOURNAMENT


April 29, 2019
The excitement is palpable as a group of students prepare to fly to Toronto to take part in the Invitational Youth Games.

NEWS STORIES FROM SPECIAL OLYMPICS DAY


March 25, 2019
Kicking-off our 50-day countdown to the Youth Games, we celebrated in 50 communities across Ontario!

OTTAWA ATHLETES QUALIFY FOR THE INVITATIONAL YOUTH GAMES


March 19, 2019
Athletes Robert and Sonya from Woodroffe High School talk about the upcoming Youth Games on Hot 89.9 in Ottawa.


HUMBOLDT SPECIAL OLYMPIC FLOOR HOCKEY TEAM HEADS TO TORONTO

March 13, 2019
A surprise becomes a big surprise when it involves a trip to Toronto to compete in a high-level athletic event.


Transforming lives: knights support special olympics

March 6, 2019
The Knights are promoting the Draft an Athlete fundraiser that will help athletes with their travel, food and accommodation costs.


2019 iNVITATIONAL YOUTH GAMES -
CHUM 104.5

March 1, 2019
These Games, slated to unite the world, will see upwards of 2,000 Canadian and global athlese during the 50th anniversary of Special Olympics.


Special Olympians compete in basketball qualifier 

February 21, 2019
Athletes take to hard court for shot at the Special Olympics Ontario Invitational Youth Games.


five minutes with kirsten bobbie, manager of operations and logistics 

February 8, 2019
Women of Influence speaks with Kirsten Bobbie, Manager of Operations and Logistics for the 2019 Invitational Youth Games about why these Games are important.


special olympics turns 50 this year 

February 6, 2019
Women of Influence Co-CEO Stephania Varalli and athlete Trinity Earl sit down with CP24 to talk about Draft an Athlete and the Invitational Youth Games.


draft an athlete, unleash resilience 

February 6, 2019
Grade 12 student Joshua Nwachukwu had every right to be excited at the Draft an Athlete campaign launch at Central Etobicoke High School.


tps chief saunders, maple leafs' jake gardiner, and women of influence announce their drafts 

February 5, 2019
This trio came together to officially launch the Draft an Athlete campaign, calling upon Canadians coast to coast to rally behind the effort.


'i can do anything,' orangeville girl preparing for special olympics

February 1, 2019
Yazmine Wilson-Daponte is a student at St. Benedict Elementary School, and has qualified for the Youth Games in May for track and field.


"Uniting the World" | Special Olympics ontario invitational Youth Games

January 22, 2019
The 2019 Special Olympics Ontario Invitational Youth Games are coming to Toronto, May 14-17, 2019.


ADAM SCOTT SPECIAL OLYMPICS SOCCER TEAM QUALIFIES FOR YOUTH GAMES

November 2, 2018
The Adam Scott Collegiate Special Olympics soccer team has qualified for the Special Olympics Invitational Youth Games in Toronto, May 14-17.


LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS TRADE POLICE BOOTS FOR RUNNING SHOES

July 13, 2018
The Law Enforcement Torch Run's peak moment is lighting the flame at Winter and Summer Games.


TORONTO TO HOST THE WORLD @ INVITATIONAL YOUTH GAMES

May 14, 2018
The world Invitational Youth Games is only one year away, with Toronto set to host the event.


SPORTING EVENT FOR YOUTH WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES MAY DRAW 2,500 TO TORONTO NEXT YEAR

April 17, 2018
Police Chief Mark Saunders has been named honorary chair of Invitational Youth Games.


Province, city join toronto police service and special olympics ontario

April 17, 2018
Ground-breaking Ontario-based sporting competition set to go global.


NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL SPORTING EVENTS COMING TO ONTARIO

September 1, 2017
Province announces support for six major competitions.