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BERT CHURCH STUDENTS REPRESENT AT SPECIAL OLYMPICS ONTARIO INVITATIONAL YOUTH GAMES


June 17, 2019
Four students from Bert Church High School brought home a bronze medal from the 2019 Special Olympics Ontario Invitational Youth Games in Toronto.

WORLD CLASS


June 16, 2019
Ryan Oliver, a Special Olympian from Superior Height CVS, brings the bronze medal he won in standing long jump at the Youth Games.

LCVI Special Olympics Athletes treated to celebrATORY LUNCH


June 13, 2019
Local business owner Jimmy Hassan hosted the student athletes from LCVI for a celebratory lunch at his Pizza Pizza location.

HOLY CROSS CA ATHLETES VICTORIOUS AT INAUGURAL INVITATIONAL YOUTH GAMES


June 13, 2019
Congratulations to Marlene C.P., Emil A., Thomas M., and an honourable mention to Kevin C. for representing York Catholic.

FELLOWES ATHLETES RETURN WITH MEDALS FROM YOUTH GAMES


June 11, 2019
Fellowes High School athletes recently returned from the Special Olympics Ontario Invitational Youth Games with some hardware.

WILLIAMS GOLDEN AT INVITATIONAL YOUTH GAMES IN TORONTO


June 6, 2019
Amherst man part of gold medal-winning floor hockey team

TRURO MAN RETURNS FROM SPECIAL OLYMPICS YOUTH GAMES WITH MEDALS AND MEMORIES


June 3, 2019
A recent trip to Toronto provided Jason Hicks with experiences he never thought possible.

YOUTH GAMES EXPERIENCE UNLIKE ANY OTHER FOR ASCENSION, CARBONEAR COLLEGIATE


June 1, 2019
For the 16 young athletes who represented Newfoundland and Labrador, it wasn't just about winning medals.

OSDSS SPECIAL OLYMPICS ATHLETES MEDAL IN INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION


May 29, 2019
The OSDSS track and field team had a successful week at the competition in Toronto.

LOCAL STUDENTS BRING HOME 11 MEDALS FROM SPECIAL OLYMPICS


May 27, 2019
Several students with the Limestone District School Board earned an impressive medal haul in Toronto.

WELLINGTON HEIGHTS SS STUDENTS BRING HOME GOLD


May 27, 2019
Wellington Heights SS students participated in May 14-17 Games.

cornwall collegiate athletes excel at special olympics invitational


May 27, 2019
They had many memorable experiences and Cornwall CVS athletes brought home many medals too.

BERT CHURCH BRINGS BACK BRONZE... AND GREAT MEMORIES


May 26, 2019
For the second straight year, Bert Church High School made a trip to Ontario to represent Alberta.

returning special olympians get rock star treatment from school, community


May 21, 2019
It was a reception fit for royalty.

WOODSTOCK TEAM SUCCESSFUL AT INAUGURAL SPECIAL OLYMPICS INVITATIONAL YOUTH GAMES


May 21, 2019
College Avenue's basketball were part of the celebration at the Invitational Youth Games.

BRANTFORD TEAM WINS FLOOR HOCKEY GOLD


May 21, 2019
The Brantford Special Olympics floor hockey team won gold recently in dramatic fashion at the Invitational Youth Games in Toronto.

SUDBURY SECONDARY WELCOMES HOME ITS MEDAL-WINNING ATHLETES


May 20, 2019
Local athletes claim silver in bocce at the 2019 Special Olympics

EAGLES WIN BIG IN YOUTH SPECIAL OLYMPICS


May 17, 2019
The Dryden High School Eagles are coming home from Toronto with gold, silver and bronze medals.

HUMBOLDT SPECIAL OLYMPICS BRONCOS WIN FIRST GAME IN TORONTO


May 15, 2019
The coaches and athletes from the Humboldt Special Olympics Broncos are in Toronto this week.

SPECIAL OLYMPICS ONTARIO 2019 INVITATIONAL YOUTH GAMES OFFICIALLY OPEN


May 15, 2019
Host city Toronto officially welcomed more than 2,000 athletes from Canada, US and the Caribbean.

TORONTO HOSTS THE 2019 INVITATIONAL YOUTH GAMES


May 14, 2019
Two thousand student athletes have arrived in Toronto to take part in the 2019 Invitational Youth Games.

SPECIAL OLYMPICS YOUTH GAMES OPEN IN CANADA; 15 CPS STUDENTS COMPETING


May 14, 2019
Special Olympics athletes from Southside Occupational Academy, Chicago are competing in floor hockey.

EAGLES COMPETING IN YOUTH SPECIAL OLYMPICS


May 14, 2019
Dryden High School students are in Toronto this week to compete in the first-ever Special Olympics Ontario Invitational Youth Games.

courts boosts bocce team to 2019 special olympics invitational youth games


May 14, 2019
Boosted by the support of Courts and other sponsors, a five-member Jamaica team left the island yesterday for Ontario, Canada.

ONTARIO HOSTS THE 2019 SPECIAL OLYMPICS ONTARIO INVITATIONAL YOUTH GAMES


May 14, 2019
Ontario's government is making strategic investments to ensure Ontario is the best place to play sports, be an athlete and compete.

calgary-area special olympians defend national championship


May 13, 2019
Members of the Unified Sports bocce team at Bert Church High School in Airdrie are travelling across the country to defend a national title this week.

SPECIAL OLYMPIANS TAKING NEW TEAMMATES ON UNIFIED JOURNEY TO ONTARIO GAMES


May 13, 2019
Give them a ball and get them in the game, and the Sparta and Grand Blanc unified basketball teams will win you over.

SPECIAL OLYMPIANS DEPART FOR TORONTO


May 13, 2019
Students from Algoma District to compete in 2019 Special Olympics Ontario Invitational Youth Games.

STUDENTS TO COMPETE IN 2019 SPECIAL OLYMPICS ONTARIO INVITATIONAL YOUTH GAMES


May 13, 2019
The Algoma District School Board is pleased to be sending over 30 student athletes from Rockhaven School, Superior Heights and White Pines to compete.

TRURO TRACK ATHLETE COMPETING AT SPECIAL OLYMPICS INVITATIONAL GAMES


May 13, 2019
Jason Hicks won't have much time to rest when he's in Toronto.

BERT CHURCH STUDENTS AGAIN REPRESENTING ALBERTA AT ONTARIO SPECIAL OLYMPICS EVENT


May 12, 2019
It's the second year that Bert Church has received the honour and this time around they'll be out to defend their gold medal that was won last year in bocce.

GRAND BLANC UNIFIED BASKETBALL TEAM GOES INTERNATIONAL


May 10, 2019
The Grand Blanc Unified Special Olympics basketball team becoming Team Michigan starting next week.

BAY CITY EDUCATOR, STUDENTS TO REPRESENT MICHIGAN IN YOUTH GAMES


May 10, 2019
Thousands of athletes will come together in Toronto next week for the 2019 Special Olympics Ontario Invitational Youth Games.

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.

MORE COMPETITION FOR SPECIAL OLYMPICS FLOOR HOCKEY TEAM


May 2, 2019
May promises to be a special month for the Humboldt and Area Special Olympics floor hockey team.

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 -
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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.