Stories

Sharing the joy of sport

Special Olympics has received many incredible stories from people whose lives have been changed and enriched through sport, friendship, fun and mentorship. Some of those people have been kind enough to share their stories with you.

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The team from Nova Scotia poses for a photo.
A small group of Special Olympics Canada athletes and coaches have been selected to attend the 2019 Special Olympics Global Youth Leadership Summit in Abu Dhabi March 14 to 18.
Special Olympics Canada Athletes of the Year Tyler Haddad and Ellen MacNearney.
The 2018 Special Olympics Canada Awards Night at Toronto's St. Lawrence Centre on Thursday November 29 was an evening of celebration for athletes,...
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Phylicia George with the North York Jets Track Team. Special Olympics athletes in Toronto were thrilled to have the opportunity to train with...
Catriona Le May Doan participated in the medal ceremony at the Summer Games. From July 31 to August 4, more than 1,000 athletes competed at the...
Champions Network Founder Mark Tewksbury enjoys a Special Olympics Donut with six-year-old Alma. Special Olympics Canada’s first-ever Day of Inclusion...
Canadian skier Brian Stemmle poses for a photo with Special Olympics athletes at LIMITLESS 2017. As Canadian celebrities and influencers, you inspire...
Special Olympics athletes from North America at the Global Athlete Congress.
Three Special Olympics Canada athletes have returned from the Global Athlete Congress in the Dominican Republic with new skills, confidence and ready...
Rick Lucy receives his award at the LETR International Conference.
A number of Canadian law enforcement officials were recognized for their outstanding support of Special Olympics in Canada at the Law Enforcement...
Last year's winners pose with their awards at the 2017 event. Special Olympics Canada is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2018 Special...