Special Olympics Canada News

Marnie McBean with daughter Isabel and Special Olympics Team Canada athlete.
February, 2019
Canadian rower and three-time Olympic gold medalist Marnie McBean has passed on her expertise as an official Team Mentor to Canadian athletes at five Olympic Games and two Pan American Games.
The team from Nova Scotia poses for a photo.
January, 2019
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.
Two Special Olympics basketball players pose for a photo.
January, 2019
We’re looking for research proposals that promote and support research activities that enhance athlete and coach development.
Team Canada basketball player Michael Wright in action.
January, 2019
Special Olympics Team Canada basketball player Micheal Wright is one of only 12 Special Olympics athletes from around the world chosen to participate in a Unified Sports game during NBA All-Star weekend.
A collage of Team Canada headshots.
January, 2019
In March, more than 100 Canadian athletes with an intellectual disability will compete at the Special Olympics World Summer Games in Abu Dhabi and Dubai. Visit the Team Canada website to find out more.
Special Olympics athletes from North America at the Global Athlete Congress.
November, 2018
Three Special Olympics Canada athletes have returned from the Global Athlete Congress in the Dominican Republic with new skills, confidence and ready to make a difference in their communities. Ontario’s Matthew Fields, Nova Scotia’s Natalie...