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For the figure skating princess Special Olympics is the reign of ability

By Caroline Tranberg and Pablo Martinez, AIPS Young Reporters
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The little hero who conquered the Super Giant Slalom

By Bavo Delbaere, AIPS Young Reporter, Belgium

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Budapest to host 1st AIPS Europe Sport Media Summit

By Charles Camenzuli
BUDAPEST, March 22, 2017 - Olympic and world champions as well as leading figures in the world of sport will be present for the 1st. AIPS EUROPE MEDIA SUMMIT due to be held March 26 – 29 2017 in Budapest. A total of 30 European National Sports Journalist Associations will be present for the AIPS EUROPE SPORT MEDIA SUMMIT during which topics of common debate will be on the Agenda of the discussion panels where the ‘Media Rights Question’, ‘The challenge to match-fixing’ as well as ‘ Women in the world of Sport Media’ will be the main discussed by specialized leading European media delegates ...

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Asmaa, it takes some snow and a Celine Dion' song to forget the bombs

By Denis Schiopu

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Special Olympics athletes are teaching me, says record-setting US speed skater

By Christian A. Hoch

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From opening doors to nursing injuries: Betty as the symbol of 3000 volunteers

By Dovile Seduikyte

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Twin sisters skate to Special Olympics success for the US

By Pablo Martinez Dorado

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The Greek connection: Special Olympics and Ancient Olympia

By Stavros Markoulakis
RAMSAU, March 21, 2017 - People from all over the world аrе gathered in Zappeion Hall in Athens. Тhey are very formally dressed. Some of them are very well known, important figures, like the Greek President, Prokopis Pavlopoulos. There are women wearing traditional costumes from various countries and some other who are dressed as ancient Greek priestesses. The national navy band is also there. For some reason along with the Greek flag, the Austrian also flies high and everywhere around Zappeion Hall there is, a not very familiar, logo. It is obvious that something big ...
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Special Olympics open a window of peace on Syria's athletes

By Tomislav Cvitan
GRAZ, March 21, 2017 - More than six years of war in Syria has destroyed so much. It has killed more than 400,000 people and forced 11m to flee. Still, it has done nothing to dampen the enthusiasm of the Syrian Special Olympics team.       Delegation president Tariff Kutrache explained the troubles they have overcome but also the happiness surrounding him.       He said: "To be honest our athletes and I are very happy that we got a chance to participate in the Special Olympics in Austria. Even with all the hard times and difficulties ...

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Two sisters, one act of love, the birth of a movement

By Caroline Tranberg
SCHLADMING/RAMSAU, March 20, 2017 - When founder of Special Olympics Eunice Kennedy Shriver was a little girl she took her sister swimming, sailing and skiing. Her sister had intellectual disabilities, and including her in sports was groundbreaking. At this time Eunice Kennedy Schriver had no idea how important her love for her sister would be. Now we know that she would be affecting the lives of almost five million athletes with intellectual disabilities. Special Olympics is the world’s largest sports organization for athletes with intellectual disabilities. A total of 170 countries ...

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The one-man teams of Special Olympics

By Jakob Romeborn and Deyan Spasov
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