VIDEO: Thousands cheer on athletes at Special Olympics National Games opening ceremony in Sheffield

VIDEO: Thousands cheer on athletes at Special Olympics National Games opening ceremony in Sheffield

Special Olympics 2017: Sheffield prepares to host games

Earlier in the day it had passed through Meadowhall, a key games sponsor, where centre director Darren Pearce said: “Sheffield is certainly no stranger to hosting large sporting events and I'm sure the city will welcome, watch and cheer the many

Hundreds of athletes from across the UK came together in Sheffield this evening to herald the start of the country's biggest sporting event for people with learning disabilities. The Special Olympics National Games officially kicked off with a soggy … . One hundred and fifty athletes from all over Wyoming make a pit stop in Casper to compete for Special Olympics Summer Games. Fans were able to cheer on their favorite players during the annual summer sports classic games. Game representatives said it's. THERE was jubilation as a group of inspirational athletes from Keighley and across the Bradford district set off to the Special Olympic Games in Sheffield. The Games, which run until Saturday, give people with an intellectual learning disability the … . The one-year countdown to the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games has begun, and when the competition begins on July 1, Wagoner's own Robert Schaeffer will be coaching the Unified Golf team for Team Oklahoma. His team is comprised of athletes

Everything you need to know about the Special Olympics GB Games in Sheffield

Special Olympics spectators have been urged to use public transport to get around Sheffield this week. The National Games begin today, with more than 2,000 athletes and their family members travelling between various venues across the city, including …

Special Olympics 2017: Sheffield prepares to host games

Special Olympics 2017: Sheffield prepares to host games

Special Olympics 2017: Sheffield prepares to host games

Kiera Byland gearing up for glory at Special Olympics National Summer Games

The torch for this week's Special Olympics National Games has been carried through Meadowhall on its way to the opening ceremony later today. PC Leo Hawker from South Yorkshire Police ran into the shopping centre with gymnasts Mary Nolan and

The Bolton cyclist takes part in the Special Olympics National Summer Games which begin today in Sheffield. She will be up against an all-male field of rivals as she goes in search of a medal representing the North West. The 19-year-old, who has …

Robert Schaeffer tapped to coach Special Olympians on Team Oklahoma

It's the sporting showdown that tests athletes to the limit of their abilities – and volunteers from De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) are at the heart of the action. Staff and students from the Audiology course are at the Special Olympics GB …

'An experience to remember' as Games begin

Thousands of people are expected in Sheffield as the city plays host to the country's largest disability multi sport event. The Great Britain Special Olympics will see about 2,600 athletes with learning disabilities compete in 20 sports over four days …

PHOTOS: Special Olympics torch relay passes through Meadowhall

The country's largest multi-sports event for athletes with learning disabilities kicks off in Sheffield today. The Special Olympics GB National Summer Games starts today and runs until Friday, August 11, and will see more than 2,600 athletes competing …

Britain's Got Talent star Kyle Tomlinson helped athletes launch the Special Olympics event at Bramall Lane, Sheffield, in July. PIcture: Glenn Ashley. Lindsay Pantry. Email. Published: 01:59 Tuesday 08 August 2017. 0. Have your say. AS the World …

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