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City Hall Lights Up For ‘Inclusion Revolution’

City Hall Lights Up For ‘Inclusion Revolution’

City Hall in Hamilton lit up in red for the ‘Inclusion Revolution’ on Saturday [July 21] as part of the Special Olympics 50th anniversary celebration. The Bermuda building was one of more than 225 landmarks around the world to light up in support of the event, according to the Special Olympics website.A Bermuda Special Olympics spokesperson previously... Read more of this article

Special Olympics Inclusion Revolution On July 20

Special Olympics Inclusion Revolution On July 20

Special Olympics has announced that major landmarks, stadiums, and iconic buildings around the world – including City Hall in Hamilton – will light up for its ‘Inclusion Revolution’, part of the organization’s 50th anniversary celebration. A spokesperson said, “The act represents the dawn of the Inclusion Revolution,... Read more of this article

Photos: Special Olympics Track & Field Event

Photos: Special Olympics Track & Field Event

The Special Olympics Bermuda hosted their track and field heats this weekend at the National Sports Centre, with a torch relay getting the proceedings underway. The day began in the morning with a torch relay involving members of the Police and Fire departments who carried torches from Somerset and St. George’s, before lighting a cauldron at the Sports... Read more of this article

Special Olympics To Take Place On October 14

Special Olympics To Take Place On October 14

Athletes are getting ready to showcase their talents when the National Sports Centre hosts the Island’s Special Olympics. It is expected that more than 100 athletes will take part in the event which includes both track and field disciplines. And just like the Olympics, there will be a torch relay on Saturday [October 14] involving members of the Police,... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Special Olympics Track & Field

Photos & Video: Special Olympics Track & Field

[Updated with video] Special Olympics Bermuda hosted their track and field heats today [Sept 17] at the National Sports Centre in Devonshire with approximately 100 participants reportedly registering for the event.Individuals ages 8 and up with an intellectual disability are eligible to participate in the Special Olympics. Parents, guardians and care... Read more of this article

Running Event Set To Support Special Olympics

Running Event Set To Support Special Olympics

Children, schools, teachers, clubs, footballers, cricketers, running organizations, and companies are being asked to come on out on Saturday, September 10 to attend a fund raising event for the Special Olympics Bermuda. A spokesperson said, “This is the first of three fund raising events, starting from St. George’s Square to Kindley Field Road.... Read more of this article

Video: Special Olympians Return With 44 Medals

Video: Special Olympians Return With 44 Medals

The airport was the scene of celebration this weekend as Bermuda’s team returned home from the Delaware Regional Special Olympics with an impressive haul of medals – having captured a total of 44. Bermuda’s team included students from the CedarBridge Academy Functional Skills Class as well as Somerset Primary students, with the athletes... Read more of this article

Special Olympians Capture 44 Medals In USA

Special Olympians Capture 44 Medals In USA

A team from Bermuda recently competed at the Delaware Regional Special Olympics, capturing an impressive 44 medals, including 27 gold. Team Leader Alicia Zuill said, “It was a very successful track meet for our young athletes from Bermuda. They represented their families, country, and school very proud.” Bermuda’s team took home a total of... Read more of this article

NVCC Supports Bermuda Special Olympic Team

NVCC Supports Bermuda Special Olympic Team

North Village Community Club is hailing the efforts of CedarBridge Academy who plan to take a class of 12 students to participate in a Special Olympics track meet which is being held at the University of Delaware in Delaware, with NVCC making a $500 donation towards the travel costs. The relationship between North Village and CedarBridge Academy’s... Read more of this article

Video: Special Olympians Return To Bermuda

Video: Special Olympians Return To Bermuda

Earlier this afternoon [June 16], the Bermuda team arrived at the airport after competing in the 2012 Special Olympics Delaware Summer Games. The students were waving Bermuda flags as they exited the airport receiving loud cheers from their proud parents. Bermuda was represented by students from the Cedarbridge Academy Functional Skills Class, with... Read more of this article

Bermuda Teens Win 35 Special Olympic Medals

Bermuda Teens Win 35 Special Olympic Medals

The 2012 Special Olympics Delaware Summer Games concluded yesterday [June 9] with the Bermuda team winning 35 medals. Bermuda was represented by students from the Cedarbridge Academy Functional Skills Class, with all the students doing extremely well. CedarBridge Academy Functional Skills teachers Ralda Jones and Alicia Zuill, as well as P.E. Instructor... Read more of this article

Paul Ray Wins Silver At PGA Golf Event

Paul Ray Wins Silver At PGA Golf Event

Bermuda’s Paul Ray brought home the silver medal from a Special Olympics event in Florida held by the US Professional Golfers Association. The 54-year-old, who has Down’s syndrome, is a volunteer at the WindReach Recreational Village in Warwick and has in the past competed in Special Olympics events for disabled horseback riders. But last... Read more of this article