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Mar 22, 2019
India has done something really 'special' in sports, but there's more to be doneDespite a dazzling performance at the Special Olympics, prejudices hound people with intellectual disabilities
Mar 18, 2019
Special Olympics 2019: Indian paddlers make history in table tennis with four gold and one silver medalAfter waiting anxiously for the results to appear on the big screen, the Indian flag finally soared high in the noisy hall at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) as three paddlers won medals in the women’s singles section on Sunday.
Mar 16, 2019
Special Olympics 2019: Indian men's volleyball team takes cues from Korean defence and coach's incredible patienceAt the last World Games, held at Los Angeles, the women’s team won bronze. This time around, the coaches have pinned hopes on the in-form men’s team to bag medals in Abu Dhabi.
Mar 15, 2019
Special Olympics 2019: Ivory Coast legend Didier Drogba emphasises values of compassion and toleranceAfter playing a 7-a-side match at the Zayed Sports City, Drogba felt overwhelmed by the generosity and the energy levels of athletes who have intellectual disabilities
Mar 13, 2019
Special Olympics 2019: More than 7,500 athletes from 200 countries to participate in mega event in UAECelebrating its 50th year, the cities of Abu Dhabi and Dubai in the United Arab Emirates will play host to the forthcoming of the Special Olympics World Games 2019.
Mar 27, 2017
Special Olympics: Indian athletes make the nation proud with 73 medals, including 37 golds, in Winter GamesCompeting against 2,600 athletes, the Indian contingent won 37 gold medals, 10 silvers and 26 bronze medals at the Special Olympics World Winter Games
Mar 15, 2017
Special Olympics: All that you need to know about World Winter Games 2017Athletes are divided into groups based on criteria like age and ability. The top three finishers in each category are awarded gold, silver and bronze medals just like at the Olympics.
Jan 24, 2017
National Anthem guidelines for persons with disabilities are regressive, compromises right of individual autonomyAfter passing the historic Rights of Persons with Disability Bill in the Lok Sabha in 2016, the new guidelines on how people with disabilities can show respect when the national anthem is being played in movie halls or public functions, shows that perhaps nothing has changed when it comes to respecting the basic human right of individual autonomy
Aug 23, 2016
PV Sindhu’s reception not enough: Govt must promote sports ethos, create ecosystemA week from now, when the Olympics will be a forgotten chapter, how many people will follow the exploits of PV Sindhu or Kidambi Srikanth in the Japan Open and Korea Open?
Aug 07, 2015
Way to go! India comes home with 173 medals at the Special OlympicsThe 275-member strong Indian contingent made the country proud by pocketing 173 medals at the Special Olympic World Summer Games 2015 in Los Angeles.