Special Olympics News
Adults Learn How to Ride a Bike
ABC News' Will Ganns heads to Bike New York to attend a bike class for adults.
Who would make the best president from each top 25 CFB team?
In the spirit of Gerald Ford, J.C. Watts and Heath Shuler -- college stars-turned-politicians -- here's a look at which player from each team in Mark Schlabach's Way-Too-Early Top 25 would make the best presidential candidate. 1. Alabama Crimson Tide Shaun Dion Hamilton , Jr., LB: Kirby Smart
Olivia Wilde Stars in Touching PSA for World Down Syndrome Day
A new public service announcement in honor of World Down Syndrome Day stars Olivia Wilde and 19-year-old AnnaRose Rubright, a college student with Down syndrome. The nearly two-minute PSA titled "How Do You See Me?" is narrated by Rubright, who asks, "I see myself as an ordinary person with an
My Daughter, My Hero: Olivia Quigley's Mother On Raising An Inspiration
My husband, Dan, and I got married in our mid-30s and wanted a family. We heard about an adoption program in China and decided to apply. One day, in the fall of 1992, we got a wonderful picture of Olivia. That was it. I got that picture and she was my child. I can still remember clear as day the
Elena Delle Donne wins WNBA MVP
Chicago's Elena Delle Donne has proven in her three seasons in the WNBA that as long as she's healthy, she's going to be a major handful for opponents to try to stop. That's been the case this year, and Wednesday, Delle Donne was named the league's MVP as she prepares to lead the Sky into the
OTL: Old College Try
Editor's Note: This story was originally published on February 9, 2010. CHNECKSVILLE, Pa. -- The rim and Darryl Dawkins used to have a relationship. They would meet at night, in crowded gyms across America, and each time, young, crass, muscle-bound Dawkins would beg the rim to go home with him.
Ravens QB Joe Flacco gets Special Olympics medal from fan
OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco is known for hanging out after training camp practice to give autographs to fans. On Tuesday, he received something special in return. A Special Olympian gave Flacco a medal that he had won and wrote a message on the ribbon that read:
Photos: The Week in Pictures: July 27-Aug. 3, 2015
Ronda Rousey, rainbows and doughnuts highlight this week in pictures. Check it out! Ronda Rousey retains title American Pharoah wins Rhythmic gymnastics at the Special Olympics A friendly rainbow Simon says 'Safe' Jen Welter makes history Open-water swimming chaos ensues Boston retires Pedro
Mutombo, Hamilton share mission through Special Olympics
LOS ANGELES -- There wasn't one thing that moved Scott Hamilton and Dikembe Mutombo to do what they did. But if there was for Mutombo, it may have been meeting the 14-year-old Special Olympics athlete from the Democratic Republic of Congo he calls "one of my special girls, my angel", whose father
Nigerian hoops team hears sounds of the game
A turn of the head. It was the smallest of gestures, blink and he might have missed it, but contained within that tiny movement was the most incredible message. "He heard me. I called his name and he heard me." It's Tuesday afternoon on Court 4 at USC's Galen Center auditorium and Michael Ani, head