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Games Sustainability Report

July 9, 2015

The UBC Centre for Sport and Sustainability prepared a sustainability report on behalf of the Special Olympics Canada Summer Games Society (SOCSGS) which included representation by Special Olympics Canada, Special Olympics BC, and the University of British Columbia.



2015 CSTA Sustainable Sport Event of the Year

The Organizing Committee for the Special Olympics Canada 2014 Summer Games were recipients of the 2015 CSTA Sustainable Sport Event of the Year Award presented by the Ann Duffy Group.



Everyone’s a winner

July 7, 2014

As host venue for the 2014 Games, UBC has a lot to gain from its partnership with Special Olympics Canada and vice-versa



A passport to a green future

June 25, 2014

UBC aims to make the Special Olympics Canada 2014 Summer Games among the greenest sporting events ever, with a little help from the athletes



Putting the focus on ability

June 23, 2014

A UBC expert says attitudes toward people with intellectual disabilities are improving but underlying discrimination exists.



Play it forward

June 20, 2014

UBC students train athletes for the Special Olympics 2014 Summer Games but say the benefits go both ways.



UBC Okanagan students make big impact with Special Olympics

April 17, 2014

Students at the University of British Columbia Okanagan campus in Kelowna are sharing their burgeoning skill sets with Special Olympics BC and gaining valuable experience along the way.



Storm the Wall

March 26, 2014

UBC Thunderbirds and Special Olympics BC join forces to conquer Storm The Wall.



Amazing Attitudes, Abilities Among Team BC Athletes

February 27, 2014

With just over four months to go until the Special Olympics Canada 2014 Summer Games, Team BC athletes are working hard in their home communities and have been ramping up their skills and readiness in the 12 training camps held to date.



Valuable and Inspiring Experiences with Healthy Athletes

February 19, 2014

For one Special Olympics BC – Coquitlam athlete, SOBC’s Healthy Athletes Screening Day in Vancouver on February 15 was fun and full of helpful advice.