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Special Olympics

Special Olympics
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  • Special Olympics athletes here to meet the challenge

    Special Olympics athletes here to meet the challenge
    Two things Tsitsi Bongani Maponda loves about her homeland of Zimbabwe are the capital city, Harare, and Victoria Falls, the waterfall on the Zambezi River classified as the greatest sheet of falling water in the world on the United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization’s World Heritage List.
  • Editorial: The games bring out our best

    Editorial: The games bring out our best
    In coming days several thousand extraordinary athletes will compete on an international level when the Special Olympic World Games unfold at venues throughout the Los Angeles area for the first time in 16 years. From the Balboa Center in Encino to the...

    Riders look for the perfect match in Burbank

    Riders look for the perfect match in Burbank
    His name is Ramazotti 75, but those who know Lehua Custer's 19-year-old Swedish Warmblood affectionately call the bay horse Zotti. Custer, a Burbank resident and dressage trainer, along with several members of Zotti’s “fan club” were in...

    Letter: Burbank's positive role in the Special Olympics World Games

    Letter: Burbank's positive role in the Special Olympics World Games
    A sincere heartfelt “thank you” to all of our amazing sponsors; hardworking volunteers; dedicated staff members and all of the caring residents who came out last week in support of the Special Olympics. I am very proud and overwhelmed by...

    Burbank rallies to support Special Olympics

    Burbank rallies to support Special Olympics
    With the opening ceremony of the Special Olympic World Games only days away, more than 100 host towns throughout Southern California welcomed delegates from 177 countries as they arrived on Tuesday. The games, which will bring together more than 7,000...