Special Olympics

Egyptian athletes win 49 medals at Special Olympics World Games Berlin 2023

Mon, 26 Jun 2023 - 06:38 GMT

The breakdown is 17 gold medals, 13 silver medals, and 19 bronze medals.

Azhar Grand Imam, Pope Francis sign "Special Olympics" ball

Tue, 05 Feb 2019 - 09:55 GMT

The signing ceremony was attended by Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed.

et special coverage: Special Olympics MENA Regional Games

Sun, 08 Apr 2018 - 08:03 GMT

Egypt Today joined the Egyptian delegation to the 9th regional Special Olympics games in Abu Dhabi, and we got back with enlightment, awareness and a mission to “include.”

IX Special Olympics MENA Games kick off in dazzling ceremony

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 - 10:42 GMT

Over 1,000 athletes from 32 countries held high their national flags as they entered the opening ceremony of the 9th Special Olympics Middle East/North Africa regional games in a dazzling parade on Saturday.

Get to know them: MENA athletes in IX Special Olympics Regional Games

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 - 06:57 GMT

As we are approaching the 9th regional Special Olympics Games, we are sharing five inspirational stories of MENA athletes taking part in the upcoming games.

Officials, public figures support Special Olympics athletes for IX MENA Games

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 - 06:32 GMT

Youth and Sports Minister Khaled Abdel Aziz, football player Tamer Bagato and representative of Cairo Governorate expressed their support for the Egyptian delegation in a press conference on Tuesday.

115 Egyptian athletes to compete in Special Olympics MENA games

Wed, 28 Feb 2018 - 11:08 GMT

The Egyptian delegation comprises of 78 male athletes, 37 female athletes and 40 coaches, who will be competing across 16 sports, including athletics, swimming, cycling, table tennis, basketball.

Special Olympics athletes ... get to know them

Wed, 28 Feb 2018 - 09:23 GMT

Ahead of the annual regional Special Olympics Games, it is about time to revamp too many underestimations of these very special athletes and to get to KNOW them.

Egypt qualifies for Special Olympics 1st world cup for ‘unified’ football

Thu, 28 Dec 2017 - 10:50 GMT

Egypt wins first Special Olympics Female Unified Football cup in the region, qualifying it for the Chicago World Cup in July.

2,000 athletes participate in Egypt's 2017 Special Olympics

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 - 05:07 GMT

Special Olympics national games of Egypt kicked off Sunday, under the auspices of Minister of Social Solidarity Ghada Wali.