Special Olympics

Abidjan Ouattara, a 28-year-old golfer, went missing Monday night in Inglewood. (Inglewood Police)

3rd Special Olympics Athlete Goes Missing This Week In SoCal

A search is underway for a second Ivory Coast Special Olympics athlete who vanished near Los Angeles, just hours after his teammate was found safe.

08/05/2015

Shion Isimel, missing Special Olympian from Los Angeles. (CBS LA)

Special Olympian Reported Missing At LAX Hours After 2nd Missing Athlete Found In Hayward

Authorities confirmed that a Special Olympics athlete who was reported missing at the Delta ticketing counter at Los Angeles International Airport was found on Monday.

08/03/2015

Andi Gusmari (CBS)

Missing Special Olympics Athlete Mysteriously Turns Up In Hayward

After a frantic search all weekend for a Special Olympics athlete who went missing in Los Angeles, the man mysteriously ended up in the Bay Area.

08/03/2015

exercise, running, jogging, health, fitness

Bay Area Games Provides Day Of Fun For Special Ed Students

Special education student-athletes from all over the Bay Area were running, jumping and throwing Tuesday as part of the 2013 Bay Area Games track-and-field competition.

04/30/2013

Reporter Rappels Down Vegas Skyscraper For Good Cause

Reporter Rappels Down Vegas Skyscraper For Good Cause

CBS 5 reporter Juliette Goodrich showed up in Las Vegas ready to help raise funds for Special Olympics. Then they showed her what she’d have to do…

10/14/2012

Screen shot of the photos that were flagged by Facebook. (Diana Cornwell)

Facebook Blocks Woman’s Account For Posting Pics Of Down Syndrome Son

A North Carolina woman claims Facebook locked her account after she posted pictures of her son, who has Down’s syndrome, participating in a Special Olympics event.

04/25/2012

Singer Avril Lavigne (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

Avril Lavigne Helps Bag Groceries At Pleasanton Safeway For Fundraiser

Singer Avril Lavigne helped bag groceries in Pleasanton Tuesday afternoon to help kick off a fundraising drive by Safeway to raise money for people with disabilities.

04/03/2012

Jefferson Award winner Andy Cho (CBS)

Jefferson Awards: Richmond Organizer Helps Special Olympians Aim High

Hundreds of developmentally disabled athletes have a special opportunity to compete and win many medals, thanks to the dedication of this week’s Jefferson Award winner. He’s an East Bay man, whom many parents call a quiet leader.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–05/04/2011

Joe Jonas hosts a 5K walk/run in Florida on September 6, 2010. All money raised goes to the Florida Special Olympics.

Jonas Makes Southbay Hearts Race For Good Cause

Saturday was a stellar day for supporters of the Special Olympics and fans of the Jonas Brothers at Shoreline Park in Mountain View.

CBS San Francisco–09/18/2010