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.


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.


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.


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.


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…


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.


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.


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