SPECIAL OLYMPICS | Special Olympics Trinidad and Tobago

 AFFILIATE Special Olympics Trinidad and Tobago
 BOARD CHAIR Candilla Berment-Harper
 SECRETARY Arianne Alleng Williams
 MAILING ADDRESS P.O Box 1203, Port of Spain
 WEBSITE www.specialolympics.org

Special Olympics Trinidad and Tobago caters to the needs of all intellectually challenged citizens through the medium of sport, and it will be remiss of us if we did not comment on the disrespectful and disparaging remarks made by Mr. Devant Maharaj, political activist and former Minister of government, on a recent Radio Talk Show, and Social Media.

Read more: Special Olympics calls for inclusion following disappointing remarks by Devant Maharaj

Special Olympian Shanice Baptiste died at her home in Whiteland (near Williamsville) on Friday afternoon after ailing with a lung disorder. A relative of the former athlete confirmed the news on Friday and said an autopsy is expected to be performed on Monday.

Read more: Special Olympian Shanice Baptiste dies

Sports Minister Shamfa Cudjoe says Special Olympic athletes who participated in the recent games in Abu Dhabi will be rewarded for each medal.

Read more: Special Olympics athletes to be rewarded for each medal

OVER 175 athletes, coaches, partners, officials and volunteers will take to Last Cuevas Beach on Sunday for the Special Olympics of TT's (SOTT) fourth Beach Games, bringing a close to a series of events involving stakeholder of Special Olympics International (SOI).

Read more: Special Olympics TT preps for Beach Games

PARTICIPATION, sportsmanship and brain development were the important elements when athletes with special needs participated in eight disciplines at the 37th annual Special Olympics National Games, yesterday.

Read more: Hundreds participate at Special Olympics National Games

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