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Special Olympic Cycling sport Info

Cycling, also called bicycling or biking, is the use of bicycles for transport, recreation, or forsport. Persons engaged in cycling are cyclists or bicyclists. Apart from ordinary two-wheeled bicycles, cycling also includes riding unicycles, tricycles, quadracycles, and other similarhuman-powered vehicles (HPVs).

Bicycles were introduced in the 19th century and now number about one billion worldwide.They are the principal means of transportation in many regions……Read Article

Special Olympics Bowling Sport  info

Link Info :http://sports.specialolympics.org

Ten-pin bowling (commonly just “bowling” in the United States) is a competitivesport in which a player (the “bowler”) rolls a bowling ball down a wooden or synthetic (polyurethane) lane with the objective of scoring points by knocking down as manypins as possible.

Special Olympics Bowling is “rolling in” popularity because of its leisurely nature and competitive spirit. Although there are some modifications made for athletes with physical disabilities, most athletes compete using the same rules as athletes on a professional tour……Read Article

Bocce Sport Info Special Olympics

Bocce (sometimes anglicized as bocci or boccie) is a ball sport belonging to theboules sport family, closely related to bowls and pétanque with a common ancestry from ancient games played in the Roman Empire. Developed into its present form in Italy (where it is called Bocce, the plural of the Italian word boccia which means “ball”), it is played aroundEurope and also in overseas areas that have received Italian migrants, including Australia,North America and South America (where it is known as bochasbolas criollas in Venezuela, bocha (the sport) in Brazil), initially amongst the migrants themselves but slowly becoming more popular with their descendants and the wider community……..Read Article

Beach volleyball, or sand volleyball Sport Special Olympic

Rules for Special Olympics VolleyballBeach volleyball, or sand volleyball, is an Olympic team sport played on sand. Like other variations of volleyball, two teams, separated by a high net, try to score points against the other by grounding a ball on the other team’s court. Competitive beach volleyball teams usually consist of two players, though recreational variations can contain up to six players…..Read Article

Badminton Sport Special olympic

Badminton is a racquet sport played by either two opposing players (singles) or two opposing pairs (doubles), who take positions on opposite halves of a rectangular court that is divided by a net. Players score points by striking a shuttlecock (also known as a birdy) with their racquet so that it passes over the net and lands in their opponents’ half of the court. Each side may only strike the shuttlecock once before it passes over the net. A rally ends once the shuttlecock has struck the floor…. .Read Article

Special Olympics Basketball Sport

BasketballSpecial Olympics is an international program involving sports and athletic competition for both children and adults with disabilities. The mission of Special Olympics is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a number of Olympic-type sports for individuals with disabilities. Special Olympics achieves their mission by presenting athletes with ongoing opportunities to develop their physical fitness, experience the joys of sports, the chance to demonstrate their courage, and to participate in the sharing of skills, gifts, and friendships with their families and other athletes, as well as the community. The Special Olympics Oath is, “Let me win. But if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt.”…..Read Article

Athletics Sport

Athletics encourages athletes of all abilities and ages to compete at their optimum level. Through the track-and-field-based athletics training program, participants can develop total fitness to compete in any sport. As with all Special Olympics sports, athletics offers athletes the opportunity to learn through skill development and competitive settings and to be involved in large social settings…...Read Article

Aquatics Swimming Sport

The sport of swimming is among the most popular sports in the world today. Swimming, unlike other sports activities, is a life skill that is taught first to ensure the safety of the person, and secondly for sports and competitive purposes. People with disabilities who pursue aquatics through Special Olympics become successful swimmers and competitors…..Read Article

Quick Guide to Competition

Guidelines for Special Olympics Competitions are divided into 4 areas:

Divisioning

Honest Effort

Quotas and Selections

Advancement and Eligibility

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