Special Olympics Australia | Asia Pacific Games 2013

Asia Pacific Games 2013

From 1–7 December 2013, Newcastle NSW will welcome 2,000 athletes from over 32 countries to the Special Olympics Asia Pacific Games and Team Australia will be the stars of the show!

In December 2013, 2,000 Special Olympics athletes, 600 coaches and officials, over 4,000 volunteers and an estimated 200,000 spectators from over 32 countries in the Asia Pacific region will converge on the City of Newcastle to compete at the first ever Special Olympics Asia Pacific Games, 1-7 December 2013.

10 May 2013 | Special Olympics Call For Volunteers, ABC News


27 March 2013 | 'Pain-free' Jackson on path to recovery, Sydney Morning Herald


26 March 2013 | Lauren Jackson Named Special Olympics Ambassador, Newcastle Herald


26 March 2013 | Lauren Jackson Ambassador for Newcastle Special Olympics, ABC Online


15 March 2012 | Special Olympics is coming to the coast, Express Advocate Central Coast


15 March 2012 | Race is on to ready city for Special Olympics, Newcastle Herald


15 March 2012 | Australia to host inaugural Asia Pacific Games, Australian Sports Commission


15 March 2012 | Australia wins bid to host 2013 Special Olympics Asia Pacific Games, Western Australia Government


14 March 2012 | Newcastle to host Special Olympics, ABC News Newcastle


14 March 2012 | NSW to host 2013 Asia Pacific Regional Games, NSW Government


14 March 2012 | Australia wins bid to host 2013 Special Olympics Asia Pacific Games, Special Olympics International


14 March 2012 | Special Olympics athletes headed for NSW, The Australian


14 March 2012 | The winner is Newcastle (editorial), Newcastle Herald


14 March 2012 | Hunter kids ready to strut their stuff, Newcastle Herald


14 March 2012 | Special Olympics athletes headed for NSW, Herald Sun


13 March 2012 | It's on: Newcastle to host Special Olympics, Newcastle Herald