Tag Archives: Special Olympics Summer Games 2014

Leaving SO2014

Antwerp, June 7th 2013. Yves Vekemans, President and CEO of Herculean cvba, has decided to end his contract as CMO and member of the executive committee of Special Olympics 2014. “I learned a lot on this worldwide movement in the … Continue reading

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SO2014 under the high protection of Princess Astrid

HRH Princess Astrid of Belgium has a very warm heart for Special Olympics in Belgium for all the right reasons. The athletes and volunteers are very proud of that. HRH also decided to support the Special Olympics 2014 Europe-Eurasia Games … Continue reading

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Me and my hero

You know Nelson Mandela is my number one hero, but Count Jacques Rogge, the eight President of the IOC, is definitely in the top 5. Yesterday I had the chance to meet him briefly in person. He spoke on a … Continue reading

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Do good, do well and have fun doing it: the new sexy

You can do good and well at the same time. You can even have fun while doing it! It’s the new sexy (although becoming 40 is pretty sexy too). A few months ago I did a speech for a crowd … Continue reading

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Sports for all

Last week one of the Hercules Trophy contestants told me what she liked the most: “I was so scared before the Trophy, but after half an hour I experienced that anybody could compete! I didn’t need to be scared at … Continue reading

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The best Games ever

Yesterday, we launched the Special Olympics 2014 Summer Games. What a night! Thank you Nike for hosting us. Thank you Special Olympics Europe and Belgium. Thank you organizing committee. Thank you volunteers. Thank you President Herman Van Rompuy for all … Continue reading

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Countdown to the 2013 Special Olympics World Winter Games

One year before the Winter Games in Korea start! Exciting stuff. Absolutely want to be there next year. Here in Europe we still have 2,6 years to go for the Europe/Eurasia Summer Games in Antwerp (SO2014). Happy to be part … Continue reading

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