They're off - and online! Canadians can follow Team Canada at the 2007 Special Olympics World Summer Games online at www.teamcanada2007.ca



    TORONTO, Oct. 2 /CNW/ - From October 2nd to the 11th Canadians can follow
their Special Olympians online as they go for Gold at the 2007 Special
Olympics World Summer Games in Shanghai, China. Thanks to technology solutions
provider NewSolve Corporation, Canadians can log on to www.teamcanada2007.ca,
an interactive web site for the families, friends and fans of Team Canada
athletes.
    "Special Olympics Canada is thrilled that Canadians can follow the
remarkable journey of each and every one of the 83 Team Canada athletes our
country is sending to the 2007 World Summer Games," said Deborah Bright,
President and CEO of Special Olympics Canada. "It is thanks to the
contribution of partners like NewSolve Corporation that this is possible."
    "It is a wonderful experience and a great opportunity to be a part of
this extraordinary event," said Ravi S. Juneja, CEO, NewSolve Corporation.
"Everyone at NewSolve is very proud of the achievement of the Special Olympics
Team Canada athletes. We are honored that our technology will help all
Canadians to share in their journey."
    NewSolve Corporation's application framework allows Special Olympics
Canada to incorporate dynamic and interactive components into its web site and
gives Canadians the ability to stay up to date on Team Canada's progress at
the World Games. The user-friendly modules allow for changes to the results
pages, feature highlights and photos with no time delay while the Team is
competing on the world stage.
    The World Games are a pivotal part of the sport fabric for Special
Olympics athletes and are made possible through the contribution of sponsors.
Special Olympics Canada invites Canadians to extend a well-deserved thank you
to its sponsors on the company profile pages at www.teamcanada2007.ca under
the Draft an Athlete section of the web site.

    Special Olympics Team Canada consists of 83 Special Olympics athletes
from across Canada who are competing in rhythmic gymnastics, soccer, softball,
swimming, 10 pin bowling, powerlifting and track & field at the 2007 Special
Olympics World Summer Games in Shanghai, China, October 2 - 11, 2007. To send
a message of support please visit www.teamcanada2007.ca

    Special Olympics Canada is dedicated to enriching the lives of Canadians
with an intellectual disability through sport. It is a national not-for-profit
grassroots organization that provides sport training and competition
opportunities to over 31,000 athletes of all ages and abilities.
www.specialolympics.ca

    NewSolve Corporation provides consulting and technology solutions to some
of North America's largest corporations and charities. NewSolve's application
framework, CANOPYv100, enables its Rapid Application Design, Development and
Deployment (RADDD) strategy for implementation of innovative solutions.
www.newsolve.com





For further information:

For further information: Ms. Vaso Charitsis, Marketing and
Communications Manager, Special Olympics Canada,
vcharitsis@specialolympics.ca, (416)927-9050 ext. 237 (work), (416) 455-8932
(cellular), (416) 927-8475 (fax)

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