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Special Olympics is a global movement that unleashes the human spirit through the transformative power and joy of sports, every day around the world. We empower people with intellectual disabilities to become accepted and valued members of their communities, which leads to a more respectful and inclusive society for all.

Latest Press Releases

Bank of America Ad Premieres Thanksgiving Day Featuring Special Olympics

Be sure to tune in to see Bank of America’s brand new ad featuring Special Olympics World Games athlete Chevi Peters of Kansas.

2015 European Basketball Week

Special Olympics Europe Eurasia is proud to announce that the giants of the European basketball community are throwing their full support behind the twelfth annual Special Olympics European Basketball Week taking place from November 27th to December 6th 2015. 


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