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    Students and teachers cheering in the bleachers. All have on Unified Champion Schools t-shirts.
    As the first anniversary of Special Olympics’ milestone partnership with Stavros Niarchos Foundation draws closer, our teams traveled together to Serbia to explore the impact of the collaboration in schools across the country.
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    Group of young individuals standing for a group photo in front of a fence on a field.
    As the school year is coming to a close for Special Olympics Unified Champion Schools around the country, Unified Sports teams are gearing up for final competition—some even bringing in Unified PE to their schools for the first time.
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    A small group of 6 Special Olympics representatives including two Sargent Shriver International Global Messengers standing together.
    Lions Sight First Eye Hospital from Special Olympics Kenya was selected as one of seven honorees for the Golisano Global Health Leadership Award at the 2019 Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi.
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    A group of Special Olympic athletes had a day to remember as they trained alongside multiple Olympic gold medalist Allyson Felix in a Unified Sprint Clinic at Dubai Police Academy Stadium, today (17 March).
    Fitness is an important component of a healthy lifestyle for everyone. For athletes, a good fitness routine can help them perform at the highest level during every competition while feeling confident.
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