Teens and college students are the future leaders of Special Olympics.
It's the mission of Special Olympics to show the world the capabilities of people with intellectual disabilities.
We have more than 5.6 million athletes with intellectual disabilities and unified partners around the world.
Our celebrity supporters are Olympians, professional athletes, social leaders, and movie and music stars.
Eunice Kennedy Shriver was a pioneer in the struggle for the rights of people with intellectual disabilities.
Direction for our movement comes from leaders in government, entertainment, sports and business.
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In an effort to promote inclusion and increase the pool of female participation in the MENA region, Special Olympics MENA held the First- ever Unified Female Football Cup in Cairo. Three female teams participated from Egypt, Tunisia and UAE and Egypt qualified for the 1st all- World Cup that will b
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Some of football’s biggest names have pledged their support for Special Olympics annual European Football Week. Spanish national team football coach and Global Ambassador for Special Olympics Julen Lopetegui, Juventus and Italy star Gianluigi Buffon, and Bayern Munich and Polish international Robert Lewandowski, have all given their backing to the European wide football event, which promotes inclusion for athletes with intellectual disabilities.
Nicholls State University women's soccer team hosted a soccer clinic with Special Olympics Louisiana.
Three hundred Special Olympics athletes gathered in Sweden recently for the hugely successful and popular Kim Källström Trophy.
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