Press Releases

Special Olympics is a global movement that unleashes the human spirit through the transformative power and joy of sports, every day around the world. Here's what's happening world wide.
For more than 50 years, SHAPE America – Society of Health and Physical Educators and Special Olympics have joined forces to provide inclusive physical education (PE) programs nationwide.
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Badminton Oceania and Special Olympics Asia Pacific announce three-year partnership to develop opportunities for people with intellectual disabilities across the continent.
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Inclusive design process integrated Special Olympics athletes
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In 18 Years of Collaboration 1.3 Million Frames And Sunglasses Donated to Athletes all Over the World
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Special Olympics and WWE announced a multi-year extension of their global partnership to help create inclusion through sports.
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As part of a historic initiative to advance inclusive development worldwide for the youth of all abilities, the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) has provided the Special Olympics movement with a new grant of $8,500,000 USD to launch a Global Campaign for Inclusion in support of individuals with intellectual disabilities.
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Major League Baseball (MLB) Players–New York Second Baseman Gleyber Torres and Chicago Catcher Willson Contreras–partner with Special Olympics athletes to launch Spanish-language fitness campaign: Escuela de Fuerza
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Major League Baseball (MLB) Players–New York Second Baseman Gleyber Torres and Chicago Catcher Willson Contreras–partner with Special Olympics athletes to launch Spanish-language fitness campaign: Escuela de Fuerza
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Actor Chris Pratt and author Katherine Schwarzenegger have been named the newest Special Olympics Global Ambassadors, joining the frontlines of the global movement for inclusion of people with intellectual disabilities.
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Special Olympics announced today that it has received its largest single private gift in the organization's 53-year history.
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Special Olympics announced today that it has received its largest single private gift in the organization's 53-year history.
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For the first time ever Special Olympics collaborates with the International Paralympic Committee, Invictus Games and International Committee of Sports for the Deaf.
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