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.
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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Athletes with and without intellectual disabilities will compete in inaugural Gaming for Inclusion 12 – 18 September
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Second-ever international football (soccer) tournament set to take place 31 July – 6 August 2022.
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Fundación Club de Leones Internacional y Olimpiadas Especiales celebra dos décadas de alianza.
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Kazan, Russia, 6 July 2021 – To commemorate the 200-day countdown to Special Olympics World Winter Games 2022 (Kazan Games) and build excitement for the world’s largest sport and humanitarian event, the City of Kazan, Russia, erected a dynamic monument in the center of the city.
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Lions Clubs International and Special Olympics celebrate two decades of partnership.
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WTA Charities and Special Olympics Expand Partnership With Virtual Athlete Experiences
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Moscow, 3 June 2021: Toyota Motor Europe became an official mobility partner of Special Olympics World Winter Games Kazan 2022 during a signing ceremony at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum.
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As part of a global mission to build inclusive communities for all, Special Olympics Europe Eurasia has announced a two-year agreement with The UPS Foundation to support Special Olympics inclusive programming and grass-roots activities.
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All-Russian Special Olympics floorball and unified floorball competitions will take place in Kazan on May, 3 – 7 2021. The tournament will unite over 130 athletes with intellectual disabilities from 9 Russian regions.
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