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 USA Games Orlando 2020 logo
2022 Special Olympics USA Games logo unveiled as Organizing Committee announces premier corporate partners during celebration ceremony at Walt Disney World Resort
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Teitler will lead Special Olympics communications around the world to drive awareness and engagement.
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Alicia Bazzano
August 5, 2019 – Washington, DC: Special Olympics has announced Alicia Bazzano, MD, PhD, MPH, as Chief Health Officer. Dr. Bazzano is a pediatrician and public health executive who has dedicated her career to improving the health of people with intellectual disabilities (ID).
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Unified Sport Football (America Soccer) teams on the pitch for a group photo.
Unified Partners to compete in East vs. West All-Star match at ESPN Wide World of Sports as part of MLS All-Star week festivities.
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U.S. President Trump Hosts Special Olympics USA’s World Games Team At White House
Group honored for representing the United States at Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019
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Image that reads: Global Week of Inclusion—We are Better Together, a girls face appears in the bottom left corner.
During the month of July, Special Olympics is continuing “The Revolution is Inclusion” five-year global campaign targeting the younger generation of Millennials and Centennials by demonstrating that inclusion is all about togetherness.
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Youth Innovation Project Participants
Funding aims to advance the range of youth inspired inclusion projects.
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Representatives from Special Olympics Florida
Leading board members and stakeholders to ensure outstanding experience for athletes and driving organizational growth across Florida
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Six Special Olympics representatives comprised of youth leaders and adults stand on either side of a female Kantar representative with long blond hair.
Kantar announces its partnership with Special Olympics, the global movement that unleashes the human spirit through the transformative power of inclusion through sport, leadership development, health advocacy, school engagement and youth leadership.
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Young girl and older women stretching out on mats.
Mind Over Madness Yoga, Presented By AerieRegistration Is Open For Free All-day Outdoor Yoga Event
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Finish Line employees and Special Olympics athlete give a thumbs up at the Finish Line and Brooks Running shoe giveaway at 2018 Special Olympics USA Games.
Foundation and Brooks Running Company nominated for Corporate Community Impact Award
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