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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.
Event from July 31 – August 6 will showcase the world’s most inclusive sports competition
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New $5 million grant underscores Bank of America’s longstanding support of leadership programming
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Starkey and Special Olympics, the international non-profit organization dedicated to transforming the lives of people with intellectual disabilities through sport, health and education programming, signed a global partnership agreement today that increases access to hearing health services worldwide for individuals with intellectual disabilities.
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Radisson Hotel Group Americas partners with Special Olympics in North And South America to empower athletes to be their best on and off the field.
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National University’s Social and emotional Harmony program partners with Special Olympics to mentor Youth Leaders
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Second-ever international inclusive football (soccer) tournament presented by Toyota will showcase the unifying power of sport
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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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