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.
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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Special Olympics Europe Eurasia and European Broadcasting Union Announce New Partnership.
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Partnership will create a more inclusive and sustainable field of play for future generations.
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One year into COVID-19 and amidst a growing mental health crisis, MTV Entertainment Group and nearly 200 organizations team up to plan inaugural ‘Mental Health Action Day’ on May 20
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Special Olympics named Riverdale actor Charles Melton as a Special Olympics Global Ambassador.
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