Press Room

Special Olympics is a global movement that unleashes the human spirit through the transformative power and joy of sports, every day around the world. We empower people with intellectual disabilities to become accepted and valued members of their communities, which leads to a more respectful and inclusive society for all.
FACT SHEETS, BIOS, PHOTOS AND VIDEOS
Get detailed information on Special Olympics: downloadable fact sheets, senior officer bios, event and program photos and more.
The Annual Report summarizes performance during the year. The Reach Report describes program results acheived worldwide.
Find dozens of downloadable and streamable videos, including sport and historical B roll.
Special Olympics keeps a comprehensize and current catalog of downloadable photos on Flickr.
Mary Davis is the Chief Executive Officer of Special Olympics International.
Read the biography of Special Olympics Chairman of the Board, Tim Shriver.
Our Board determines policies and is composed of international business and sport leaders, professional athletes, educators and experts in intellectual disabilities.
If you are interested in booking one of our speakers or would like information about our speakers, visit our speakers bureau page.
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Contacts
VP, Strategic Communications
+ 1 (202) 824 0389
Director, Health External Affairs
+1 (202) 824 0344
LATEST NEWS AND PRESS RELEASES
Cafu smiling wearing a black polo that reads, Special Olympics Global Athlete
Legendary Brazilian footballer Marcos Evangelista de Morais—known as Cafu—has today signed up as a Special Olympics Global Ambassador.
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Seven Youth Leaders are seated on a panel at the Global Youth Leadership Forum in Baku.
Young people with and without intellectual disabilities from 45 countries will join leaders at the Special Olympics Global Youth Leadership Forum in Baku, Azerbaijan.
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Funding aims to advance broad range of inclusion projects and Special Olympics Unified Schools
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