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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. 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.
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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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LATEST NEWS AND PRESS RELEASES
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First-of-its-Kind Collaboration in the Country Between a College, Foundation & Special Olympics
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Universal Health Advocates Commit to Ensure Children and Persons with Disabilities – The Mission Billion in Universal Health Coverage – Are Not Left Behind
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – September 20, 2019 – Special Olympics International announced today that Tony Wyllie has been named Special Olympics North America’s new Regional President and Managing Director.
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