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.
17 Min Read
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.
1 Min Read
Athlete performing sit-ups during health screening while two volunteers assist and observe.
Looking for a story about the health impact of Special Olympics? Check here for the latest highlights.
3 Min Read
Contacts
Director, Health External Affairs
+1 (202) 824 0344
Chief Marketing & Development Officer
+1 (202) 824 0286
LATEST NEWS AND PRESS RELEASES
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
2 Min Read
Basketball Banner
Cooperation supported by NBA Legend and Special Olympics Global Ambassador Sam Perkins
3 Min Read
A group of athletes close together posing with thumbs up and the peace sign; athletes are wearing red and white Adidas football uniforms.
Athlete leaders demand inclusion for all during 12th Session of the Conference of States Parties.
3 Min Read