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
“Special Olympics at 50” exhibit at the National Museum of American History celebrates diversity and inclusion in sports
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Australian Landmarks Light Up Red for the Special Olympics 50th Anniversary
Iconic landmarks around the world turned red in a global display of unity on July 20
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Diana de Triana, coordinator of Special Olympics programs for Lions Club International in Panama, posed with some of the Lions volunteers who assisted with the Healthy Athletes health clinic held April 18 in Panama as part of the Special Olympics Central American Games.
As part of Special Olympics 50th Anniversary, Lions Clubs further committed to supporting individuals with intellectual disabilities.
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