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.
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LATEST NEWS AND PRESS RELEASES
Special Olympics Celebrates the Impact of Over 80 Youth Innovation Projects During World Creativity and Innovation Day and Week
Youth Leaders from around the world took action in 2018 through innovative outlets to achieve inclusive schools and communities.3 Min Read
Unified Soccer Exchange Program promotes social inclusion, highlighted by East vs. West Unified All-Star Showcase in Orlando.4 Min Read
At the Abu Dhabi 2019 Special Olympics World Games, the Special Olympics International Board of Directors voted to adopt DanceSport and Cheer as “recognized” sports of Special Olympics. DanceSport and Competitive Cheer have met the criteria for adoption to be classified as “recognized” sports in the Special Olympics Official General Rules.2 Min Read