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
Athletes with Intellectual Disabilities Gather in Sweden for Special Olympics International Winter Sports Event
Athletes from 19 countries set to join Special Olympics Sweden Invitational Games in Östersund and Åre .4 Min Read
X Games and Special Olympics Athletes Announced for 6th Unified Snowboarding Event and First-Ever Unified Skiing Event
Sixteen Special Olympics Athletes Paired with Teammates for Live Streamed Unified Races at X Games Aspen 2020.8 Min Read
Swedish Government Decision Forces Special Olympics to Choose New Location for 2021 World Winter Games
The Special Olympics World Winter Games, planned for Sweden in February 2021, will no longer take place in the European nation. The reason is that the event’s organizing committee have not been able to secure sufficient funds for the Games.3 Min Read