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Special Olympics Receives Prestigious Empress Theophano Prize

Awarded each year to honour an exceptional contribution to human betterment, the coveted prize will be presented to Dr. Timothy Shriver, Chairman of Special Olympics, at a Ceremony on 23 October in the 2000 year-old Rotunda of Thessaloniki, Greece
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A Historic Collaboration: Special Olympics and The Coca-Cola Company Extend Global Partnership Through 2031

June 26, 2024 – Special Olympics, Inc. and The Coca‑Cola Company today announced an eight-year extension of their longstanding global partnership, rooted in the shared values of championing inclusion.
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Special Olympics Highlights its Powerful Work with Refugees to Mark World Refugee Day 2024

SOEE launches video highlight stories of refugees Ali and Sasha, whose lives have been transformed thanks to the Unified with Refugees Program
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United Teams Up with Chicago Bears to Support Special Olympics

Players work alongside airline's Special Olympics Service Ambassadors at O'Hare International Airport for the day to help drive awareness of organization's travel needs | Through United's Miles on a Mission platform, loyalty customers are able to donate their unused airline miles to Special Olympics to support athletes
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Special Olympics and Topgolf to Partner in New Inclusive Fundraiser on September 27

Golf fans of all abilities can register now for the Unified Fore Joy ProAm
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Henry Schein Extends Partnership with Special Olympics Until 2025, Promoting Wellness and Health Education for Athletes with Intellectual Disabilities Around the World

Melville, NY (USA) – May 13, 2024: Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC), the world’s largest provider of health care solutions to office-based dental and medical practitioners, today announced that it has extended through 2025 its existing partnership with Special Olympics to support health screening and education to and among its athletes at select events around the world.
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Reports

Special Olympics produces reports every year to inform interested people about what we do.

Special Olympics and Paralympics

Special Olympics, the International Olympic Committee and the International Paralympic Committee are complementary organizations, each one a testimony to the power of sport.
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Speakers Bureau

Thank you for your interest in requesting a speaker from Special Olympics. Special Olympics is a global movement creating a world of inclusion and community, where every single person is accepted and welcomed, regardless of their level of ability.
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2024 Special Olympics Overview

Special Olympics is a global movement that unleashes the human spirit through the transformative power and joy of sport, every day around the world.

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Special Olympics International
Vice President, International Media Relations & Communications
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