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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.
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Special Olympics keeps a comprehensize and current catalog of downloadable photos on PhotoShelter.
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
Senior Director of Communications
+1 (202) 824 0344
SVP, Global Communications and Brand Lead
+1 (202) 824 0290
Director, Global Health Communications
LATEST NEWS AND PRESS RELEASES
More than 22,000 people have applied to volunteer at the Special Olympics World Games Berlin 2023, a reflection of the enthusiasm for the world’s largest inclusive sports event. German speakers and people with local knowledge of Berlin are still encouraged to apply.
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Summit held five months out from the Special Olympics World Games Berlin 2023
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In 2023, Special Olympics Unified Snowboarding will return for its eighth year at X Games Aspen and Unified Skiing will return for the third year.
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