Europe/Eurasia Region
A large group of athletes and Special Olympics representatives stand in a circle clapping with joyful expressions on their faces.
Special Olympics in Europe and Eurasia encompasses a diverse range of cultures, languages and customs. From Iceland to Israel, from Portugal to Siberia, Russia, Special Olympics athletes and supporters are dedicated to promoting respect, inclusion and human dignity for people with intellectual disabilities through sports.
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Stories from Europe/Eurasia
Young male Romanian player in an orange uniform catching the basketball. The 2017 Eurobasket mascot is in the middle ground. A girl is in the foreground wearing a blue uniform with the number 6 on her back. An audience is watching the action in the background.
2018 marks the 15th edition of one of Special Olympics Europe Eurasia's highlight events: European Basketball Week (EBW).
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This year, from 25 May to 2 June, 40,000 participants across 50 countries will take part in 450 events.
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Volunteers and athletes dance together on the sand at the beach at the 2018 Beach Games in Trinidad.
You can find them at events, in offices and all over social media! Special Olympics volunteers are the motor fueling the movement.
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Special Olympics World Winter Games Sweden 2021 logo
The Special Olympics World Winter Games Sweden 2021 logo has been unveiled.
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A group of volunteers crouch on the grass in from of a building. They are smiling and holding a banner that reads 'Better Together' with decorations and two flags.
Just in time for the one year anniversary of our partnership, the Kerry Group is sending nine volunteers to the Special Olympics World Summer Games in Abu Dhabi!
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Kiera Byland smiling with her hands held together and in front of her mouth.
British cycling star Kiera Byland won a gold medal for Team Great Britain in her opening race at Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 on 16 March.
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