Games and Competition
Every day and all around the world, our athletes train and strive to achieve their very best. During World Games, the entire Special Olympics movement comes together to see our athletes in action and celebrate their victories over huge odds. No other event in the world has the social and emotional impact of the Special Olympics World Games. For the athletes and their families, the experience opens doors to unimagined possibilities. For volunteers, coaches, and other supporters from all parts of the world, the Games inspire hope and belief in a brighter future of global acceptance, understanding, and unity.
Stories about World Games
Kazan, Russia will host the Special Olympics World Winter Games in 2022 with a key aim of transforming the lives and prospects of people with intellectual disabilities across Russia.4 Min Read
MedFest is sometimes the first exposure athletes have to medical care and in many cases, life-threatening conditions have been found and subsequently treated.1 Min Read