North America Region

North America has over half a million athletes participating in all 32 sports offered by Special Olympics. It is home to athletes from Canada, the Caribbean and the United States. Special Olympics is dedicated to empowering individuals with intellectual disabilities to become physically fit, productive and respected members of society through sports training and competition.
Stories from North America
Special Olympics International announced today that Big Show, one of the most decorated WWE Superstars, will be named the newest Special Olympics Global Ambassador.
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“Aretha Franklin brought joy to millions — and engaged as many hearts and minds through her advocacy,” Special Olympics Chairman Tim Shriver said. “She sang to the world about respect and inclusion. Her appearances on two ‘A Very Special Christmas’ albums with her renditions of “O Christmas Tree” and “Winter Wonderland” , illustrated the power of music to build a movement for positive change. All of us in the Special Olympics family send our Amen to her beautiful spirit.”
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Pictured: Athlete Loretta Claiborne, athlete Danielle Liebl and Unified Partner Kenny Brown.
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