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These stories are about the power of Special Olympics to inspire hope, confidence and courage. Special Olympics changes the lives of our athletes with intellectual disabilities but also our coaches, families, volunteers and others who have the opportunity to take part.
People en Espanol interviewed MLB baseball players and Special Olympics Global Ambassadors Gleyber Torres and Willson Contreras about their involvement in the Escuela de Fuerza exercise video series. They shared how they are inspired by the athletes and believe everyone can participate in some level of fitness activities.
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On 22 November 2021, Special Olympics launched Faces of Basketball, a unique online-offline activity hub and campaign to celebrate European Basketball Week 2021 (EBW) and International Day of Persons with Disabilities on 3 December.
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Special Olympics is launching a new revamped online merchandise store!
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21 November 2021. WWE and Special Olympics announced a multiyear partnership extension to promote and celebrate inclusion. The announcement came during a Unified bowling tournament at Brooklyn Bowl in New York City.
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Today, Special Olympics Europe Eurasia has launched a unique online-offline activity hub and campaign called Faces of Basketball to celebrate European Basketball Week 2021 and International Day of Persons with Disabilities on 3 December.
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Special Olympics and Badminton World Federation (BWF) World Games Training Pledge initiative launched aimed at preparing badminton athletes to compete at World Games Berlin 2023.
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Special Olympics recently partnered with Smartsheets to create a more inclusive experience for the athletes.
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A Continuing Partnership to Further Work for Inclusion in Education Around the World.
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Special Olympics Great Britain is launching first online art business led by Special Olympics athlete, leader and artist Niall Guite.
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Learn more about Young Athlete Arianna's story and the Special Olympics partnership with BILLY Footwear entitled Inclusion Fits!
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Smartsheet’s platform empowers Special Olympics Inc. staff and athletes to break down silos and stay connected
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[From August 2021 to May 2022, The Decade of Inclusion interview series will capture the past, present and future of the partnership between Division III and Special Olympics. This is the fourth article in the 10-part series. Stay tuned to hear how the lives of student-athletes and Special Olympics athletes have been impacted over time, what is happening currently, and what’s still to come.]
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