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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.
Ahead of the International Day of People with Disabilities, Special Olympics—with support from Golisano Foundation—convened global experts to discuss the policies, practices and programming that are urgently needed to eradicate the gross health disparities that exist for people with intellectual disabilities.
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For over three decades, Chris Meservey has shared his blissfulness with everyone he meets within Special Olympics Nevada and beyond. By career choice, he teaches public speaking at the high school level but stemming from his love of sports, he coaches basketball and swimming.
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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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Special Olympics launched Faces of Basketball, a unique online-offline activity hub and campaign.
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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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Special Olympics launched Faces of Basketball, a unique online-offline activity hub and campaign.
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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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