Athletes are the heart of Special Olympics. Our athletes are children and adults with intellectual disabilities from all around the world—5.6 million and counting! They are finding success, joy and friendship as part of our global community. They're also having lots of fun!
It is an overcast sky in the middle of September as the leaves break away from the trees, signaling the changing of seasons.4 Min Read
Teams, both traditional and Unified, started in a round-robin format.2 Min Read
Part employment opportunity, part learning experience, internships are often an integral part of a person’s career development.4 Min Read
A Special Olympics St. Kitts and Nevis Athlete Leader brings together students of all abilities through Unified football.4 Min Read
A Special Olympics China Athlete Leader shares his personal growth story with Special Olympics4 Min Read
The 2023 Brightspot Unified Golf Challenge took place over 31 July – 1 August as 48 golfers descended upon Aldie, Virginia to play four 9-hole team matches over two days at The Club at Creigton Farms.1 Min Read
34 delegations with over 400 athletes from the Africa Region represented their Programs. Watch our highlights!
Just hours ahead of the MLS All-Stars facing off against Arsenal, both teams are focused. After all, it’s their All-Star moment: the Special Olympics Unified Sports All-Star Game.3 Min Read
Artistic gymnast Li Xiang of China has been competing at Special Olympics World Games since he was 11 years old.1 Min Read