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 was a weekend of adjustment for cyclists from Bharat, as they got accustomed to the Yas Marina track in Abu Dhabi. They were surprised by the uphill/downhill raceway.1 Min Read
Jimmy Masina is an athlete leader from South Africa and works as an Office Assistant for Special Olympics Africa.3 Min Read
Khadija Sy has made a fast start in her first race of the 2019 World Games.1 Min Read
This time, Li Xiang taken on more gymnastics events than ever: the rings, vault, parallel bars, horizontal bar, pommel horse, plus all-around and floor exercises.1 Min Read
Gilles Dupont loves basketball. Even more than that, he loves playing basketball with his brothers and Unified partners, Robin and Floris.1 Min Read
Female Special Olympics athletes testified to the power of inclusion during a discussion at the Mohamed Bin Zayed Majlis lecture on 13 March, 2019.3 Min Read