In the News
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In every corner of the earth, Special Olympics is changing the lives of people with intellectual disabilities. These news stories come from all around the world.
People Reports on newest Special Olympics Global Ambassador, Charles Melton.
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A Special Olympics India Unified Partner becomes youngest Asian girl to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro
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Sports Illustrated features Special Olympics athlete Derek Baker as he draws the attention of WWE Champions.
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Gerald Mballe, long time Special Olympics Italy Unified Partner and now Advisor for Special Olympics Europe Eurasia, shares a powerful and moving conversation about his life and sport with David Eades on Sports for Humanity's podcast, Live Like You Play.
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For World Down Syndrome Day on 21 March, 2021, Vogue spoke to seven people with Down Syndrome to learn more about their experiences in an article titled “I Believe It Is My Destiny To Win An Oscar One Day”: 7 People Who Have Down’s Syndrome Share Their Experiences. Included in the interviews were Special Olympics Great Britain athlete Neil Price and Champion Ambassador Lily D Moore.
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In a recent Cheddar interview, Special Olympics Chairman of the Board Timothy Shriver expressed his excitement about the Special Olympics World Winter Games Kazan 2022 to be held in Russia.
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SC Featured film follows Chris’s journey as he becomes the first person with Down syndrome to complete a full IRONMAN Triathlon.
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Learn about the Special Olympics jump rope challenge.
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Information about Dr. Timothy Shriver's new book: The Call to Unite.
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Special Olympics Finland gymnasts weathered snow and ice for their latest outdoor training sessions!
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Special Olympics Chairman of the Board Timothy Shriver honored Special Olympics Vermont soccer player Troy Daniels in a moving tribute after Troy passed away at the age of 40 due to a lifelong battle with heart disease.
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BBC Features Special Olympics Roller-skating Champion in ‘India Sportswoman of the Year’ series.
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