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.
Oana Rotar, a 29-year-old athlete with Special Olympics Romania, made history earlier this year when she became the first woman with Down syndrome to be employed in the country’s public administration.
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Special Olympics celebrates the value of inclusion alongside the LGBTQ+ community.
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The Government of Malta has officially signed its commitment to host the Special Olympics Invitational Games Malta 2022, an event which will see over 450 athletes from across Europe and beyond gather to compete in various sports next year.
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Amy Bockerstette made history earlier this month when she became the first person with Down syndrome to take part in a national college championship at the National Junior College Athletic Association National Championship at Plantation Bay Golf & Country Club in Ormond Beach, Florida.
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Authority Magazine profiles Special Olympics Colorado Co-Chair Mackenzie Beauvais-Nikl.
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As the registration portal for media to attend the Special Olympics World Winter Games Kazan opens, our Games Ambassador as well as national and regional leaders invite journalists from across the world to sign up. Media interest is expected to be high for what may be one of the very first post-pandemic global sporting competitions!
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The ‘Tennis Challenge in Celebration of Eunice 100’, led by Special Olympics Hungary, has launched to mark the 100th anniversary of the birth of our founder, Eunice Kennedy Shriver.
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Most mainstream brands and fashion designers have not delved into adaptive fashion.
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There are many television game shows in the world, but few are as popular and influential as Jeopardy! It was an honor for Special Olympics to be included as a clue in the episode that aired on May 11, 2021.
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Special Olympics Athlete Chris Nikic Wins Laureus Sporting Moment award.
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Special Olympics creates COVID-19 vaccine educational materials for individuals with intellectual disabilities.
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Julen Lopetegui, Sevilla FC Manager, expresses pride and excitement as he renews as Special Olympics Global Ambassador.
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