In the News
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.
The following is an excerpt from Page Six’s article titled, Caitlyn Jenner’s ‘repeated use’ of R-word condemned by Special Olympics: ‘Do better.’1 Min Read
Unity and Female Empowerment in the Spotlight for the Anniversary Edition of European Basketball Week
More than 250 local and national events will be held across the Europe and Eurasia region as Special Olympics celebrates a milestone EBW edition and a new level of engagement.3 Min Read
Strategic planning, sports development, marketing and communications were some of the topics discussed during the two-day gathering2 Min Read
Special Olympics Shares Insights on Pursuing Health Equity at the 2023 American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting.
Special Olympics Missouri Athlete and Global Health Messenger Allen Tobin Talks About the Benefits of Healthy Athletes and Inclusive Health at the 2023 APHA Annual Meeting.2 Min Read
Santiago, Chile has advanced to the final stage of host evaluation for the 2027 Special Olympics World Games.1 Min Read
Special Olympics is dedicated to closing the healthcare divide for individuals with IDD by highlighting the significance of diabetes care accessibility and advocating for greater health equity.2 Min Read
Our Global Ambassador and #F1 superstar Zhou Guanyu is driving the #InclusionRevolution forwards at lightning speed! Read his compelling and candid story in his own words in The Players’ Tribune.1 Min Read
Special Olympics International staff member Jason Rogers Honored with Prestigious Laura Lee Leadership Award
On Thursday, October 26th Jason Rogers was honored with the national Laura Lee Leadership Award.1 Min Read
This excerpt is from Human Race’s article, “From Athlete to Coach – A Dream Chasing Story Spanning 40 Years.”2 Min Read
Special Olympics Awarded Pardes Humanitarian Prize for Recognizing Global Efforts in Advancing Inclusive Mental Health Programs
The prestigious Pardes Humanitarian Prize was awarded to Special Olympics to recognize efforts in raising awareness about the mental health needs of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD).1 Min Read