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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.
The following is an excerpt from the article titled Another Special Olympics Day at the NFL Draft, published by MSN.
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Berlin will play the role of conductor for the 2023 Special Olympics World Games, but the entire nation of Germany will take part in the orchestra.
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From 20 to 29 May, over 35,000 participants across 45 countries will take part in football events to mark next edition of the European Football Week #EFW2022, supported by UEFA.
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11 May 2022 – Last week, Special Olympics participated in the Badminton World Federation’s 10th Members’ Forum and Annual General Meeting in Bangkok, Thailand.
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The Spring 2022 class focused on designing competition wear for Powerlifting and Swimming.
The Unified Cup kicks off on 31 July, but on 13 May, the 24 delegations traveling to Detroit will find out which teams they will compete against in the group stage.
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Dr. Timothy Shriver, Chairman of the Special Olympics International Board of Directors, has called upon governments, businesses, philanthropists and the local community to rally behind Australia’s bid to host the 2027 Special Olympics World Games in Perth.
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Twenty-three delegations from across Europe and beyond will gather from 13 – 18 May for the Special Olympics Malta Invitational Games.
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Thousands of athletes, families and fans will attend the games in June 2026
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The goal is to address the challenge of unemployment in South Africa through grant funding and forming relationships with public, private, and civil society organizations on projects that will significantly contribute to job creation.
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Fansided spotlights Special Olympics Unified Sports with refugees.
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PR News announced today Special Olympics and Microsoft won the 2022 Social Impact Award in the Corporate-Community Partnership category for their collaborative efforts on building awareness for last September’s “Gaming for Inclusion” event.
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