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.
Simone Perona, Special Olympics Italy marathon runner, competes in the BiUltra ultramarathon—a 24-hour-long race run yearly in Biella, Northern Italy.
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’Let’s play together because we are equal’ (Grajmy razem bo jesteśmy równi) is the motto of the brand new Special Olympics Poland campaign which is taking the country by storm!
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Las personas con discapacidad intelectual enfrentan notables desigualdades y desafíos en cuanto al acceso a servicios de salud. Esto presenta para ellos un mayor riesgo ante el COVID-19 y sus complicaciones.
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Millions of Americans lack access to basic dental care. Moreover, an alarming percentage of people with special needs are unaware of the condition of their oral health.
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GOLTV and Special Olympics Ecuador partner for inclusion!
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Olimpiadas Especiales El Salvador conmemoró el Día Mundial del Síndrome de Down con un gran ejemplo de inclusión, colaboración y concientización.
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In an announcement about a coalition of 200 organizations and businesses launching the first-ever Mental Health Action Day, Forbes quoted Special Olympics CEO Mary Davis.
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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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