These stories are about the power of Special Olympics to inspire hope, confidence and courage. Special Olympics changes the lives of our athletes with intellectual disabilities but also our coaches, families, volunteers and others who have the opportunity to take part.
15-year-old Jaden James, Special Olympics Oklahoma, sunk this 3-point bucket during a basketball tournament in Fort Smith.1 Min Read
Special Olympics has partnered with, CreatorUp to create video content to support the “Meet the Determined” campaign to promote the 2019 World Games in Abu Dhabi.1 Min Read
Gary Woodland surprises Special Olympics athlete Amy // PGA TOUR1 Min Read
Long-time athlete Terrence Davis is heading to Abu Dhabi for the 2019 World Games as a coach for the SO St Vincent and Grenadines Bocce team.1 Min Read
More than a half-million young people from around the world greeted Pope Francis during his recent World Youth Day visit to Panama. He gave many blessings and said many prayers, but he probably didn’t expect to get a medal for his efforts.1 Min Read
Professor William Alford, Special Olympics Board Vice Chair, was one of two recipients of the 2018 Li Buyun Law Prize.1 Min Read
On 17 November, 72 Somers Leos jumped in the icy water to support the Special Olympics Polar Plunge “Cool School Challenge.”1 Min Read