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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.
The Lasalle-Windsor Stingers dugout was filled with raucous energy as the lanky Matthew Cormier made his way to the batter’s box. His teammates cheered, clapped, and stomped to encourage Cormier as he prepared for his turn at bat. Chants of "let's go Matt!" filled the air. It had the atmosphere of a tightly contested game where everything was on the line.
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Special Olympics Health Team Speaks on Inclusion Revolution Radio About Health and Fitness
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The 2022 Coach Webinar Series is ready for action! Registration is now open to participate in the Coach Webinar Series, to hear from athletes, athlete leaders, and coaching experts from all over the world.
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With 13 international delegations travelling to Berlin, the National Games became an occasion to compete, socialize and prepare for the most keenly awaited Special Olympics event of the last few years: Special Olympics World Games Berlin 2023.
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Special Olympics Celebrates the 2022 Global Golisano Health Leadership Award Recipients
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The Gaming for Inclusion event is hosting its second annual tournament on September 10 and 17 in collaboration between Xbox and Special Olympics.
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The following is an excerpt from the article titled What Businesses Can Learn From the Inclusion Revolution in Sports, published by Hashtag Sports.
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Special Olympics is featured in a Back-to-School article in Exceptional Parent Magazine.
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Happy #GermanLanguageDay, or “Alles Gute zum Tag der Deutschen Sprache"! With just 280 days to go until our #SpecialOlympicsWorldGames in Berlin, we figured it's time we all started practicing our German skills @sowg_berlin2023 #UnbeatableTogether
A high-school student at a Unified School in Senegal shares the impact Special Olympics programming has made on her cousin with Down syndrome.
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In an amazing, tight suspenseful game where there were 14 brilliant saves from the goalkeepers and there was brilliant pulsating football (soccer) that captured the… well then whistle blew for normal time at 1-1.
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