Athletes

Special Olympics Global Ambassador Joe Haden Speaks to Today Show About Inspiration from His Brother
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Michael Jacques lives life overcoming obstacles. He doesn't read or write, but that doesn't stop him from sharing his story in the most creative of ways. Jacques shares his story about how he became a self-published author to his books "I Belong: Can I Play?" and "Can’t Read, Can’t Write, Here’s My Book." A feat that while challenging, was well worth it in the end.
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Novie Craven speaks with former Special Olympics athlete, RJ Nealson, about living with Cerebral Palsy on the “Inclusion Revolution Radio” Podcast.
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The launch of the new and improved Special Olympics Winter Sport Coaching Guides.
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Jimmy Masina and Lou Lauria discuss Special Olympics federation partnerships and the being an athlete official.
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Special Olympics Belgium receives Grand Effie Award 2021 for Road to Sustained Success project.
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Chris Nikic spreads inspiration in his new book.
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Special Olympics Advisor and advocate for Unified with Refugees programme, Gerald Mballe has been shortlisted for the Integration of Refugees Through Sport Award (IRTS) Role Model Award.
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Surrounded by the magnificent architecture showcased at the White House, Danielle Liebl was experiencing a life-changing event. On July 31, 2014, she joined fellow Special Olympics athletes, members of the Unified Generation, President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama for a dinner at the White House.
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Employment stories come in all categories, with each story reflecting a unique perspective and journey to getting that job. For people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, it is not always an easy journey to employment.
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