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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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The world's number one tennis player with down syndrome, Tim Gould, shows us how to be a champion.
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Ben Haack, Special Olympics Athlete Leader from Australia, and Olivia Najdovski, 2020 Social Connectedness Fellow at Special Olympics, discuss the need to include people with intellectual disabilities in research design for studies pertaining to them in a post for The Samuel Centre for Social Connectedness.
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My life has come full circle. So many of the challenges I used to have, I have overcome.
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Over 100 law enforcement officers and Special Olympics athletes, the Guardians of the Flame, carried the Flame of Hope, throughout all seven of the United Arab Emirates before safely delivering it to the Opening Ceremony in Abu Dhabi.
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Dr. Timothy Shriver engaged in successful high-level talks with ministers representing Health, Sport, Disability and Education.
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The last year has been a year of firsts for Brent Heslehurst: He was chosen to represent Australia for the first time at a Special Olympics World Winter Games and he welcomed his first child with his wife, Emily.
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