Belgium

From Brussels to Nairobi and from Tuzla to Turin and beyond, the Special Olympics Unified with Refugees program continues to expand its reach in affording Special Olympics athletes and refugee youth alike the opportunity to come together and Play Unified.
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Since the Covid pandemic. many programmes in Europe have launched a new version of their virtual games!
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As part of a global mission to build inclusive communities for all, Special Olympics Europe Eurasia has announced a two-year agreement with The UPS Foundation to support Special Olympics inclusive programming and grass-roots activities.
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With the world in lockdown over the past months, Special Olympics programmes across Europe Eurasia were forced to cancel or postpone activities to protect the health of athletes and their families.
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This spring, Special Olympics Belgium welcomed the very first edition of the Virtual Games—a two-day digital event as a replacement for the traditional Summer National Games. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Belgian team was forced to cancel the in-person competition, but that didn’t stop their athletes from finding a way to compete!
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In recognition for her leadership and passion, and her proven record in expanding the reach of the Special Olympics movement across Belgium, Zehra Sayin, CEO, Special Olympics Belgium, was awarded the 2020 Special Woman Award at the recent Belgian Sport Women Awards ceremony in Brussels, Belgium on Friday, 6 March 2020.
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Special Olympics Belgium athletes and refugees who are living in Belgium came together to demonstrate the power of inclusion at a recent Special Olympics Unified Football Competition in Brussels.
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Gilles Dupont loves basketball. Even more than that, he loves playing basketball with his brothers and Unified partners, Robin and Floris.
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Special Olympics Belgium recently organised a high-level Health Summit calling for immediate action to improve health services for all people with intellectual disabilities (ID) in Belgium.
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An athlete from Belgium avoided potential catastrophic damage to his hearing thanks to the Healthy Athletes screening program.
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