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Special Olympics and Golisano Foundation: An Alliance for Inclusion

The following is an excerpt from TNT Sports’ article, “Special Olympics and Golisano Foundation: An Alliance for Inclusion” which details the work of Special Olympics and the Golisano Foundation as they challenge the health barriers faced by people with intellectual disabilities in Chile.
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Special Olympics Badminton on the Rise—Celebrating World Badminton Day

Special Olympics’ sport federation partner, Badminton World Federation (BWF), created and now celebrates World Badminton Day.
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Special Olympics World Games Santiago 2027 Announcement Makes Headlines Around the World

Special Olympics Board Chair Dr. Timothy Shriver poses with Special Olympics athletes during the press event to announce that Santiago, Chile will be the host site for the 2027 Special Olympics World Games.
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Chile Enters Final Stage of 2027 Special Olympics World Games Bid

Santiago, Chile has advanced to the final stage of host evaluation for the 2027 Special Olympics World Games.
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Celebrating Special Olympics Siblings

Dive into the stories of three Special Olympics siblings who live to break the barriers to inclusion.
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Raising the Bar for Inclusive Youth Leadership: The Story of Doukas School

Outside Athens, Greece, a yearly, student-run MATP event brings together private school students and local youth with disabilities.
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Propelling “Activa Mente”: The Story of Special Olympics Chile

During the pandemic, Special Olympics Chile coordinated with Chile's National Ministry of Education to create a virtual physical education curriculum for students of all abilities.
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Valientes en el intento: 5 mujeres atletas de América Latina cuentan su historia

Ana Fernanda practica la gimnasia artística en Special Olympics Mexico, compitiendo a nivel nacional e internacional. También estudia en el Centro de Inclusión Municipal y Adaptación para Personas con Discapacidad – CIMAD, y toma cursos de computación. Es joven, pero sabe perfectamente la importancia de un mundo realmente inclusivo.
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Special Olympics Chile Wins Big in First-Ever Unified eSports Tournament Held in Latin America

For the first time ever in Latin America, gamers with intellectual disabilities played alongside influencers, athletes and professional gamers in a Unified eSports tournament held on 30 July 2020 as a fundraiser for Special Olympics Chile. The teams competed in two FIFA 20 matches and attracted media, sponsor and influencer attention.
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One Movement, One Connected World

Special Olympics leaders from the United States and around the world gathered in San Diego, California to plan the expansion of Unified Schools and Unified Champion Schools.
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