Europe/Eurasia

Two women sit among a group of children all wearing matching blue t-shirts.
Katelyn Garbin from Oslo, Norway has grown from a talented young Special Olympics gymnast into Head Coach of the Norwegian Rhythmic Gymnastics team. And her mother and niece are right by her side driving forward the growth of Special Olympics gymnastics in Norway!
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A man and three women wearing wet suits and swim hats and goggles on their heads, hold hands and smile as they walk out of the sea together with water splashing around their legs.
The Open Water Swimming competition at the recent Special Olympics Italia Beach Games in Cesenatico offered a truly inspiring vision of what victory really means.
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Special Olympics Italia Unified Beach Sports Games
Special Olympics Italy hosted the first Beach Games to be held in Europe Eurasia and supported by Lions Clubs International.
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A group of panelists in a group photo
Universal Health Advocates Commit to Ensure Children and Persons with Disabilities—The Mission Billion in Universal Health Coverage—Are Not Left Behind
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A team of unified Russian football players
Shuya, Russia—Special Olympics Russia hosted an All-Russian Youth Football and Unified Football Tournament with more than 100 participants—with and without intellectual disabilities—representing six regions of the Russian Federation.
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A group of five people stand holding a white banner that reads 'Play Unified. Learn Unified.' with the sea and blue sky in the background.
Special Olympics Serbia was among the national programme teams that attended the recent Unified Champion Schools National Conference in San Diego, California.
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A woman stands at the centre of the photo with her arm open pointing towards a queue system. A group of people in bibs are standing at red desks waiting to serve.
Public interest in volunteering at the Special Olympics World Winter Games Sweden 2021 is growing every day.
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A group in red football kits stand on a football pitch with their arms around each other facing the camera smiling.
Speaking at his team’s Gothia Special Olympics Trophy debut in Gothenburg, Special Olympics Sweden athlete, Joakim Lantz discusses what it takes to be a good leader.
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A team in blue football kits gather together in front of the goals on a pitch with their hands in the air.
Through the power of football, a strong bond has developed between SKF and Special Olympics France athletes.
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