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Cooperation supported by NBA Legend and Special Olympics Global Ambassador Sam Perkins
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A group of young people in yellow and white t-shirts stand behind an 'ESPN and Special Olympics Unified Sports' banner facing the camera on an indoor court.
Participants at the recent ESPN-sponsored Unified Football Tournament in Bosnia and Herzegovina experienced not only the joy of football, but also moments of inclusion, connection and generosity.
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Runners in red t-shirts running towards the camera across a finish line.
What do Special Olympics athletes and supporters, Downton Abbey actor Jim Carter OBE and Olympic champion Sir Mo Farah have in common?
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Logo for the Special Olympics World Winter Games Sweden 2021 accompanied by a photo of a skier in motion on the snow.
Fair and equal access to health care for those with intellectual disabilities is set to be a major focus of the 2021 Special Olympics World Winter Games in Sweden.
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Eleven women wearing orange and white football kits stand in front of a football/soccer net on a football pitch.
More than 150 players from across Europe were greeted as true champions at the Closing Ceremony of the recent Special Olympics European 8-a-side Football Tournament in Tilburg, The Netherlands.
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Two female footballers on the pitch trying to take control of the ball.
The month of June is an amazing time for Special Olympics footballers and football fans all across the globe.
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In a line of female athletes standing on a stage with medals around their necks, one shakes hand with a female standing on the ground.
Players at the recent Special Olympics European Football Tournament were not only cheered on by friends, fans and families, they were also supported by international football star Célia Šašić.
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Female football/soccer player kicks the ball towards two male players on a football pitch.
Football fields all across Europe are coming alive with activity this summer, as women and girls with and without intellectual disabilities claim their rightful place on the pitch.
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A cut-out photo of two female footballers high-fiving with colourful graphics in the background.
‘Keep Up With the Girls’ is a brand new European Union-supported project aimed at getting women and girls with and without intellectual disabilities (ID) involved in football.
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European Football Week 2019
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