Europe/Eurasia

Steven Dodd
Most people describe Steven as a leader first; then, as a multi-sport athlete, training hard in a new sport for the 2019 World Games! Steven didn’t get involved in sports for the health benefits and exercise; he got into sports to help someone in need.
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Special Olympics basketball players huddle up during practice the day before the Unified basketball game during NBA All-Star weekend.
Four athletes get big event experience before the World Games.
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For people with intellectual disabilities, the word no is often as familiar in their lives as it is unwelcome.
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Alain Bernard stands smiling at the centre of the photo wearing a red Special Olympics t-shirt. He is surrounded by four Special Olympics France athletes in white Special Olympics t-shirts,a also smiling.
The Special Olympics family has grown a little bigger with the recent announcement that Alain Bernard has joined Special Olympics France as an Ambassador!
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Special Olympics Israel athletes are daring Israel’s most famous sports icons to Play Unified with them, and they’re calling on the public to help make it happen!
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Around 100 conference participants gathered in front of a large screen and Special Olympics branding.
What a year! Did you know that between 2017 and 2018, almost 90,000 people were involved in Special Olympics health and fitness initiatives across Europe Eurasia? Time to learn more about our exciting and diverse health work!
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A Special Olympics athlete having his eyes tested at an Opening Eyes screening.
Petra and Luka Temnikar travelled 140 kilometres across Slovenia to attend a Special Olympics Opening Eyes screening, and it was worth every kilometre!
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Special Olympics coaches and athletes stand in a gym in work-out gear.
Special Olympics Slovenia is currently in its second year of a three-year Healthy Communities Project, within which one of the main focuses is healthy lifestyle promotion.
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Female speaker with a microphone presents powerpoint presentation at the top of a room.
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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Two girls with Lacrosse stick and ball standing in front of net.
Youth leaders have worked with Special Olympics Estonia and the Estonian Lacrosse Federation to organise the country's first Youth Unified Lacrosse event!
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