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European Basketball Week
Athlete with a blue Play Unified shirt on and a gold European Basketball medal hanging down.
European Basketball Week takes place in November every year with thousands of athletes taking part in hundreds of events!
Funded by the Erasmus+ programme of the European Union and supported by Toyota Motors Europe, the tournament was organized by Special Olympics Italy in partnership with a local organising committee in Sansepolcro.
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16 delegations participated in the Special Olympics European Unified Youth Basketball tournament 2022.
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16 countries compete at major Special Olympics basketball tournament featuring players with and without intellectual disabilities
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The website gathered training videos, events, profile cards and news stories on a unique platform to provide a hybrid online-offline experience of European Basketball Week 2021.
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Special Olympics launched Faces of Basketball, a unique online-offline activity hub and campaign.
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Special Olympics Europe Eurasia has today—on the International Day of Persons with Disabilities—announced that the first ever European Unified Youth Basketball Tournament will take place in Sansepolcro, Italy in October 2021.
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Special Olympics athlete-coaches from SO Belgium (Tamara) and SO Germany (Andre) made their mark at the Unified Basketball Tournament held in Munich, Germany from 28 – 30 November.
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What do NBA legend Sam Perkins, Prime Minister of Estonia Jüri Ratas and Special Olympics athlete Artur Pool all have in common?
NBA legend, Sam Perkins, flew into Europe to celebrate European Basketball Week 2018 with Special Olympics athletes in Estonia and he had a very clear message: go out and have fun!
Between 24 November and 2 December, almost 19,000 players will take part in 250 local and national events across 35 European countries.
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