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Higher ‘Happiness Levels’ and Self-Confidence among Outcomes as Three-Year Sport Initiative Nears Finish

More than 5,000 children with intellectual disabilities have seen an improvement in their overall happiness, motor and social skills as a result of the EEA and Norway Grants-funded project.
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Aerie & Special Olympics: 5th Year of Partnership

Five years of teaming up with Aerie to bolster confidence and foster inclusive communities! Check out the 8 athletes who participated in this year's photo shoot.
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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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Badminton Experts Deliver Shuttle Time Program to Expand Sport in North America

Special Olympics volunteers and coaches get together to develop their badminton knowledge and expertise.
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Special Olympics United Arab Emirates Badminton Players Soar at Expo 2020 Dubai

26 Special Olympics UAE athletes showcased their talents at Expo 2020 Dubai on 8 October 2021.
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Exceptional Parent Magazine Features Special Olympics Fit 5 Workout and Nutrition Tips

Exceptional Parent Magazine featured a four station circuit workout created with the Special Olympics Fit 5 program.
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Celebrating Family Health & Fitness Day with a Special Olympics Health Messenger and his Family

Eric Massey, a 17-year-old Special Olympics athlete and Health Messenger from Memphis, Tennessee, dedicated the past year to his health and fitness journey.
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Nick Turns Isolation During COVID into a New—and Healthy—Start.

Many people with intellectual disabilities live sedentary lives and have unhealthy eating habits. Data collected by Special Olympics shows that 80% of athletes with intellectual disabilities are overweight or obese.
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Let’s Get Active—Gif Edition!

What are short, fun, and seem to be on an endless energetic loop? Gifs of course…and children!
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Rhythmic Gymnastics in the Snow with Special Olympics Finland!

Special Olympics Finland gymnasts weathered snow and ice for their latest outdoor training sessions!
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