Exercise

International Day of Yoga
Celebrate the International Day of Yoga with Special Olympics on 21 June! Yoga is important to Special Olympics athletes around the world. It is a great way to relax before an important competition or focus before a practice.
Three athletes sitting on a platform working out.
Amidst the COVID-19 crisis, athletes across the Europe Eurasia region have been looking for ways to keep active and stay connected to their communities.
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Special Olympics athletes playing bocce
My name is James Kropp, and I am a Special Olympics athlete competing in bocce and bowling. I have won many medals, including a gold in bocce.
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A photo of a hand holding a phone with the Sprout app activating.
The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities gives people with intellectual disabilities (ID) the inalienable right to health care of the highest standards. In a similar vein, a person with ID is not inherently unhealthy.
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Three athletes gather for the SPROUT app launch.
Special Olympics Asia Pacific has partnered with a team of tech giants including Microsoft to develop an inclusive fitness app geared specifically to individuals with intellectual disabilities.
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