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Flame of Hope

Special Olympics Announces Historic 1 Billion US Dollars Fundraising Milestone from Law Enforcement

For nearly 45 years thousands of law enforcement officers around the world have raised money for local Special Olympics programs
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The Torch Run is on the Move

On 7 June, the Special Olympics Flame of Hope was lit in Athens, Greece and then began making its way to the Special Olympics World Games Berlin 2023. This flame, carried by members of the 2023 LETR Final Leg, will light the cauldron during Opening Ceremonies to mark the official start to the Games.
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The Flame is Lit for World Games Berlin 2023

The moment has come: The Special Olympics Flame of Hope™ was lit by a high priestess in Athens, Greece, in a solemn ceremony at the historic temple Zappeion Megaron.
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18 Teams Showcase Inclusion During Football Championship

More than 200 delegates from 12 countries took part in the inaugural Special Olympics International Football Championship held in Chennai, from 3 August to 6 August 2019.
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Special Olympic World Games 2019: The Meaning behind the Flame of Hope

Since the first Torch Run at the Olympic Games in 1936, the Torch Run is one of the most important parts of the Opening Ceremony.
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Watch the Flame of Hope Lighting Ceremony

During a moving ceremony in Athens, Greece the Flame of Hope torch was lit by the rays of the sun as the first part of its journey to the Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019.
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Lighting of Flame of Hope in Athens, Greece

Flame is bound for Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019.
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