Football

Njegoš Mihajlović, athlete leader and Special Olympics medallist has become the first person with intellectual disabilities to enrol in a University in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
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Moeti Clement Sethunya takes a well-rounded approached to coaching football (soccer) and floor hockey at Special Olympics South Africa using it as a building block to athlete employment.
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My name is Rob van Someren Brand, and I’m a football coach for Special Olympics Germany in Berlin.
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Michel needed a job to support his mother and younger siblings, but he had yet to develop the social and adaptive skills that are so necessary in the workplace. Among other things, he had to adapt to working and communicating with a variety of people.
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Football star Seamus Coleman backs campaign to support players during Covid-19 crisis.
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This year, European Football Week goes digital. Welcome to Faces of Football!
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Winning Gold at the Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles 2015
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Independiente del Valle, the Ambassador Team of Special Olympics Ecuador and current champion of the South American Cup, unveiled their official uniform for the 2020 season, in an emotional event where Special Olympics athletes shone the brightest.
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FC Shakhtar footballers Andriy Pyatov and Danylo Sikan are moved by the “heroism” of Special Olympics athletes, parents and coaches as they visit the award-winning ‘Come on, Play!’ project in Kharkiv, Ukraine.
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One very special day in late 2019, a group of athletes from Special Olympics Israel had the experience of a lifetime. They escorted the players of Hapoel Haifa onto the pitch ahead of a national championship match!
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