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Our Special Olympics swimmers experienced something special: they competed in a joint relay with the stars of the scene at the FINA World Cup in Berlin—an important sign for inclusion and equality.
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10 October marks 250 days until the kickoff of the Special Olympics World Games Berlin 2023! Hear from some of the athletes competing about what they are most looking forward to when they arrive in Germany.
With 13 international delegations travelling to Berlin, the National Games became an occasion to compete, socialize and prepare for the most keenly awaited Special Olympics event of the last few years: Special Olympics World Games Berlin 2023.
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During the National Games Berlin 2022, Special Olympics and the International Canoe Federation signed a proclamation committing to develop a long-term cooperation plan between the two organizations.
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Today, the Berlin Local Organizing Committee announced its Host Town Program, the largest communal inclusion project in Germany’s history.
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As part of a global mission to build inclusive communities for all, Special Olympics Europe Eurasia has announced a two-year agreement with The UPS Foundation to support Special Olympics inclusive programming and grass-roots activities.
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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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Excitement was in the air as Berlin, Germany officially became the host for the next Special Olympics World Games in 2023.
The Special Olympics World Games offer the opportunity to unite the world like no other event can.
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This year’s annual NBA Cares Special Olympics Unified basketball game during NBA All-Star weekend was full of fun, talent and excitement. Special Olympics assembled 12 international players to gather in Charlotte, NC to represent their countries, cities and a global movement of inclusion. The players were broken up into two teams of five Special Olympics athletes, with intellectual disabilities. Each team was joined by four international sport celebrities without intellectual disabilities to create a “home” and an “away” team for the Unified basketball game.
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