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Special Olympics Continues to get Active in Winter Sports

The International Ski and Snowboard Federation (FIS) shared the following excerpt about Special Olympics’ involvement in World Snow Day and the Special Olympics Great Britain Winter Games in Italy.
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Special Olympics – Five Days in Folgaria

A new sports documentary following the athletes, coaches and volunteers of Special Olympics Great Britain has been released globally by BBC Sport.
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Special Olympics Great Britain Athlete, Matthew Brough, Takes Us Through His Experiences as a Tennis Champion, Coach, and Motivational Speaker

On this week’s episode of Inclusion Revolution Radio, podcast host Novie Craven spoke with Special Olympics Great Britain athlete, Matthew Brough, about his success around the sport of tennis as both an athlete and as a coach.
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‘Don’t be frightened and go for every shot!’

Competing against the best players in the world on one of the most iconic tennis courts was a major highlight for a group of Special Olympics tennis players selected to compete at the Players with Intellectual Impairments Championship at the recent Australian Open.
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Serving Up Inclusion at the Australian Open 2024

At the Australian Open 2024, players of differing abilities will soon take to the courts to compete at the second edition of the Players with Intellectual Impairments (PWII) Championship.
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New Members of Regional Athlete Leadership Council Elected

Six individuals to represent Special Olympics Europe Eurasia athletes from 2024 to 2027
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Athlete Leader Kiera Byland Featured in Photo Spread in Rarity Life Magazine

Rarity Life Magazine features athlete leader Kiera Byland in a photo spread and in depth article.
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Special Olympics Tennis Player Lily Mills selected for Australian Open Persons with Intellectual Impairment Championships

Three-time Special Olympics (SO) World Games gold medalist, Lily Mills, has been selected as a wildcard for the Australian Open Persons with Intellectual Impairment Championships.
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Special Olympics Athletes Become History Makers in Participating in First UCI World Championships

Four Special Olympics Great Britain athletes recently made history by taking part in a demonstration race at the first ever Glasgow 2023 UCI Cycling World Championships.
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Zhou Guanyu Takes Time to Support Special Olympics Athletes

Formula 1 driver and Special Olympics Global Ambassador Zhou Guanyu made a stop in Berlin at the Special Olympics World Games on 25 June.
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