Large crowd of people in the streets sitting on chairs.
On the 25th anniversary of the 1995 Special Olympics World Games in New Haven, Connecticut, we celebrate the creation and impact of the Host Town Program.
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Four people standing out together holding a banner that reads: Special Olympics Great Britain.
Special Olympics Global Ambassador Padraig Harrington was recently interviewed by Alan Brazil and his colleagues at the Alan Brazil Breakfast Show on talkSPORT, the world’s biggest sports radio station.
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Volunteers and athletes dance together on the sand at the beach at the 2018 Beach Games in Trinidad.
You can find them at events, in offices and all over social media! Special Olympics volunteers are the motor fueling the movement.
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Special Olympics basketball players huddle up during practice the day before the Unified basketball game during NBA All-Star weekend.
Four athletes get big event experience before the World Games.
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The group allows athletes to raise their voices, and provide guidance on the development of Special Olympics as a movement.
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Special Olympics is delighted to announce a new two-year partnership with Kerry Group which will focus on athlete leadership, fundraising and volunteering in Ireland, Great Britain, Netherlands and Poland.
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Special Olympics Ireland has welcomed a new Director of Sport to its family! Karen Coventry succeeds Frances Kavanagh who retired from the position recently after over 25 years of loyal service. Frances was one of the founding members of Special Olympics Ireland in 1978 and, rather fittingly, the baton was handed over from Frances to Karen on International Women's Day earlier this month!
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George Fitzgerald is no stranger to competition. Read about his path from award winning athlete to coach and official.
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As floorball’s popularity grows in our movement across the globe, Dublin played host to a unique Special Olympics coaching seminar.
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Leinster Rugby Welcome Special Olympics Heroes To HQ
Learn how she went from the playing field to membership on the international Special Olympics Sports Rules Advisory Committee.
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