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On 22 and 25 June 2020, over 70, adult mentors, National Directors and international Special Olympics staff gathered for the first-ever Special Olympics Europe Eurasia Online Youth Summit.
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Diletta Martinelli, athletics and cross-country skiing champion, with the To The Moon And Back campaign logo.
‘To The Moon And Back’ is the name of the exciting new initiative launched by Special Olympics Italy to keep the movement active now that restrictions in the country are being lifted.
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Athlete Federico Correzzola on the Special Olympics Italy Smart Games banner.
With the world in lockdown over the past months, Special Olympics programmes across Europe Eurasia were forced to cancel or postpone activities to protect the health of athletes and their families.
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A man and three women wearing wet suits and swim hats and goggles on their heads, hold hands and smile as they walk out of the sea together with water splashing around their legs.
The Open Water Swimming competition at the recent Special Olympics Italia Beach Games in Cesenatico offered a truly inspiring vision of what victory really means.
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A woman wearing glasses a red t-shirt stands on a stage holding a microphone facing forward with three women standing in a row beside her and watching her speak.
In early July 2019, Lions Clubs International Foundation—one of Special Olympics largest and most long-standing global partners—offered athletes the opportunity to share our joint message of inclusion at the 102nd Lions Clubs International Convention in Milan.
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Cooperation supported by NBA Legend and Special Olympics Global Ambassador Sam Perkins
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The Special Olympics Italy Unified Cup team had the honor of attending a general audience with His Holiness in the Vatican.
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She was honored for her commitment to use sports to unify and integrate people with and without Intellectual Disabilities.
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Volley Week reinforced a determination to follow his dreams - all the way to the Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019!
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