Latin America

Hassam Zogaib, Special Olympics Paraguay, takes a break in one of the chairs of the hotel lobby; he’s already wearing his official CONMEBOL jacket and badge. In front of him, adjusting the frame of his phone camera, lies his interviewer: César Becerra, Sports Director at Special Olympics Paraguay. He presses record.
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Hassam Zogaib toma un respiro en una de las sillas del vestíbulo del hotel; ya viste su chaqueta y porta su gafete oficial de la CONMEBOL. Frente a él, apuntándole con su móvil, está su entrevistador: César Becerra, Director de Deportes de Olimpiadas Especiales Paraguay. Presiona grabar.
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Chicago Cubs catcher Willson Contreras and New York Yankees infielder Gleyber Torres express their excitement about being named Global Ambassadors with Special Olympics athletes during Zoom call.
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My journey of being the National Director of Sports for Special Olympics Brazil, a tennis coach and technical delegate coincides with my love of learning.
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La Asociación de Confederaciones Deportivas Panamericanas (ACODEPA) y Olimpiadas Especiales América Latina han iniciado conversaciones para una futura alianza que beneficiará a los atletas de América Latina y fortalecerá las disciplinas deportivas de toda la región.
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Nitzeida was 11 when her mother died and her grandmother took her in, even as some of her siblings were living in the streets of Panama City. These were rough times, but one day Nitzeida saw something that gave her hope.
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Major League Baseball All-Stars Willson Contreras and Gleyber Torres joined Special Olympics as the first MLB players to be named Global Ambassadors.
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For the first time ever in Latin America, gamers with intellectual disabilities played alongside influencers, athletes and professional gamers in a Unified eSports tournament held on 30 July 2020 as a fundraiser for Special Olympics Chile. The teams competed in two FIFA 20 matches and attracted media, sponsor and influencer attention.
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Los #CampeonesDeLaInclusión contribuyen a un mundo más digno, justo e inclusivo para personas con discapacidad intelectual, celebrando la fortaleza que hay en un mundo en donde todos gocemos de los mismos derechos.
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Los #CampeonesDeLaInclusión contribuyen a un mundo más digno, justo e inclusivo para personas con discapacidad intelectual, celebrando la fortaleza que hay en un mundo en donde todos gocemos de los mismos derechos.
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