Media Coverage

Adedamola and his sister Princess on stage at the Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles 2015 welcome ceremony.
Adedamola Roberts, 5 times Special Olympics Gold medallist in swimming, shared his thoughts on having a sense of purpose, identify and value in The Guardian Nigeria.
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In an interview for Top of HER Game on Sportsnet, Loretta Clairborne, Special Olympics Board of Directors Vice Chair, recounted her journey from being ignored in school to becoming the voice of millions of Special Olympics athletes.
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Daniel Smrokowski sitting at a round table with his podcast equipment in front of him.
Special Olympics Chief Marketing, Development & Communications Officer Kelli Seely was recently a guest on the FUTRSPRT podcast to discuss the Special Olympics’ collaboration with Pandora called the Special Olympics Champions playlist. She also discussed keeping athletes fit and engaged during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
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Rajah Sy on left with daughter Khadija, a Special Olympics Senegal athlete.
Special Olympics Senegal National Director Rajah Sy calls for a fully inclusive response to the COVID-19 pandemic in Africa.
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Vitals monitor in a hospital room.
After enduring 136 days in the Hospital due to COVID-19, Colby Douglas, a Special Olympics gold-medaling swimmer from New Jersey, was escorted home by a motorcade that included local police officers. He arrived to cheers and well wishes from his family, friends and neighbors.
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Athlete giving a thumbs up at a games event.
COIVD-19 is one of the reasons the city of Liverpool will not be able to host the Great Britain National Games in 2021.
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Loretta speaking onstage.
Loretta Claiborne, Special Olympics Vice Chair of the Board of Directors and Chief Inspiration Officer, was recognized by USA Today in the Women of the Century USA TODAY 100 project.
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Bart Conner with gymnastics athletes in the gym.
Special Olympics Board of Directors member Bart Conner was recently interviewed by Front Office Sports CEO Adam White on a podcast titled Office Hours: Bart Conner, Owner of Bart Conner Gymnastics Academy and Former US Olympian.
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Aaisha Sanaullah, Special Olympics Legal Intern, standing in front of the white house.
Aaisha Sanaullah explains why she pursued a legal internship at Special Olympics in University of Richmond post.
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Adults on the beach playing volleyball.
Special Olympics Russia athlete Katya Sazonova demonstrates the power of sport even during social distancing in a new World Health Organization Europe post.
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