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The Work and Joy of Being Officials

A badminton competition starts—men’s doubles between Special Olympics Indonesia and Special Olympics Denmark.
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From the Island of Oahu To the Mainland of Berlin, Germany, Special Olympics Hawaii Athlete Will Officiate Bocce at World Games

Shavanna Mahoe has the distinction of being Hawaii’s first and only Special Olympics athlete who serves as a certified bocce official.
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2023 Berlin World Games International Technical Officials Application Now Open

Special Olympics is seeking candidates located outside of Germany to serve as sports competition International Technical Officials for the 2023 Berlin World Games.
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World Inclusion Day 2021

Jimmy Masina and Lou Lauria discuss Special Olympics federation partnerships and the being an athlete official.
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Special Olympics Georgia Athlete Sets Bar High in Gymnastics as an Athlete and Coach

Special Olympics Georgia athlete Lani DeMello continues to achieve incredible things in athletics and coaching gymnastics.
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My Journey in Athlete Leadership

On and off the field, Kristine Hughes is a champion of inclusion. She’s a Special Olympics athlete, an athlete leader, a certified coach, and an official. She is also the Athlete Leadership Manager and a Sargent Shriver Global Messenger for Special Olympics North Carolina.
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Jimmy Masina, Football Official for the Abu Dhabi 2019 World Games

Jimmy Masina is an athlete leader from South Africa and works as an Office Assistant for Special Olympics Africa.
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