Partners

Johanna Schoeneck standing outside by a tree.
Special Olympics athlete, Johanna Schoeneck, makes it her mission to keep those with intellectual and developmental disabilities safe during the coronavirus outbreak.
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Image in blue and purple that reads: Staying fit at home BINGO | Special Olympics Health - Made possible by Golisano Foundation & Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Staying Fit at Home can be FUN with BINGO! The board is filled with links to workouts and other exciting activities. Each week, we challenge you to fill out the ENTIRE board and have fun while doing it.
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Female athlete playing tennis; taking a swing at the ball during a game.
In an exciting first, Special Olympics has worked with our partner, the International Tennis Federation (ITF) to create a free e-learning course called an "Introduction to Coaching Players with Intellectual Disabilities" for the ITF’s online learning platform the ITF Academy.
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Kenny Mayne reporting for ESPN in 1998
Alison Smith, Special Olympics Connecticut athlete, recently interviewed her long-time friend Kenny Mayne, Anchor on ESPN’s SportsCenter.” They discussed keeping positive while staying home due to the spread of COVID-19/coronavirus.
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Special Olympics Missouri athlete Arthur Murphy poses with Kansas City Chiefs Head Coach Andy Reid.
On Saturday, April 25, Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) athlete and SOMO Hall of Famer, Arthur Murphy, of Independence, will be “announcing a pick” during the 2020 NFL Draft.
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A large group of students sitting on bleachers.
Hasbro and Special Olympics Partner for Unified Schools Programming
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Athlete kicking a ball. Text reads: The confidence to dream big
Special Olympics, the international sports body that represents athletes with intellectual disabilities, claims that its new partnership with Gallagher, the US insurance company, will go beyond the 100,000 events it runs each year, and is hopeful of attracting new sponsors even in the current uncertain global climate.
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Stephanie flexing her biceps.
Stephanie Ching has been a tenacious Special Olympics athlete for more than 25 years and has the medals to prove it!
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Vince shows his muscles.
Vince Egan, a 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games gold medal winner in alpine skiing from Colorado, competes in five Special Olympics sports and coaches youth basketball.
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School of Strength Athletes pose with WWE Superstar Becky Lynch
On 25 March, NBC’s TODAY Show hosts Al Roker and Craig Melvin featured the brand new Special Olympics School of Strength fitness campaign in a new segment called #UpliftTODAY, designed to spread positivity.
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