This excerpt is from Human Race’s article, “From Athlete to Coach – A Dream Chasing Story Spanning 40 Years.”2 Min Read
The Special Olympics World Games 2023 took place this summer from 17 – 25 June in Berlin, Germany. Thousands of athletes, coaches, families and fans descended upon the historic city as Special Olympics athletes competed against one another in 26 different sports. Athletes not only trained and competed, they were able to experience new and different cultures while meeting new people and experience the many resources available to them through Special Olympics and its partners. The week was filled with triumphs on and off the competition fields as the Movement continues to grow and expand becoming even more inclusive through the power of sport.
Down syndrome is the term used to describe a set of cognitive and physical symptoms that can result from having an extra copy or part of a copy of chromosome 21. The theme of World Down Syndrome Day 2023 is “with us not for us.”1 Min Read
Special Olympics volunteers and coaches get together to develop their badminton knowledge and expertise.2 Min Read
Special Olympics is seeking candidates located outside of Germany to serve as sports competition International Technical Officials for the 2023 Berlin World Games.1 Min Read
During the National Games Berlin 2022, Special Olympics and the International Canoe Federation signed a proclamation committing to develop a long-term cooperation plan between the two organizations.2 Min Read