Unified Sports

During the ESPN broadcast of the DC United verses New England Revolution game on Friday, July 12, 2019, Special Olympics Unified soccer teams that also took to the field were covered in the primetime halftime report. The unified event took place as part of the Global Week of Inclusion in partnership with Major League Soccer (MLS) and ESPN.
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Five young people in traditional costumes pose on a stage with grass and a blue sky in the background.
June was a very exciting month for Special Olympics Russia which launched the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) ‘Play Unified. Learn Unified.’ project in not one, but five cities across the country!
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WWE pro stars and Singapore athletes play Bocce on a court outside.
It’s not every day that WWE Superstars join your public speaking practice, so when Braun Strowman and Alexa Bliss walked into a classroom in Singapore, it definitely became a day to remember!
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Two basketball teams on the court, one in red and white and the other in orange and white.
The 2019 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Abu Dhabi proved to be a life-changing experience for the athletes, unified partners and coaches of Team Singapore. Be inspired by their journey of courage and determination.
six images of young adults and kids performing in activities outside.
The Kenyan government estimates that over 3 million people of its population have a disability which exemplifies the need for Special Olympics Unified Schools.
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What Does Inclusion Look Like?
“Inclusion teaches everyone love and kindness and empathy.” Join us—and make the world a better place!
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A group of students stand on stage celebrating with their hands up.
ESPN honored one school in Mexico City for their commitment to high standards of inclusion through the Unified Champion School model.
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A young girls in a yellow t-shirt holds a red football. Her eyes are closed and she is shouting in glee.
The Young Athletes programme in Moldova is going from strength to strength.
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Cooperation supported by NBA Legend and Special Olympics Global Ambassador Sam Perkins
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