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Unified Sports

Special Olympics World Games Santiago 2027 Announcement Makes Headlines Around the World

Special Olympics Board Chair Dr. Timothy Shriver poses with Special Olympics athletes during the press event to announce that Santiago, Chile will be the host site for the 2027 Special Olympics World Games.
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Special Olympics Athletes and Refugees Team Up for Unified Football in Spain

Inclusivity took center stage in Seville, Spain on 25 April 2024, as Special Olympics Andalucía football players and refugees from the local Refugee Reception Center came together for an exhibition match.
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Special Olympics welcomes Paraguay into the Global Leadership Coalition for Inclusion

Paraguay made history by becoming the inaugural South American nation to join the Special Olympics Global Leadership Coalition for Inclusion.
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Fostering Inclusion: Launch of Special Olympics Unified Champion Schools

The launch of the Special Olympics Unified Champion Schools® (UCS) Project in South Africa marked a historic moment in the nation's journey towards fostering inclusivity and acceptance.
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The National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (NIAAA) and Special Olympics Officially Launch Partnership

The organizations join forces to ensure the implementation of quality and inclusive sports programs for students of all abilities.
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Advancing Inclusive Education in Kosovo with Unified Sports Opportunities

Special Olympics Global Leadership Coalition for Inclusion welcomes Kosovo at signing ceremony in Pristina
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Special Olympics Michigan Sets Standard with Two Teams at NIRSA Championships at State-Of-The-Art Facilities

It’s a crisp sunny day in late spring at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The 2024 NIRSA National Basketball Championships are taking place and two teams from Michigan are in town looking to bring home the championship.
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Inclusion and 10 Years of ESPN Partnership Celebrated at Perth Amboy High School

The gymnasium at Perth Amboy High School is at capacity with the student body, gearing up for the traditional students vs. teachers basketball game.
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Sport as a Catalyst for Inclusive Education: The Role of Special Olympics

As the world celebrates the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace on 6 April, it's a moment to truly grasp the profound impact that sports have in uplifting those often sidelined within their communities and nations.
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New Sport Partnership Driving Special Olympics Golfers to the Game

The following is an article published by the International Sports Press Association (AIPS) on the growth and development of Special Olympics golfers and the sport of golf through Special Olympics’ partnership with Topgolf:
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