Unified Sports

Special Olympics athlete Daina Hannah at X-Games with Hanna Teter showing off medals.
Special Olympics Unified Snowboarding is returning to X Games Aspen for a fifth straight year!
1 Min Read
Unified Basketball team on the court in a row for a group photo.
This diverse group of accomplished athletes—including four individuals competing in Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019—will tip-off in an inclusive game with NBA and WNBA legends and players on February 15.
3 Min Read
A volunteer holding athletes hands and giving him words of encouragement and smiling at one another.
Raymond S. Kellis High School in Arizona is setting an example for inclusive schools all over the country through its commitment to Special Olympics Unified Sports®.
1 Min Read
Four different images with two people in each smiling and showing friendly support of one another.
142 youth leaders with and without intellectual disabilities are the recipients of a second round of Special Olympics Youth Innovation grants, resulting in 84 Youth Innovation Projects.
3 Min Read
The Egyptian Unified Football team and the Egyptian President lined with 3 Egyptian flags on each side.
Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, the president of Egypt, has awarded Special Olympics Egypt's female Unified Football team the Order of Sports Merit for the first time in history.
1 Min Read
Team mantes all in preparing for a play. Athletes on a field with their coach.
ESPN coverage of the Special Olympics USA National Games 2018 in Seattle, WA; Raymond S Kellis High School's Unified Soccer Team represented the state of Arizona.
2:39
Shay Dagan Plessman presenting Israeli President Reuven Rivlin with a Special Olympics football.
Unified football and judo followed by an official reception at the residence of the President were just some of the highlights of the recent launch of Special Olympics Israel.
1 Min Read
Three team players on the field, one coming into the group for an embrace and two give each others a high-five. Additional players are on the field in the background.
In Chicago, one of my responsibilities was to interview athletes, families, and volunteers. As a result, I had the great opportunity to write athlete stories of determination, loyalty, and bravery.
2 Min Read
Full group including WWE star, athletes, and volunteers on the court posing for a group photo in front of a WWE and Special Olympics backdrop.
“Because when WWE and Special Olympics get together, WE GET HYPED!”
1 Min Read
Boy smiling sitting on bleachers holding a basketball wearing a red Special Olympics tank top with a team sign, "Hurricanes" in the background.
Taublieb Films came to Portland, Maine from Malibu, California a couple weeks ago to film us.
1 Min Read