World Games

Five people stand at a podium at the U.S. Senate. They are framed by the U.S. flag on the left side and by the Senate flag on the right side.
On Thursday, 5 March 2020, Members of Congress, the UAE Embassy, and Special Olympics USA athletes from Southern California, Virginia, D.C., Maryland, Ohio, and Connecticut gathered for a screening of The Road to Abu Dhabi, a documentary about the Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019.
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Two women both holding ski poles and smiling in celebration.
The iconic winter sport venues of Östersund and Åre play host to 300 Special Olympics athletes who have come to Sweden to compete in the Special Olympics Invitational Games 2020.
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three women standing next to each other and smiling for a group photo.
The first day of the Sweden Invitational Games, on 1 February 2020, proved to be an exciting and inclusive time for everyone.
A swimmer with a blue swim cap coming out of the water and giving a thumbs up.
Excitement was in the air as Berlin, Germany officially became the host for the next Special Olympics World Games in 2023.
Six Special Olympics representatives standing on stage holding the Berlin signing and posing for group photos.
Berlin, Germany - 30 January 2020: Berlin today became the official host of the 2023 Special Olympics World Games during a ceremony in the German capital.
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German delegation celebrating in a group with their hands up in the air.
The Special Olympics World Games offer the opportunity to unite the world like no other event can.
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This was a big year for Special Olympics. From high-level competitions and high-profile partnerships to the expansion of Unified Sports and Athlete Leadership, the power of inclusion was on full display.
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Woman from Special Olympics Haiti competes in race at the 2019 World Games.
A Very Special Christmas Helps Send 104 Athletes to the 2019 World Games
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Anna McDougal showing off her medal with excitement.
No other organized event in the world has the emotional and social impact of the Special Olympics World Games
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