World Summer Games
On the 25th anniversary of the 1995 Special Olympics World Games in New Haven, Connecticut, we celebrate the creation and impact of the Host Town Program.5 Min Read
MedFest is sometimes the first exposure athletes have to medical care and in many cases, life-threatening conditions have been found and subsequently treated.1 Min Read
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 2019.1 Min Read
Special Olympics has launched a revolution in its approach to sport and competition with the roll-out of an exciting new floorball data project. In partnership with the International Floorball Federation (IFF), Special Olympics launched an innovative real-time sports data project at the Invitational Games in Sweden. The Games are taking place from the 1 to the 4 of February and feature 90 floorball players from Sweden, Belgium, Finland and Spain competing across the competition.
Attracting world leaders, celebrities, dignitaries and hundreds of thousands of spectators, the Special Olympics World Games are one of the most powerful and important vehicles for communicating to the world the abilities and gifts of people with intellectual disabilities, the most marginalized population on earth.
Joe Haden, cornerback for the Pittsburg Steelers, had a blast taking part at the Unified Flag Football Clinic at the 2019 World Games in Abu Dhabi.