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You Can Carry the Torch

In the Unified Relay Across America, anyone can help deliver the Flame of Hope to Los Angeles for the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games.

In July, 9 Days of Awesome

In 100 days, the 2015 World Summer Games in Los Angeles kick off. Starting July 25, 7,000 Special Olympics athletes will compete at , and you're invited to cheer them on!

The Flame of Hope is Ignited

A flame that will cross the Atlantic Ocean and travel by relay to Los Angeles for the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games was lit by the sun's rays in Greece.

The Special Olympics World Games Stamp

The U.S. Postal Service's new stamp celebrating the upcoming World Summer Games in Los Angeles is available now.

Our Impact

Special Olympics helps individuals with intellectual disabilities overcome barriers through sports. Every day we empower our athletes to shatter stereotypes and exceed their personal bests on the playing field and in life.

Get Off the Sidelines and Get in the Game

Special Olympics Unified Sports is fun and action for teams of people with and without intellectual disabilities. 

Spotlight on North America

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Carry The Torch

In the Unified Relay Across America, people like you can carry the torch in a coast-to-coast relay to the Special Olympics World Summer Games in Los Angeles. LEARN MORE ››

Powerlifting Training at La Manga

On April 16-18 2015, Special Olympics Powerlifting athlete Dion Thomas along with Special Olympics coaches Todd Youngblood and Chip Hultquist attended the International Powerlifting Federation's (IPF) Powerlifting Coaching Certification Course in La Manga, Spain. Read More ››

Shared Values leads to year-round support in Virginia

Davis & Green Electrical was first introduced to Special Olympics Virginia when one of our employees learned about Over the Edge Richmond and decided to start a fundraising team Read More ››

Coca-ColaSpecial Olympics Founding Partner.

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MicrosoftRevolutionizing information systems that power our games.
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Events Around the WorldGo to the Worldwide Calendar

Unified Relay Across America
Unified Relay

YOU can take part in the Unified Relay Across America presented by Bank of America, an event that will unify the nation.

Floor Hockey Championship
Floor Hockey Playoffs

Join us for the Special Olympics Ontario Provincial Floor Hockey Championships as 24 teams compete to qualify for National Games.

European Football Week
European Football Week

Join us as footballers of all abilities from 12 European teams show their skills on pitches throughout Europe May 30th though June 6th.


Upcoming Events Around the World




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Special Olympics Blog

Jean Vanier, a prophet of humility and simplicity, wins!

Today, the Templeton Foundation gave its most prestigious award to my hero, Jean Vanier.  For Linda and our children and me, he has also been our retreat leader, our teacher of humility, our guide. 

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Posted on 2015-03-11 by Tim

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