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Latest News and Press Releases

Special Olympics and MetLife Foundation Announce International Partnership

April 27, 2017

MetLife announces a $1.5 million, three year international partnership to expand Special Olympics Young Athletes across Europe, the Middle East and North Africa (“EMEA”).

Panama Makes Strong Commitment to Supporting Rights of People with Disabilities

April 22, 2017

As part of the III Latin American Games with the funding of the Inter-American Development Bank and the support of the Government of the Republic of Panama, Special Olympics Latin America held the International Sport for Development Forum on “Inclusive Strategies for Equity.”

Spectacular Ceremony Launches Official Countdown to Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019

March 25, 2017

Closing Ceremony in Graz, Austria, celebrated the conclusion to this year’s Special Olympics World Winter Games and the start of the countdown to Abu Dhabi becoming the first Middle East host of a flagship global sports and humanitarian event.

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