Special Olympics

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an athletic contest modeled after the Olympic Games but intended for mentally or physically handicapped persons

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At Special Olympics we believe everyone has a role to play in ensuring inclusion," said Timothy Shriver, chairman of Special Olympics International.
He will also participate in the NBA Cares Special Olympics Unified Basketball Game, supported by Shamma Bint Suhail Al Mazrouei, UAE Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Chair of the Special Olympics UAE board.
It stays here in southern Illinois to put on the activities for all the men and women who take part in Special Olympics," Rice said.
In Uganda, Special Olympics Healthy Communities partnered with the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) to bring healthcare to people with ID.
My life has completely changed and now I am fully involved in all the activities of Special Olympics.
Ayman Abdel-Wahab, Regional Head of Special Olympics International, said that the winning of Sayyid Faisal bin Turki al- Said, will be an addition to the movement of the Special Olympics, since the International Advisory Committee with the Board of Directors have the task of strategic planning and Sayyid Faisal has all the capabilities for that, including his long experience that is directly related to the activities of the Special Olympics for years.
Milano and 40 volunteers he recruited, provided free dental exams, oral hygiene instruction, and mouth guards to 165 Special Olympics athletes.
A portion of the new funds will be directed to Special Olympics Programs around the world to help grow Unified Sports initiatives, as well as to enhance Special Olympics Unified Sports branding and marketing initiatives to increase awareness of the program.
Special Olympics Namibia will be sending a delegation, which will include the Global Youth Activation Team, the Clinical Director for Special Olympics Namibia, the Global Family Leader and the Global Messenger with his mentor.
Special Olympics West Midlands regional chair and event organiser Elaine Daykin said: "This was a wonderful opportunity for all of our athletes who train year-round to be able to compete and achieve.
Chairman of the Egyptian delegation Abdel-Wahab Mahmoud has long been involved with Special Olympics.
Summary: Rabat - Princess Lalla Amina, Chairwoman of Special Olympics Morocco and member of the international Advisory Council of Special Olympics, arrived on Thursday in Cairo to take part in the Advisory Council meeting of Special Olympics for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), due on January 20-23.
Procter & Gamble Gulf (P&G Gulf) today announced its support campaign for the Special Olympics Middle East and North Africa (MENA) for the 6th consecutive year, helping to make the lives of those with physical and mental challenges a little easier and their dreams more achievable.
STURBRIDGE - Local Special Olympics athlete Jacob Soper was honored last week by the Walmart at Hobbs Brook with a donation of a medallion in Jacob's name for the Special Olympics Champions Tribute Wall.
IRISH taxpayers have been conned into handing over hundreds of thousands of euro to support 11,000 Special Olympics athletes who didn't exist.
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