STORIES TO INSPIRE

Every day around the world, the courageous spirit of Unified Sports is hard at work, inspiring others and changing the world one pass, shot and high-five at a time. Through these stories, we show just what an impact real teamwork can have.

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Billboards Appear in Poland to Support Special Olympics


On Wednesday, November 16th, at 250 locations in Poland (18 cities) unique billboards that encourage to cheer and support Special Olympics athletes, have appeared.


Sport in General

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Belgium's Red Devils Play Unified


Special Olympics Athletes Join Belgium’s Red Devils for Play Unified Match!


Football (Soccer)

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Farrington High School Friends Program


Farrington High School Friends Program takes on the challenge every school year to #BETHECHANGE. Students with intellectual disabilities along with th...


Flag Football

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Unified Sports Has Changed My Daughters Life


Unified Sports Has Changed My Daughters Life


Volleyball

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What Does It Mean to Play Unified?


In the spring of 2014, I took the court for my first Unified basketball practice through the Duke University Special Olympics. I came with all sorts of expectations and plans: I’d work on passing the ball and ease up on defense; it didn’t matter if I was out of shape, because surely we wouldn’t do actual sprints; I’d be a teacher, a leader, and a role model.


Basketball

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Unified on the Slopes of Aspen


Professional snowboarder Hannah Teter spent an afternoon in Colorado with Special Olympics athletes.


Snowboarding

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Experience of a Lifetime


Go behind-the-scenes with a high school Unified soccer team as they train for their biggest competition ever: Special Olympics World Games!! 


Football (Soccer)

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Come Out and Play Unified


What does Playing Unified look like? 


Sport in General

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Unified Sports Recreation Kicks Off


Special Olympics Turkey, in cooperation with the Turkish Football Federation and six football clubs, has launched a Unified Sports Recreation project for 600 children with and without an intellectual disability aged 8-12.


Football (Soccer)

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Value to Volunteer's Life


Since 1 October 2014 Special Olympics Turkey has been running a Unified Schools Program with the support of the Sabanci Foundation.


Sport in General

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Learning from Special Olympics Athletes


I was invited to join the Special Olympics Kenya University of Nairobi club by my classmate who was already a unified partner.


Basketball

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Unified Game Shows Power of Youth


A Lions Club forum becomes an opportunity to learn about inclusion.


Basketball

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Inclusion and Acceptance


My life has changed since I joined Special Olympics Kenya, I appreciate the way the coaches dedicate themselves in giving us consistent training.


Volleyball

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Is It Time?


Is it time to get ready for practice?


Softball

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Everything is Possible


The spirit of the Special Olympics movement, especially the Unified Sport program, brought together two athletes in a unique and heartwarming circumstances.


Bowling

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Europe Shines at NBA Cares Game


Twelve Special Olympics athletes from around the world participating in 13 February's NBA Cares Special Olympics Unified Basketball Game in Toronto, Canada as part of the NBA All-Star Weekend.


Basketball

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