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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We are a happy family


The inclusive inclusive sports project in Turkey funded by the King Baudouin Foundation is getting a thumbs up from parents who see their children flourish on Unified Recreation football teams. 


Football (Soccer)

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Changing the World Through Sport


Special Olympics transforms lives every day, everywhere.


Sport in General

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Meet Abel


Meet Abel, a star basketball player who got even better after he started playing Unified Sports.


Basketball

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Unified Rivalry Series Thriller


The finish of the Michigan versus Michigan State game was one of the most thrilling and improbable in college football history.


Flag Football

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Special Olympics Puerto Rico Football Star


After my son Christian's traumatic brain injury at age 5, we could not have expected his unbelievable success as a Special Olympics soccer player. 


Football (Soccer)

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Jessie and Allie: Power of Unity


Jessie and Allie went to the same school. They lived in the same neighborhood. But they never met until Unified Sports brought them together. 


Football (Soccer)

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Unified Sports Pair Shines on Ice


At the end of January, a Special Olympics North Carolina Unified Sports ice skating pair from Mecklenburg County got the once –in –a-lifetime honor to perform in the 2015 Smuckers’ Skating Spectacular


Figure Skating

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Egypt Athletes Help Boost Tourism


Special Olympics Egypt athletes took part in sports and entertainment events in an Egyptian resort area to promote tourism.


Open Water Swimming

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For the Love of Sport


After my son Christian's traumatic brain injury at age 5, we could not have expected his unbelievable success as a Special Olympics soccer player.


Football (Soccer)

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Families Support Unified in Turkey


Parents value the Unified Schools program in Turkey. "This has helped me and my children become more confident,” said Muradiye Akalar.


Aquatics

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Adam Hays, Cyclist


Special Olympics gives athletes a place to shine.  It's where I met new friends and learned to cycle.


Cycling

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