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50 per cent

of Special Olympics athletes work. They are 5 times more likely to work than adults with an intellectual disability not enrolled in Special Olympics.

36,739 children, youth & adults

with an intellectual disability are registered in Special Olympics programs.

Highlights

ATTENTION – TUNE IN ALERT!

Tonight President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama will be hosting “A Celebration of Special Olympics and A Unified Generation” at the White House! A portion of the evening will be broadcast LIVE online! Make sure to tune in to the live-stream portion at 7:30 PM (it will run until roughly 8:35 PM EST). Click [...]

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Special Olympics Canada Officially Unveils Special Olympics Team Canada Logo for 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games

TORONTO, ON,  July 16, 2014 – Special Olympics Canada has officially unveiled Special Olympics Team Canada’s logo for the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games, which will take place in Los Angeles, California from July 25 to August 2, 2015. The official 2015 World Games Team Canada logo was created by long-time Special Olympics Canada [...]

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Special Olympics Canada Announces Official Launch of the Special Olympics Canada Champions Network

Mark Tewksbury, Jamie Salé and Catriona Le May Doan to Co-Chair Network TORONTO, ON, July 11, 2014 – Special Olympics Canada is excited to announce the official launch of its Champions Network. The Special Olympics Canada Champions Network brings together a notable collection of well-known and accomplished celebrities (sport and beyond) to help raise awareness [...]

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The Special Olympics Canada 2014 Summer Games are a Wrap!

The Special Olympics Canada 2014 Summer Games have officially come to a close. The Games were a spectacular array of athletic achievement and competition. The closing ceremonies, held at the Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre, celebrated all the athletes and their successes. The torch was then passed on to the Cornerbrook, Newfoundland and Labrador, who [...]

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