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4364 basketball players

are currently registered with Special Olympics. Basketball is one of the newest sports to be added to our roster.

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.

Team Canada

Competition is now underway and Team Canada is pumped to make everyone proud!


Last night’s incredible Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles 2015 Opening Ceremony was a huge thrill for Special Team Canada 2015 (‪#‎SOTeamCanada15‬). Walking into the stunning Los Angeles Coliseum setting and seeing the cheering crowd of thousands made the team light up with pride, and 10-pin bowler Jordan Miner felt choked up with the incredible emotion of the moment. Thanks to Honorary Coach Mark Tewksbury and Justin Bieber for walking in with Team Canada to make this big moment extra special!

Check out more photos here.