Special Olympics
03/26/2017 at 19:35. Facebook
It's simple, you can't do your best, when you are feeling the worst. Learn why Healthy Athletes at the Special Olympics World Games 2017 is a game-changer:

The Real Game-Changer at World Games – The Playbook

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Special Olympics
03/26/2017 at 14:00. Facebook
Tune-in TODAY at 2:00 pm for the Best of the Special Olympics World Games 2017 on ABC Television Network!
Special Olympics
03/26/2017 at 13:35. Facebook
She just does not disappoint. Check out Special Olympics USA's Daina Shilt's gold medal winning run at the Super Giant Slalom event at the Special Olympics World Games 2017 ➡ [ Es.pn Link ]

Shilts does not disappoint in gold medal run - ESPN Video

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Special Olympics
03/26/2017 at 10:30. Facebook
The Special Olympics World Games 2017 concluded yesterday, but the impression we made on the world will last a lifetime. Enjoy these highlights from our first day of competition:

Special Olympics highlights: Day 1 - ESPN Video

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Special Olympics
03/25/2017 at 20:35. Facebook
Though he's not competing, Special Olympics Southern California's Dustin Plunkett has been making a name for himself at the Special Olympics World Games 2017.

More on Dustin's time as a co-anchor with ESPN: [ Es.pn Link ]
Special Olympics
03/25/2017 at 16:30. Facebook
Born in an area in the Middle East with limited access to help children with special needs, Mina & his family moved to the Netherlands where he now thrives.

Last week, he led the Parade of Athletes in the Opening Ceremony of the Special Olympics World Games 2017!

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Special Olympics
03/25/2017 at 11:00. Facebook
For the first time, after a 6-hour bus ride for ice time at the only public ice rink in India, Shikha Rani's father will see her perform ahead of her trip to the Special Olympics World Games 2017. Her story ➡ [ Es.pn Link ]
Special Olympics
03/24/2017 at 21:30. Facebook
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03/24/2017 at 20:12. Facebook
And that's a wrap from the Special Olympics World Games 2017! Thank you to our athletes, families, fans, volunteers and wonderful hosts!
Special Olympics
03/24/2017 at 11:00. Facebook
Earlier this week ESPN introduced us to Kenneth from Costa Rica & showed us how important it is to stand back up in the face of incredible hardship. Yesterday, Kenneth's coach surprised him with something amazing.

Watch now ⬇⬇⬇

Rising from the ashes

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Special Olympics
03/24/2017 at 10:45. Facebook
After an incredible test of strength, determination, and over 3 hours of play, for the 1st time ever, both the all-female unified team from Bangladesh & the unified team from Iran, were awarded gold!

Triumphant Bangladesh hockey team is profile in perseverance

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Special Olympics
03/23/2017 at 21:45. Facebook
They got their start playing with broomsticks & cut pieces of tire--Their dedication left a mark on the Special Olympics World Games 2017. Meet Kenya's Floor Hockey team:

Floor hockey a positive for Kenyan Special Olympics athletes - ESPN Video

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Special Olympics
03/23/2017 at 21:00. Facebook
Some moments you just can't miss. Coach Luke Fitzpatrick first met Kristian Sandercoe when when he was a teen, and despite his best effort to not come watch Kristian compete at the Special Olympics World Games 2017, he just couldn't stay away!

The surprise for Australia's Kristian Sandercoe that was almost foiled

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Special Olympics
03/23/2017 at 19:40. Facebook
"This is what AWESOME looks like."

IGM Jason Gieschen chose to focus on his health & turn his life around. Here is Jason's story, in his own words, from a speech he gave during a Unified Talk at the Special Olympics World Games 2017 ➡ [ Bit.ly Link ]
Special Olympics
03/23/2017 at 18:54. Facebook
BREAKING--After going scoreless for over 3 hours & 20+ periods, both the all-female team from Bangladesh and Team Iran were awarded GOLD!
Special Olympics
03/23/2017 at 15:45. Facebook
We had a blast at last night's World Dance Competition at the Special Olympics World Games 2017! Check out some of the highlights below ⬇⬇⬇
Special Olympics
03/23/2017 at 14:00. Facebook
"I wanted to show that people with developmental disabilities could achieve something like this...There's more [for them to do] than just, like, bowling." -Tony Charles

In 2010, Tony helped organize a club for members to hike all 46 peaks of the Adirondack Mountains--Special Olympics USA skier John Piestrzynski was among these members.

For U.S. World Games skier, conquering goals is a habit

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Special Olympics
03/23/2017 at 11:00. Facebook
"He found out what to do with all that energy he had and how to get ideas across, and people actually started listening to him. That's a powerful thing when someone listens to you." -Beth Shimoda on her son Tommy who is competing with Special Olympics USA at the Special Olympics World Games 2017

Speedskating the perfect outlet for Tommy Shimoda

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Special Olympics
03/23/2017 at 08:34. Facebook
Tune-in NOW to ESPN3 for LIVE coverage of Slalom Alpine Skiing & Snowboarding Competition at the Special Olympics World Games 2017!
Special Olympics
03/22/2017 at 21:00. Facebook
"Under the surface, we are family"

Everyday, we challenge perceptions & prejudices. Choose to include.

A difference of degree - ESPN Video

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