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ESPN’s Groundbreaking Coverage of Special Olympics World Winter Games Begins March 18 From AustriaFebruary 17, 2017
ESPN’s World Winter Games coverage includes live three-hour Opening Ceremony featuring Parade of Athletes, Special Guests and musical performances from multi-Grammy Award-Winner Jason Mraz and Grace VanderWaal. Nightly Special Olympics World Winter Games 2017 program to bring viewers stories, competition showcase, interviews and more throughout the Games.
Special Performances Announced for the 2017 Special Olympics World Winter GamesFebruary 17, 2017
Performances by Jason Mraz and Grace VanderWaal have been announced for the 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games Opening Ceremony in Austria on March 18. Princess Charlene of Monaco, Hannah Teter, Apolo Ohno, Dikembe Mutumbo, Michelle Kwan, Sam Perkins, Jillian Michaels, Louie Van Amstel and many more will attend Games.
Special Olympics US Delegates Make Case of Impact and Advocate for Critical Funding on Capitol HillFebruary 16, 2017
Special Olympics athletes, Program leaders, Unified Partners, and family members from 39 US states and the District of Columbia converged on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, on February 15 for Special Olympics’ 15th annual “Capitol Hill Day.”