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Major Special Olympics competitions around the world each year bring together athletes, families, coaches and fans. Get results from past games here.Overview of Special Olympics Competitions, Results and Schedules »

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The World Games

Alternating between summer and winter, the Special Olympics World Games are one of the world's largest sporting events, drawing as many, if not more, athletes than the Olympics. Every two years since 1968, athletes from more than 100 million nations have gathered to celebrate sport and showcase the abilities of people with intellectual disabilites. This prominent world stage brings attention to the Special Olympics movement and helps create positive, sometimes lifesaving policy change for people with intellectual disabilities in countries around the world.

ذو القعدة 14 - 20 2014 European Summer Games Antwerp, Belgium
رمضان 11 - 12 2014 2014 Canada Games Vancouver, Canada
شعبان 16 - 21 2014 2014 USA Games New Jersey, USA
شعبان 8 - 8 2014 2014 Southern California Summer Invitational Games Southern California
محرم 28 - 6 2013 2013 Asia Pacific Regional Games Newcastle, Australia
ربيع الأول 17 - ربيع الأول 24 2013 2013 Winter Games PyeongChang, South Korea
ذو القعدة 5 - 23 2012 SONA Softball Invitational Tournament Oklahoma City, OK
شوال 24 - 17 2012 World Aquatics Invitational 2012 San Juan, Puerto Rico
رجب 16 - 9 2012 North America Golf Invitational Litchfield Park, Arizona
شوال 25 - 26 2011 North America Golf Invitational Port St. Lucie, Florida
رجب 23 - شعبان 3 2011 2011 Summer Games Athens, Greece

Regional Games

All across the world these Games represent the best of what Special Olympics is all about- showcasing the tremendous capabilities of people with intellectual disabilities.

Special Olympics operates in seven distinct parts of the world, and the games each Special Olympics Region holds are competitive and communal at the same time.

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Suneedhi: a Girl, a Clinic, a Dream

For a dental surgeon such as myself, screening was just the first step! i felt we needed to go beyond examinations to ensuring people with intellectual disability got any treatment that they needed. I felt I could help more. read more »

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