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  1. ESPN to broadcast 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Los...

    ESPN will partner with LA2015 to broadcast the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games.

    Story | Conversation | April 30, 2014
  2. espnW -- WNBA All-Star Elena Delle Donne named Special Olympics g...

    Pointing to her sister Lizzie as the source of her passion, WNBA All-Star Elena Delle Donne kicks off her mission as a Special Olympics global ambassador.

    Story | Conversation | February 07, 2014
  3. Olympic halfpipe competitor Hannah Teter joins Special Olympics a...

    Colin Bane

    Team USA Olympic halfpipe competitor Hannah Teter named Global Ambassador to Special Olympics

    Story | Conversation | January 30, 2014
  4. Special Olympics close to heart

    Elena Delle Donne

    Hey guys! Just wanted to check in and let you all know what I've been up to. Last night I had the chance to be a guest coach at the New Trier Special Olympics basketball practice. I had so much fun interacting with the athletes and teaching some ...

    Blog | November 13, 2013
  5. Special-needs athletes vulnerable

    Steve Marantz

    A study finds that developmentally disabled children are 4.6 times as likely to be victimized as their nondisabled peers.

    Story | Conversation | October 22, 2013
  6. espnW Women + Sports Summit -- Michelle Kwan finds higher calling...

    Jane McManus

    Michelle Kwan struggled at first to find her way after retiring from figure skating, but her heart led her to the Special Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | October 10, 2013
  7. espnW Women + Sports Summit 2013 -- Day 1

    From Michelle Kwan's keynote speech to an inspiring panel on the Special Olympics, check out pictures from Day 1 of the espnW Women + Sports Summit.

    Photo Gallery | Conversation | October 09, 2013
  8. South Korea shows off Pyeongchang with Special Olympics

    South Korea began showing off its new snow sports mecca at the opening of the Special Olympics on Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | January 29, 2013
  9. Yearbook, July 20: Special Olympics begin

    Patrick Dorsey

    July 20, 1968: On this day 44 years ago, founder Eunice Kennedy Shriver's dream became reality, as the first Special Olympics took place at Soldier Field in Chicago. They're still going strong; this is the opening ceremony from the 2011 Games in Athe...

    Blog | July 20, 2012
  10. Facebook launches special Olympics page

    Patrick Dorsey

    Where can you find Lolo Jones next to Mike Krzyzewski across from Chris Bosh close to Michael Phelps? The Olympic Village, maybe, but that's months off -- and who's going to be there, anyway? Today, anyone can catch all of the most popular interna...

    Blog | June 18, 2012
  11. Penn State Nittany Lions dance marathon goes on without Joe Pater...

    An annual Penn State dance marathon is going on for the first time without longtime head football coach Joe Paterno.

    Story | Conversation | February 17, 2012
  12. Special Olympics gets about $80,000 in donations in Joe Paterno's...

    Special Olympics of Pennsylvania has received about $80,000 in donations in memory of late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno.

    Story | Conversation | February 16, 2012
  13. Special Olympics World Summer Games

    More than 7,000 athletes from more than 180 countries celebrate the start of the Special Olympics World Summer Games.

    Photo Gallery | Conversation | June 26, 2011
  14. Eric LeGrand to help NJ Special Olympics

    Andrea Adelson

    Rutgers coach Greg Schiano has forged a bond with Special Olympics New Jersey, and so have his players. That is especially evident this year. Schiano has served as the honorary head coach for the organization in the past, and his players have come...

    Blog | May 31, 2011
  15. Special Olympics pioneer Sargent Shriver dies at 95

    He was often known as a member of the Kennedy family, through his late wife, Eunice. But Sargent Shriver had his own share of historic achievements. Shriver died Tuesday at a hospital in suburban Washington. He was 95.

    Story | Conversation | January 18, 2011
  16. Skater Michelle Kwan elected to Special Olympics board

    Michelle Kwan has been elected to the Special Olympics' international board of directors.

    Story | Conversation | December 06, 2010