• Golfers enjoy a master class

    Six Scottish thletes enjoyed a golf master class from three-time major winner and Special Olympics Global Ambassador Padraig Harrington.

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  • I will be Victorious. Will you?

    We are launching a new challenge for the year ahead. Pick from over 40 great sporting challenges.

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  • Eurostar announced as the 2014 GB Team travel partner

    We are excited that Eurostar will provide all return travel and logistical and VIP support for 100 Special Olympics GB athletes, coaches and officials heading to Antwerp from St Pancras International.

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  • Share your time and skills to help transform lives through sport

    With more that 150 clubs across the country and over 100 competitions happening all year-round, we are sure there is a volunteer opportunity for you!

    Get Involved!

  • What we do

    We are more that just a sporting event happenning every four year. Our year-round training and competition programmes transform the lives of people with intellectual disabilities, find out how we do this.

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Welcome to Special Olympics Great Britain

We are proud to be the country’s largest provider of year-round sports training and competition programmes for children and adults with intellectual (learning) disabilities.
 

Our aim is to establish more Special Olympics sports clubs, more local, regional and national competitions, as well as working in partnership with existing local mainstream sports groups and helping to make them inclusive for children and adults with intellectual disabilities.

We want every child and adult with an intellectual disability in GB who wants to have the opportunity to take part in quality sports training and competition, to improve their lives and in turn, the lives of everyone they touch.

With your support we can make this a reality for people with intellectual disabilities to experience fun, fitness and friendship through sport.

Upcoming Sport Competitions

Date Event Location
02/08/2014 to 03/08/2014 Wrexham, Wales
16/08/2014 to 17/08/2014 Gloucestershire
16/08/2014 to 17/08/2014 Ashton under Lyne, Greater Manchester
Athletes

Do you want to play sports, at your own pace or level?

Volunteers

Share your time and skills to help transform lives

Sports We Offer

We offer 26 different individual and team sports!

Beyond Sports

Personal development, health & early intervention

Support Us

Donate Sponsor Fundraise - Join our Team!

Year in Review 2013

Check our 2013 achievements & highlights