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  • Unified Mile Race Information  image
    Unified Mile Race Information

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  • Six Top Tips on How to Fundraise for Special Olympics GB image
    Six Top Tips on How to Fundraise for Special Olympics GB

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  • Special Olympics GB appoints new Director of Fundraising

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  • Sports & Development Newsletter May 2019 image
    Sports & Development Newsletter May 2019

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  • ‘The Kennedy Who Changed the World’ documentary inspires support for Special Olympics GB image
    ‘The Kennedy Who Changed the World’ documentary inspires support for Special Olympics GB

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  • Easy-Read registration form now available - Special Olympics Unified Mile  image
    Easy-Read registration form now available - Special Olympics Unified Mile

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  • Visit the Vitality Wellness Festival in Green Park during the Vitality Westminster Mile. It is free to all and full of family-friendly activities, coaching and taster sessions. image
    Visit the Vitality Wellness Festival in Green Park during the Vitality Westminster Mile. It is free to all and full of family-friendly activities, coaching and taster sessions.

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  • Dare to Dream? Special Olympics GB..... transforming lives...... including mine.... A snapshot into one of the greatest days of my career.....so far! image
    Dare to Dream? Special Olympics GB..... transforming lives...... including mine.... A snapshot into one of the greatest days of my career.....so far!

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  • 2019 National Partnership Swimming Competition image
    2019 National Partnership Swimming Competition

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  • BBC Documentary celebrates 50 years of Special Olympics  image
    BBC Documentary celebrates 50 years of Special Olympics

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  • Special Olympics GB World Games Round-Up image
    Special Olympics GB World Games Round-Up

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  • #TeamSOGB Updates from our Coaches - Day 6 Competitions

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  • #TeamSOGB Updates from our Coaches - Day 5 Competitions

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  • #TeamSOGB Updates from our Coaches - Day 4 Competitions

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  • #TeamSOGB Updates from our Coaches - Day 3 Competitions

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  • Great Britain Football Team have made the World Games Final! image
    Great Britain Football Team have made the World Games Final!

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  • Greg Silvester, athlete, coach and Special Olympics GB board member cheers on #TeamSOGB at the World Summer Games 2019 image
    Greg Silvester, athlete, coach and Special Olympics GB board member cheers on #TeamSOGB at the World Summer Games 2019

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  • #TeamSOGB Updates from our Coaches - Day 2 Competitions

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  • Instagram Influencer Kate Grant visits #TeamSOGB at The World Games image
    Instagram Influencer Kate Grant visits #TeamSOGB at The World Games

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  • Running as one as part of the UAE Year of Inclusion image
    Running as one as part of the UAE Year of Inclusion

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  • #TeamSOGB Updates from our Coaches - Day 1 Competitions image
    #TeamSOGB Updates from our Coaches - Day 1 Competitions

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  • Kerry Group supports Special Olympics World Games 2019 image
    Kerry Group supports Special Olympics World Games 2019

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  • World Games officially opened image
    World Games officially opened

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  • 15th March - #TeamSOGB Schedule  image
    15th March - #TeamSOGB Schedule

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  • World Summer Games 2019 #TeamSOGB Daily Blog - 14th March image
    World Summer Games 2019 #TeamSOGB Daily Blog - 14th March

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  • Duke of Sussex sends Good Luck message to #TeamSOGB image
    Duke of Sussex sends Good Luck message to #TeamSOGB

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  • Special Olympics World Games - How to keep up with the action! image
    Special Olympics World Games - How to keep up with the action!

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  • Special Olympics Camden Launched image
    Special Olympics Camden Launched

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  • Special Olympics launch Partnership with London South Bank University image
    Special Olympics launch Partnership with London South Bank University

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  • Two Young Leaders from South Wirral High School are taking part in the Come In project run by ENGSO Youth  image
    Two Young Leaders from South Wirral High School are taking part in the Come In project run by ENGSO Youth

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  • Special Olympics GB Launch Volunteer Recruitment Campaign for Yorkshire and Humberside image
    Special Olympics GB Launch Volunteer Recruitment Campaign for Yorkshire and Humberside

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  • CEO Michelle Carney Blog Post - November  image
    CEO Michelle Carney Blog Post - November

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  • CEO Michelle Carney Blog Post   image
    CEO Michelle Carney Blog Post

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  • CALLING ALL VOLUNTEERS! Special Olympics GB are excited to launch our volunteer survey image
    CALLING ALL VOLUNTEERS! Special Olympics GB are excited to launch our volunteer survey

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  • Liverpool to host the Special Olympics GB National Summer Games in 2021 image
    Liverpool to host the Special Olympics GB National Summer Games in 2021

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  • Incredible week at the Global Youth Leadership Forum, Baku image
    Incredible week at the Global Youth Leadership Forum, Baku

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  • Newcastle United Under-23 and under-18 players coaching Special Olympics footballers from Tyneside image
    Newcastle United Under-23 and under-18 players coaching Special Olympics footballers from Tyneside

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  • SOGB was thrilled to have been chosen by BGC to be one of the beneficiaries of this year’s annual charity event in the City image
    SOGB was thrilled to have been chosen by BGC to be one of the beneficiaries of this year’s annual charity event in the City

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  • SOGB athlete Ian Harper has been announced as a Global Messenger for Special Olympics Europe Eurasia image
    SOGB athlete Ian Harper has been announced as a Global Messenger for Special Olympics Europe Eurasia

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  • Special Olympics GB National Office is moving! image
    Special Olympics GB National Office is moving!

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  • Anniversary Games Photos now live! image
    Anniversary Games Photos now live!

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  • Anniversary Games Sport Schedule image
    Anniversary Games Sport Schedule

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  • SOS Group joins forces with Special Olympics GB’s 40th Anniversary Games celebrations image
    SOS Group joins forces with Special Olympics GB’s 40th Anniversary Games celebrations

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  • Knowsley Archives Special Olympics project - Thursday 16th August image
    Knowsley Archives Special Olympics project - Thursday 16th August

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  • Launch of Athlete Feedback Survey for the #Sheffield17 National Summer Games image
    Launch of Athlete Feedback Survey for the #Sheffield17 National Summer Games

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  • Special Olympics Great Britain appoints new leader - Michelle Carney joins Special Olympics GB as Interim CEO image
    Special Olympics Great Britain appoints new leader - Michelle Carney joins Special Olympics GB as Interim CEO

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  • Kerry Group announces partnership and volunteer support for Special Olympics GB’s 40th Anniversary Games in Stirling image
    Kerry Group announces partnership and volunteer support for Special Olympics GB’s 40th Anniversary Games in Stirling

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  • Stagecoach announces support for athletes at Special Olympics GB’s 40th Anniversary Games in Stirling image
    Stagecoach announces support for athletes at Special Olympics GB’s 40th Anniversary Games in Stirling

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  • Light Up for Inclusion  image
    Light Up for Inclusion

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  • Special Olympics GB and Kerry Foods celebrate a day of food, fundraising and inclusive sports! image
    Special Olympics GB and Kerry Foods celebrate a day of food, fundraising and inclusive sports!

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  • SO Ambassador & Irish golfing legend Padraig Harrington  put on a clinic at Gullane yesterday for seven Scottish based #SOGB golfers image
    SO Ambassador & Irish golfing legend Padraig Harrington put on a clinic at Gullane yesterday for seven Scottish based #SOGB golfers

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  • Cheshire East Disability Gymnasts Shine  image
    Cheshire East Disability Gymnasts Shine

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  • WALLACE MEETS WALLACE MEETS WALLACE – SPECIAL OLYMPICS GB LAUNCH WALLACE THE MASCOT IN STIRLING image
    WALLACE MEETS WALLACE MEETS WALLACE – SPECIAL OLYMPICS GB LAUNCH WALLACE THE MASCOT IN STIRLING

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  • Mitsubishi Electric and Special Olympics GB strike up a very special relationship image
    Mitsubishi Electric and Special Olympics GB strike up a very special relationship

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  • The Queen’s Birthday Honours List! image
    The Queen’s Birthday Honours List!

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  • Special Olympics GB - World Cup Sweep-stake image
    Special Olympics GB - World Cup Sweep-stake

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  • Special Olympics FIT 5 video  image
    Special Olympics FIT 5 video

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  • Special Olympics GB announces Potens as a new supporter image
    Special Olympics GB announces Potens as a new supporter

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  • Special Olympics GB Anniversary Games Opening Ceremony Tickets on Sale Now image
    Special Olympics GB Anniversary Games Opening Ceremony Tickets on Sale Now

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  • Special Olympics GB Year in Review 2017 image
    Special Olympics GB Year in Review 2017

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  • Special Olympics 50th Anniversary  image
    Special Olympics 50th Anniversary

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  • Kerry Group announces two year partnership with Special Olympics image
    Kerry Group announces two year partnership with Special Olympics

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  • Special Olympics GB announces team for World Games 2019 in Abu Dhabi image
    Special Olympics GB announces team for World Games 2019 in Abu Dhabi

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  •  Play Unified reaches 30,000 young people in just two years image
    Play Unified reaches 30,000 young people in just two years

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  • At Special Olympics GB, we are proud to support International Women’s Day image
    At Special Olympics GB, we are proud to support International Women’s Day

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  • Special Olympics GB is delighted to announce its 18 #TeamSOGB Head Coaches and also its lead delegation figures for the Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi in March 2019. image
    Special Olympics GB is delighted to announce its 18 #TeamSOGB Head Coaches and also its lead delegation figures for the Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi in March 2019.

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  • Sheffield received an economic boost of over £3million during August last year due to Special Olympics GB’s National Games taking place in the city image
    Sheffield received an economic boost of over £3million during August last year due to Special Olympics GB’s National Games taking place in the city

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  • Partnership Officer Role available at SOGB Head Office image
    Partnership Officer Role available at SOGB Head Office

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  • SPECIAL OLYMPICS GB’S VERY OWN ROCKET RONNIE RETIRES FROM SPECIAL OLYMPICS GB AFTER TWO DECADES image
    SPECIAL OLYMPICS GB’S VERY OWN ROCKET RONNIE RETIRES FROM SPECIAL OLYMPICS GB AFTER TWO DECADES

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  • Play Unified campaign to fight intolerance achieves goal image
    Play Unified campaign to fight intolerance achieves goal

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  • Our social media messaging reaches almost a quarter of a million people alone image
    Our social media messaging reaches almost a quarter of a million people alone

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  • Special Olympics GB Launches First Athlete Input Council image
    Special Olympics GB Launches First Athlete Input Council

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  • Andrea Manson from the Dumfries & Galloway Region has just been awarded a British Empire Medal in the New Year's Honours List image
    Andrea Manson from the Dumfries & Galloway Region has just been awarded a British Empire Medal in the New Year's Honours List

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  • Laura Smith receives her OBE for services to disability sport image
    Laura Smith receives her OBE for services to disability sport

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  • Brewood Christmas Lights switch on in the West Midlands will be performed by Special Olympics GB table tennis athlete, brilliant Bobby Dunbar. image
    Brewood Christmas Lights switch on in the West Midlands will be performed by Special Olympics GB table tennis athlete, brilliant Bobby Dunbar.

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  • Special Olympics GB announces Anniversary Games image
    Special Olympics GB announces Anniversary Games

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  • Special Olympics Cornwall win two accolades at the Cornwall Sports Awards image
    Special Olympics Cornwall win two accolades at the Cornwall Sports Awards

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  • Special Olympics Scotland West winners at the Sports Council for Glasgow awards image
    Special Olympics Scotland West winners at the Sports Council for Glasgow awards

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  • Special Olympics GB ice skater Jenny Lee has been announced as the winner of the Yorkshire Young Achiever Sports Award 2017 image
    Special Olympics GB ice skater Jenny Lee has been announced as the winner of the Yorkshire Young Achiever Sports Award 2017

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  • Jack Dickson, one of SO Scotland West's members, has won the South Ayrshire Sportsperson of the Year image
    Jack Dickson, one of SO Scotland West's members, has won the South Ayrshire Sportsperson of the Year

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  • Special Olympics GB golfer Bobbie Wright has just won The Halton Sportsperson of the year award for 2017 image
    Special Olympics GB golfer Bobbie Wright has just won The Halton Sportsperson of the year award for 2017

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  • Lothian Special Olympics won the Senior Team of the Year at The Midlothian Sports Awards 2017 image
    Lothian Special Olympics won the Senior Team of the Year at The Midlothian Sports Awards 2017

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  • Special Olympics GB athlete and cyclist Kiera Byland who has won Volunteer of the Year at The Bolton Sports Awards 2017 image
    Special Olympics GB athlete and cyclist Kiera Byland who has won Volunteer of the Year at The Bolton Sports Awards 2017

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  • Six Special Olymics GB athletes have attended the BBC Sports Personality Of The Year this weekend at the Liverpool Echo Arena

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  • Special Olympics GB athletes from Stafford have been asked to shine and switch on the lights at their town’s Christmas festivities image
    Special Olympics GB athletes from Stafford have been asked to shine and switch on the lights at their town’s Christmas festivities

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  • Head Coaches for the Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi in March 2019 Announced image
    Head Coaches for the Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi in March 2019 Announced

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  • The Incredible Ben O'Keefe image
    The Incredible Ben O'Keefe

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  • Amazing Volunteer Story image
    Amazing Volunteer Story

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  • Inspirational Coaches image
    Inspirational Coaches

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  • Fabulous Families image
    Fabulous Families

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  • Outstanding Officials image
    Outstanding Officials

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  • #TEAMSOGB is delighted to announce 15 of its 18 head coaches for the Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi in March 2019. image
    #TEAMSOGB is delighted to announce 15 of its 18 head coaches for the Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi in March 2019.

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  • Fantastic weekend of Competition! image
    Fantastic weekend of Competition!

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  • SOGB Athlete Leaders present their stories to Bank of America

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  • Special Olympics GB receives boost with Lions Clubs International support image
    Special Olympics GB receives boost with Lions Clubs International support

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  • A Big Thank You #Sheffield17 image
    A Big Thank You #Sheffield17

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  • Beautiful Stories from the Wonderful Games image
    Beautiful Stories from the Wonderful Games

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  • #Sheffield17 National Games about to begin image
    #Sheffield17 National Games about to begin

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  • Flame of Hope to be lit in Much Wenlock to start the 2017 Special Olympics GB National Games Torch Run image
    Flame of Hope to be lit in Much Wenlock to start the 2017 Special Olympics GB National Games Torch Run

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  • Special Olympics GB National Games Opening Ceremony Talent Line-Up & Ticket Launch image
    Special Olympics GB National Games Opening Ceremony Talent Line-Up & Ticket Launch

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  • Special Olympics Unified Football Event arrives at Stoke City FC image
    Special Olympics Unified Football Event arrives at Stoke City FC

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  • Bank of America Merrill Lynch announced as an Official Supporter of Special Olympics GB National Summer Games image
    Bank of America Merrill Lynch announced as an Official Supporter of Special Olympics GB National Summer Games

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  • Special Olympics Great Britain launches new Crowdfunding campaign to support the 2017 National Summer Games  image
    Special Olympics Great Britain launches new Crowdfunding campaign to support the 2017 National Summer Games

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  • James Toseland launches Special Olympics GB National Games Anthem - #Sheffield17- We'll Stop At Nothing image
    James Toseland launches Special Olympics GB National Games Anthem - #Sheffield17- We'll Stop At Nothing

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  • Everton Legend and Thierry Henry's One4All Foundation support Special Olympics' Unified Football event at Tranmere Rovers image
    Everton Legend and Thierry Henry's One4All Foundation support Special Olympics' Unified Football event at Tranmere Rovers

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  • SPECIAL OLYMPICS GB TO GIVE YOUNG PEOPLE WITH LEARNING DISABILITY IN LONDON A FIRST SPORTING CHANCE image
    SPECIAL OLYMPICS GB TO GIVE YOUNG PEOPLE WITH LEARNING DISABILITY IN LONDON A FIRST SPORTING CHANCE

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  • Martin Brooks 24 Peak Challenge image
    Martin Brooks 24 Peak Challenge

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  • WWE® and Special Olympics GB Team Up and Tip-Off for National Games in Sheffield - #Sheffield17 image
    WWE® and Special Olympics GB Team Up and Tip-Off for National Games in Sheffield - #Sheffield17

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  • Special Olympics GB - 2016 Year in Review image
    Special Olympics GB - 2016 Year in Review

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  •  Bank of America Merrill Lynch supports Special Olympics GB’s Athlete Leadership Programme image
    Bank of America Merrill Lynch supports Special Olympics GB’s Athlete Leadership Programme

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  •  Kell Brook becomes Ambassador for Special Olympics GB National Games in Sheffield image
    Kell Brook becomes Ambassador for Special Olympics GB National Games in Sheffield

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  • Play Unified celebrates successful first year in UK schools with event at the House of Lords image
    Play Unified celebrates successful first year in UK schools with event at the House of Lords

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  • Xactium becomes an Official Supporter for Special Olympics National Games image
    Xactium becomes an Official Supporter for Special Olympics National Games

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  • Play Unified Day - Monday 13th March 2017 - #PlayUnifiedDay image
    Play Unified Day - Monday 13th March 2017 - #PlayUnifiedDay

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  • Special Olympics GB Team's World Winter Games 2017 get special send off in London image
    Special Olympics GB Team's World Winter Games 2017 get special send off in London

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  • Stagecoach to deliver transport operation at Special Olympics‎ 2017 National Summer Games image
    Stagecoach to deliver transport operation at Special Olympics‎ 2017 National Summer Games

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  • SOS GROUP SUPPORTING SPECIAL OLYMPICS GB’S SHOWPIECE NATIONAL GAMES EVENT image
    SOS GROUP SUPPORTING SPECIAL OLYMPICS GB’S SHOWPIECE NATIONAL GAMES EVENT

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  • SPECIAL OLYMPICS NATIONAL GAMES MURAL SET TO BE LAUNCHED IN SHEFFIELD image
    SPECIAL OLYMPICS NATIONAL GAMES MURAL SET TO BE LAUNCHED IN SHEFFIELD

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  • Special Olympics National Games Volunteer Search Hits Halfway Point - #Sheffield17 image
    Special Olympics National Games Volunteer Search Hits Halfway Point - #Sheffield17

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  • Participants needed for new activity research project

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  • #TEAMSOGB SUPPORT SPECIAL GO FUND ME FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN FOR  ​2017 WORLD WINTER GAMES image
    #TEAMSOGB SUPPORT SPECIAL GO FUND ME FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN FOR ​2017 WORLD WINTER GAMES

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  • Coca-Cola European Partners launches The Real Business Challenge in support of Special Olympics GB image
    Coca-Cola European Partners launches The Real Business Challenge in support of Special Olympics GB

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  • COCA-COLA EUROPEAN PARTNERS GIVES NORTHUMBERLAND SPECIAL OLYMPICS TEAM NEW WHEELS image
    COCA-COLA EUROPEAN PARTNERS GIVES NORTHUMBERLAND SPECIAL OLYMPICS TEAM NEW WHEELS

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  • Special Olympics GB athletes attend Jr.NBA training clinic image
    Special Olympics GB athletes attend Jr.NBA training clinic

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  • SOGB Ambassador Jim Carter speaks about Special Olympics on Good Morning Britain image
    SOGB Ambassador Jim Carter speaks about Special Olympics on Good Morning Britain

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