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The 2015 Special Olympics World Games kick off in Los Angeles

Monday, Jul 27, 2015 at 12:06 PM PDT

Special Olympics Schedules, Results

Special Olympics Schedules, Results

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Monday, Jul 27, 2015 at 09:43 AM PDT

Special Olympics Receives Largest Private Gift

Special Olympics Receives Largest Private Gift

The Special Olympics has received a $25 million donation, the largest single private gift in the organization's 47-year history.

Monday, Jul 27, 2015 at 05:58 AM PDT

Teen Helps Others Cope With Disabilities

Teen Helps Others Cope With Disabilities

Meet a Special Olympics participant who is an athlete and an advocate. Michelle Valles reports for the NBC4 News on Sunday July 26, 2015.

Monday, Jul 27, 2015 at 08:04 AM PDT

Teen Triathlete Wins First Gold at Special Olympics

Teen Triathlete Wins First Gold at Special Olympics

Team USA dominated the triathlon that kicked off competition in the Special Olympics World Games. Off the course, families and coaches spoke of the benefits to the athletes of the camaraderie. For the first...

Monday, Jul 27, 2015 at 10:07 AM PDT

Bullied Child to Special Olympian: How the Games Saved Man's Life

Bullied Child to Special Olympian: How the Games Saved Man's Life

Many athletes can attest to the difference sports made in their life, but for former Special Olympics World Games athlete Dustin Plunkett, sports saved his life.

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