Is Special Olympics in every state?
In addition to the World Games, Special Olympics holds competitions at the local, state/province, country, region and world level every year. In all, more than 100,000 Special Olympics competitions are held every year.
Does Kansas have Special Olympics?
Each year, 20,000 dedicated volunteers in Kansas share their time and enthusiasm to provide quality sports programs for all individuals with intellectual disabilities. From coaches to trainers, officials, scorekeepers, timers and fundraisers, Special Olympics Kansas works with your help and support.
Do Special Olympic athletes get paid?
In fact, the IOC (International Olympic Committee) does not pay athletes a cent for their appearance in the Olympics. Athletes have to fund their way either from their own pockets or through other means.
Where is 2024 Olympics held?
Do they televise the Special Olympics?
ESPN’s coverage of major Special Olympics events will continue to reach fans around the world via ESPN and Disney networks and media platforms in North, Central and South America, the Caribbean, Africa, Asia, Australia and New Zealand, Europe and the Middle East.