News

Keep up with the latest news, updates and developments in each of our regions and across the state.

Media Contact: Casey Vattimo, cvattimo@nyso.org

Keep up with the latest news, updates and developments in each of our regions and across the state.

Media Contact: Casey Vattimo, cvattimo@nyso.org

Registration Open to Play Flag Football at Highmark Stadium, Home of the Buffalo Bills
Special Olympics New York has opened registration for the 2021 Sun Bowl, a flag football tournament for the public.
Special Olympics New York Announces Start of Summer Sports Season
Special Olympics New York today announced the start of its 2021 Summer Sports Season.
Special Olympics New York Announces “May ONE Mile” Walk for Inclusion
Special Olympics New York today opened registration for the second annual “May ONE Mile."
Unified Spotlight: Patchogue-Medford High School
The Unified Sports movement is growing rapidly on Long Island thanks to the example set by schools like Patchogue-Medford.
Special Olympics New York Announces 2021 Coach of the Year Nominees
Special Olympics New York today announced the nominees for 2021 Coach of the Year!
Thank You for the Capital District Region Vaccine Clinic!
Smiles and cheers closed out the week, as nearly 40 Special Olympics New York athletes and coaches in the Capital Region were invited to attend a vaccination clinic Friday at the Center for Disability Services in Albany.
Spread the Word to End the Word
Here's why we need to spread the word to end the word.
Becky and Will: Siblings and Athletes
Sometimes competition runs in families. Just ask Becky and Will Smith. They’re twin siblings who also happen to be Special Olympics New York athletes!
Special Olympics New York Launches Campaign to Attract New Unified Champion Schools
Special Olympics New York has launched a campaign to attract new Unified Champion Schools in New York City.
Guest Blog: The Power of Unified Sports
Luke Murray wrote a college essay about his experience playing Unified, and he and his family wanted to share it with our community.
Special Olympics New York Forms Statewide Health Advisory Council to Serve Athletes, Advocate for Equity in Healthcare
Special Olympics New York today announced the formation of a statewide Health Advisory Council.
Special Olympics New York Earns Guidestar.org Platinum Seal of Transparency As Giving Tuesday 2020 is Celebrated Around the World
Special Olympics New York is proud to announce that GuideStar.org has awarded the statewide organization its highest designation – the Platinum Seal of Transparency – making it one of the most trusted nonprofits in the country.