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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

Special Olympics New York Announces “Bonus Week” of Virtual Training for Athletes Provided by Capital District YMCA
Special Olympics New York today announced a “bonus week” of virtual training for its athletes and community provided by Capital District YMCA.
Special Olympics New York Launches Resources for Young Athletes to Use at Home
Special Olympics New York today announced the release of a series of videos and supporting materials for children ages 2-7 and their families to stay active and healthy at home while formal Young Athletes programming throughout the state is suspended.
Statement by Special Olympics New York President & CEO Stacey Hengsterman on COVID-19 Outbreak in NYC Group Homes
Social Distancing Doesn’t Feel Good. We Know.
Special Olympics New York Holds “May ONE Mile” to Celebrate Inclusion & Community
Special Olympics New York today announced the “May ONE Mile,” a virtual walk to celebrate inclusion and bring the community together.
President & CEO Stacey Hengsterman Earns “2020 Above & Beyond Award”
Congratulations to Stacey Hengsterman for earning the "2020 Above & Beyond Award"!
Special Olympics New York Cancels State Summer Games
Special Olympics New York today announced the cancellation of its signature State Summer Games.
How RIT’s Photo Department Electrified the Special Olympics NY Winter Games
The RIT photography department helped make our Winter Games in Rochester something special. Learn more in this article.
Special Olympics New York “Going Virtual” with Launch of New Health & Fitness Program for Athletes Monday, March 23
Special Olympics New York today announced the launch of a eight-week virtual program to keep its 67,000 athletes healthy, fit and engaged while formal sports training and competition is suspended.
Consul General of the United Arab Emirates New York Joins Special Olympics New York Board of Directors
His Excellency Abdalla Shaheen has joined the Special Olympics New York Board of Directors.
Special Olympics New York Suspends Training & Competition to Protect Athletes, Prevent Spread of Coronavirus
Governor Cuomo Proclaims March 6, 2020 “Special Olympics New York Day” In Honor of 50th Anniversary
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has proclaimed tomorrow, March 6, 2020 “Special Olympics New York Day” across the state!