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# Special Olympics

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Gym cleared of discrimination against Special Olympian
Donald Trump rows back on decision to cut Special Olympics funding by $18m
'Stephen has special needs, but whenever Tom could pass a ball to him, he did. If there was a ruck, he'd drag him in'
'He's very good at watching out for other people, just to make sure everyone's okay'
Arnold Schwarzenegger completely shut down a fan who slagged the Special Olympics
Huge excitement as Team Ireland jet off for 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games
'Driving Muhammad Ali around Croker in a golf buggy is a stand-out memory'
Ireland's Special Olympics team had a hero's welcome at Dublin Airport today
It's Sunday so here are our favourite sports images from the last week
Ireland's athletes bring their medal haul to 86 after hugely successful Special Olympics
Team Ireland is having one of its best Special Olympic games ever as medal haul soars
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Massive welcome for Ireland's athletes as Special Olympics gets underway in Los Angeles
We'll Leave it There So: McClean warned, Sterling slips and the rest of Tuesday's sport
88 Irish athletes jet off to LA for Special Olympics World Summer Games
Colin Farrell gives backing to Special Olympics
Robbie and Claudine Keane pay a surprise visit to the Irish Special Olympics team
Opinion: Forget the 'Celtic Phoenix' nonsense – Ireland's Special Olympians should be our inspiration
Donal O'Keeffe
2,000 medals later, the Special Olympics Ireland games draw to a close in Limerick
Special Olympics get off to a great start in Limerick
PHOTOS: Athletes ready as Special Olympics Ireland get underway
RTÉ says televising National Special Olympics would be too expensive
Senator calls on RTÉ to televise parts of the National Special Olympics
New €5m headquarters for Special Olympics will 'yield significant savings'
Special Olympians to be Grand Marshals at Limerick's St Patrick's Day parade
Rugby star cheering on Mr World and Newstalk host at Great Limerick Run
In pictures: Mandela's Irish visits
€130,000 donated to charity as 45,000 kind deeds logged
Big softie Des Cahill recalls the night he cried on stage with Christy O'Connor Jr
Colin Farrell: Special Olympics World Games 2003 "extraordinary experience"
10 years after Croke Park spectacular, Special Olympics dreams still coming true
Heroes' welcome for Team Ireland after successful Special Olympics World Winter Games
Team Ireland to return home from Special Olympics World Winter Games with 12 medals
VIDEO: Team Ireland celebrate on the slopes at Special Olympics World Winter Games in South Korea
Irish skiers claim medal haul at Special Olympics World Winter Games in South Korea
VIDEO: Ireland's Floorball stars in action at Special Olympics World Winter Games in South Korea
'You're a star' -- Special Olympics athlete's thank-you letter to Rory Best will make your day
VIDEO: Darren O'Neill donates his act of kindness to Special Olympics Ireland
Nasty Ann Coulter tweet gets ultimate smackdown