Countdown to the Games
17-25 June 2023


Information for broadcaster and media

Special Olympics World Games are the world's largest inclusive sports event. Thousands of athletes with intellectual disabilities will compete together in 26 summer sports and Unified Sports® in Berlin, Germany from 17 to 25 June 2023.

The Special Olympics World Games Berlin 2023 will be broadcast to hundreds of millions of viewers worldwide, showcasing athletic performance and highlighting stereotype-defying stories – changing minds and opening hearts through transformational inclusion.

Be part of something big!

For more information on broadcaster & media accreditation, press releases, photo, video and logo downloads, please follow the links below.


Broadcaster & media registration is closed. For more information on late registration see here.

Press Releases

Press releases and various articles published by the Berlin 2023 editorial team can be found in this section.

Photo Galleries

A large selection of editorial rights-free images is available for download here.


Media can access an extensive collection of video material.

Fact Sheets

Useful background information and interesting facts and figures are available for download here.

Inclusive Reporters

People with intellectual disabilities will be part of an inclusive editorial team reporting on the event.

Competition Schedule

Have a look at the latest competition schedule showing all 26 sports, venues and times at the Special Olympics World Games Berlin 2023.


All events, press conferences and dates around the World Games Berlin 2023 at a glance.


Get our Games App and all infos with only a few swipes

For all those who cannot go about their daily lives without their smartphone: Interesting facts about the Games, information about athletes, schedules and results as well as all current program information and much more is now available bundled in our Berlin 2023 App.

Our athletes model for VOGUE Germany

What an honor: Special Olympics athletes Heidi Kuder, Natascha Wermelskirchen and Tamara Röske are featured in the June issue of VOGUE Germany, which is available in stores and online from today on.

Exciting news from our Special Olympics Shop

Everything is new in May. Well, not everything, but at least many new products in our online shop. Enjoy a trip to Gaul or to the Ritter Sport chocolate factory and take a look behind the scenes of how the products were created, chosen and enjoyed by athletes for athletes.

Contact - General Requests - Accreditation - Broadcast

Our media team

Gerd Graus

Director Media & Broadcast


Cora Zillich

Media Operations


Nadine Baethke

Contact PR / Press


Marius Stegemann

Contact Photos & Videos


Sven Spannekrebs

Stakeholder Communication