Sports & Games
Special Olympics supports over 5 million athletes, 1 million coaches and volunteers, more than 100,000 competitions each year, and 32 Olympic-type sports through programs in more than 170 countries.
Sports & Games Information
Special Olympics offers 30-plus Olympic-style individual and team sports that provide meaningful training and competition opportunities for persons with intellectual disabilities.
Major Special Olympics competitions around the world each year bring together athletes seeking to be best in their sports. In 2019, Special Olympics will host the next Summer Games in Abu Dhabi.