Abu Dhabi 2019

Abu Dhabi 2018 visual with athletes photoshopped onto an illustration.
In celebration of International Arabic Language Day, we’d like to share a few words and phrases that may be helpful at the Special Olympics 2019 World Games in Abu Dhabi.
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Miriam on a white horse entering an arena area.
Mariam Adel Azzab, the 32-year-old was born in a challenging time for a child with Down Syndrome, it was a time of exclusion, judgment and negative perceptions.
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Runners running down the street
The 2019 Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi will kick off with a Law Enforcement Torch Run: Final Leg.
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Sara Feldman sitting on a Bocce court holding a bocce ball looking up at the camera and smiling.
17-year-old Sara Feldman is one of fourteen female athletes from Saudi Arabia that will be competing in the upcoming Abu Dhabi Special Olympics World Games 2019.
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Abu Dhabi representatives and a Kenya athletes family speak together in a house.
With the recent addition of 22 nations, the upcoming Abu Dhabi Special Olympics World Games will be hosting the largest amount of nations in history.
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Athletes in action positions photoshopped on a 2019 Abu Dhabi illustrated logo background.
A raft of new developments were announced 4 December at a major summit held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates to mark 100 days to go until Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019.
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Football players are practicing dribbling the ball and working their way down the field toward the keeper to make a goal. On player has the ball, three are waiting, a ref is supervising; you can see the keeper and an assistance's legs in the foreground.
Ahead of the Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi, Team Egypt held training camp for the athletes who'll be competing in 14 different sports.
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Dan talking with a host while he receives the news of becoming an International Global Ambassador. There is a congratulations cake on the desk.
On a cool midsummer evening, I sat to the right of my mom just behind the mosh pit at the Northerly Island pavilion in Chicago during the 50th Anniversary Concert for Special Olympics.
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Hamad on he field clapping watching something off in the distance and smiling. He has on a red jersey and a black long sleep undershirt.
#MeetHamad: Hamad’s story is about the power of determination and true sportsmanship.
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George Piece (on the right) and Bob Beamon (on the left) speak at the Southside Occupational Academy High School in Chicago. Two athletes are in the background watching George and Bob present the shoes to an audience.
Longtime athlete and Special Olympics employee organizes initiative to address a global need.
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