Abu Dhabi 2019

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In just under one month, ESPN’s global coverage of the 2019 Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi will begin with a live three-hour special.
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For people with intellectual disabilities, the word no is often as familiar in their lives as it is unwelcome.
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Alain Bernard stands smiling at the centre of the photo wearing a red Special Olympics t-shirt. He is surrounded by four Special Olympics France athletes in white Special Olympics t-shirts,a also smiling.
The Special Olympics family has grown a little bigger with the recent announcement that Alain Bernard has joined Special Olympics France as an Ambassador!
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Special Olympics Israel athletes are daring Israel’s most famous sports icons to Play Unified with them, and they’re calling on the public to help make it happen!
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Athlete lighting the eternal flame during the opening ceremony.
One month from now, the most unified World Games in the history of the Special Olympics movement kicks off in the UAE on 14 March.
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Ruaumoko Pukepuke bouncing a basketball on a court.
The Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 will be Ruaumoko’s first-ever World Games, and the 22-year-old hopes to do his family—and everyone in his rural hometown on New Zealand's North Island—proud.
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This year marks the 8th Annual NBA Cares Special Olympics Unified Sports® Game
Once again, the power of unity will shine on center court at the NBA Cares Special Olympics Unified Basketball Game during NBA All-Star weekend.
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Grace Seiboldt standing outside on a sunny day and smiling with her medals around her neck.
Grace is having an amazing 2018. The swimmer won three medals at the 2018 Special Olympics USA in Seattle, including gold for an incredible performance in the 200m individual medley. Now the 21-year-old from Illinois is hoping to add to her medal haul at Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019.
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Great Britain SO athletes and team members in a large group outside.
Special Olympics has partnered with, CreatorUp to create video content to support the “Meet the Determined” campaign to promote the 2019 World Games in Abu Dhabi.
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Special Olympics is launching “Cheers for Champions,” a social media campaign to engage the public to cheer-on Special Olympics athletes as they prepare to participate in the 2019 Special Olympics World Games taking place in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates from March 14 through 21.
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