Summer Games

The UAE Embassy presents Road To Abu Dhabi, a short documentary film on the Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019, hosted in Abu Dhabi and Dubai.
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With the world in lockdown over the past months, Special Olympics programmes across Europe Eurasia were forced to cancel or postpone activities to protect the health of athletes and their families.
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The Special Olympics World Games offer the opportunity to unite the world like no other event can.
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Special Olympics has launched a revolution in its approach to sport and competition with the roll-out of an exciting new floorball data project. In partnership with the International Floorball Federation (IFF), Special Olympics launched an innovative real-time sports data project at the Invitational Games in Sweden. The Games are taking place from the 1 to the 4 of February and feature 90 floorball players from Sweden, Belgium, Finland and Spain competing across the competition.
Joe Haden, cornerback for the Pittsburg Steelers, had a blast taking part at the Unified Flag Football Clinic at the 2019 World Games in Abu Dhabi.
Special Olympics and Starkey Hearing Foundation Partnership Bring the Gift of Hearing to World Games Athletes.
On 18 July, 20 Special Olympics USA representatives including athletes, coaches and Unified partners were invited to the White House by President Donald J. Trump to congratulate and recognize them for their accomplishments at the Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019.
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The 2019 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Abu Dhabi proved to be a life-changing experience for the athletes, unified partners and coaches of Team Singapore. Be inspired by their journey of courage and determination.
Over 100 law enforcement officers and Special Olympics athletes, the Guardians of the Flame, carried the Flame of Hope, throughout all seven of the United Arab Emirates before safely delivering it to the Opening Ceremony in Abu Dhabi.
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Looking back at Special Olympic's basketball star Matthew Millett's amazing full-court shot during the World Games in Abu Dhabi.
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