United Arab Emirates

Special Olympics leaders and representatives in a group photo in Africa. A Unified Sports banners is in the background, a country flag is in the foreground.
The Local Organizing Committee of Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 has announced the 11 Sub-Saharan African nations participating in the World Games held on 14-19 March 2019. A workshop to educate the new member nations on the Games’ values of inclusion and tolerance took place in Nairobi, Kenya. The Games will be the largest sports and humanitarian event in the world with more than 7,500 athletes and 3,000 coaches from more than 176 nations.
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Unified athlete poses on his bicycle ahead of the starting line. Other cyclists are in the background.
Cyclists of all ages, abilities and fitness levels turned up at Yas Marina Circuit on October 28th for the latest edition of ‘Cycle Unified’ and rode alongside members of the UAE National Cycling Team.
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Two unified art students are work with their instructor to capture the correct pattern for the Special Olympics logo.
Aspiring young artists convened at Abu Dhabi’s arts and cultural center in Manarat Al Saadiya to learn and practice techniques used to create the geometric patterns of Islamic art.
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You might not consider a snow sport story for a team from United Arab Emirates, but four awesome athletes proved that theory wrong.
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