Etihad Substitute Man City Shirt Sponsorship

English Premier League Champions Manchester City FC swapped their Etihad shirt logo for the Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019.

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Over 225 landmarks around the world participated in #LightUpForInclusion to celebrate Special Olympics 50th anniversary

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The Countdown To The Games

Find Out How Long Until The World Games Abu Dhabi 2019

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Join Us in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi is a world-class city with a rich cultural and sporting history that makes it the ideal host for the 2019 Special Olympics World Games. Learn more about how Abu Dhabi is supporting its citizens with intellectual disabilities.

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24 Sports

Special Olympics World Games athletes compete in 24 officially sanctioned sports, all following the rules and standards of international governing bodies

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The Abu Dhabi 2019 World Games will be one to remember. We'll be in touch with updates about the Games and how you can be involved.