Category Archives: International

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A great legacy: Parents’ love for sports gets passed down

Much has been made of Jeremy Lin’s story. A story that includes Harvard, not being drafted, being cut a few times, and his Asian heritage. What also is often mentioned…

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Sports’ Role in “Connecting Girls, Inspiring Futures”

Thursday, March 8 is International Women’s Day. “Each year around the world, International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated on March 8. Thousands of events occur not just on this day…

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Twinned Peace Sport Schools Project Commences its 9th Year

One of the most commonly heard phrases at this time of year when it comes to New Year hopes and wishes is “peace on earth.” Sure, that would be great but understandably,…

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Thanks for giving – time, money, blood – to those near and far away

On a day now often associated with eating, football, more eating, and more football, there is an understandable tendency to forget what Thanksgiving is all about. However, most people remember…

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Sports against human trafficking and for human rights

Human trafficking is a global problem. According to a piece from AOLNews.com in January of this year, “the U.N. Global Initiative to Fight Human Trafficking (GIFT) puts the number of…

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A dual approach of CSR and sports to produce double the results

Offering cash and gifts as reward for great performances is not new in sports, whether for individuals, club teams, or national teams. We have seen this in various national sports…

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Patrice Millet, a CNN hero for kids, soccer, and doing good.

We came across the story of Patrice Millet, who has had to fight off cancer not once, but twice. A gentleman who lives in one of the poorest countries in…

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One city’s plan for sustainable sports success

There have been numerous news stories involving finding adequate space and facilities for people to play sports. Kids, adults, amateurs, and pros alike can benefit from area design that takes…

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Peace and Beyond Sport – recognizing and promoting great work

My guess is that many of you are already familiar with Beyond Sport and Peace and Sport. If not, please take a few minutes to visit the site for each…

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Female athletes to female heroes to female role models

For good or bad, mostly good I would say, athletes are often looked at his heroes, as role models. They exploits on the field motivate thousands to try harder, to…