Category Archives: Sports and Social Responsibility

BYUtv

BYUtv and Street Soccer USA – a convergence of entrepreneurship

We came across a wonderful story told at BYUtv regarding our friends at Street Soccer USA. In this short (8-minute) but very moving and inspiring piece, we learn about the individuals who…

Twinned Peace

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,…

Veterans Day 2011

Veterans Day – A day of recognition, a lifetime of support

We have written before about recognition of certain causes, e.g. Breat Cancer Awareness, that entail a dedicated period of heightened attention (in that case, October). We have applauded those efforts…

Team4HIVHope

Team4HIVHope – racing down stereotypes and towards a cure

In my Sports Law class at Farmingdale State College we just spent a few days talking about discrimination (gender, age, disability, etc.) One of the overriding policy points that came…

SCRUM

Kickstarting a SCRUM

I was watching some Australian Rules Football late last night – hey, I needed something to watch! – and was taken with the event taking place. I think it was…

Beyond Sport United

2 major events: Beyond Sport United and Blogs with Balls

Beyond Sport, who we have covered multiple times for their incredible efforts in their area of sport and development, is hosting a special event tomorrow night in New York, featuring…

Sports holding hands

Sports as promoter of people, ideas, and tolerance

As we have just recognized and acknowledged in our own ways the 10th anniversary of the attacks of 9-11-01, we now begin a new day. September 12 now seems almost…

Muscat - Sultan-Qaboos-Sports-Complex-M

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…

FONDAPS

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…

BAGUIO CITY

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…