Category Archives: Sports and Social Responsibility

Chicago 2016 Promoted At Olympic Sports Demonstrations In Washington

From GamesBids.com, July 29, 2009 Chicago 2016 and World Sport Chicago were joined on Capital Hill Wednesday by members of the U.S. Congress, Olympic and Paralympic athletes, and representatives from…

Maine Basketball Managers To Be Honored In Boston

Celtics President Rich Gotham and F Brian Scalabrine will participate in a ceremony honoring the ’08-09 Heroes Among Us Award recipients at the Massachusetts State House. The team established the…

Brightening their night at Yankee Stadium

Kudos to the Yankees for hosting this very special event and for its entire Hope Week initiative. You can learn more about Hope Week and the Yankees’ other community efforts…

Brazilian Football Team Arrives For East African Charity Tour

The team comprising of former national team players arrived in Nairobi over the weekend and headed straight to Burundi to start their three nations charity tour… 20 Jul 2009 Brazil…

WNBA Toyota Project Rebound – All-Star week activity

The WNBA, the Connecticut Sun, and Toyota are teaming up to unveil a renovated basketball court at the Windham Recreation Center in Willimantic, Conn. WNBA players will be on hand…

Peace Cup starting today

The fourth edition of the Peace Cup, an international soccer tournament that benefits the Peace Dream Foundation starts today in Spain. The foundation sponsors youth soccer events in conflict regions…

Bosh and Villanueva – a friendly wager between friendly guys

Excerpt from the July 27 issue of Sports Illustrated: “3,000 – Pairs of sneakers the Pistons’ Charlie Villanueva will donate to children in the Dominican Republic, after losing a bet…

Patagonia’s Founder on Why There’s “No Such Thing as Sustainability”

Yvon Chouinard, the founder of outdoor supply company Patagonia, spoke to Fast Company about his life, work, and corporate responsibility. Yvon seems to be more than a thought leader. He’s…