Category Archives: Organizations

Challenged Athletes Center

A physical home for heartfelt work. The Doors Open at the Deni & Jeff Jacobs Challenged Athletes Center

So much of the great work being done in the area of sports and development is about the program itself, not so much the physical location, i.e. the building, the…

Shift Series

Shift Series – Social Entrepreneurship conference

We were recently contacted by Compass Partners, a non-profit that aims to develop the next generation of social entrepreneurs. Great thing, they are in that generation! (And it warms my…

RTP

Right To Play Announces Partnership with Corporación Andina de Fomento (CAF)

Congratulations to Johann and the great team at Right to Play (RTP). We have been long time friends and supporters of RTP. Their commitment to sport and development, as evidenced…

Royce Fellowship aligns sports, academics, and development experiences

Thanks to Eli Wolff, head of the Sport and Development Initiative in the Watson Institute for International Studies at Brown University for making us aware of the following story. As…

Sport and Dev

Two updates from leaders in the field – sportanddev and Beyond Sport

The International Platform on Sport and Development (sportanddev.org) released their weekly update on Facebook. A couple of the stories, to which you can link to, are copied below. Remember to…

london2012_logo

Seeing the beauty of sports…in person

As reported by AP, “Boris Johnson, the mayor of London, has secured funding to give away 125,000 free tickets to local school children for the 2012 Olympics. Johnson says the deal…

American Diabetes Association

National Diabetes Awareness Month/year

We have written about athletes and diabetes before (March 8, 2010 and Aug. 22, 2009). We are now coming to the end of National Diabetes Awareness Month. As we also…

Sport and Dev

New sportanddev weekly newsletter

Our good friends at sportanddev (International Platform on Sport & Development) have put out its weekly update. Please sign up to receive the newsletter on Facebook. Also, don’t forget about…

Rudy Awards 2010

Rudy Awards 2010 – great kids and great efforts are back

Earlier this year we wrote about the winner of Trusted Sports’ High School Rudy Awards.  The Awards “honor student-athletes who most completely represent the ‘Rudy’ on their team…someone whose contribution…

Bopanna-Qureshi US Open

Peace and Sport Image of the Year Award – The IndoPak Express

We are very happy to highlight here Peace and Sport’s Image of the Year Award. Our friends at Peace and Sport partnered with SportelMonaco and Getty Images to once again…