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6 unsung heroes

Sports Doing Good Newsletter, #245

Jan. 8 – Jan. 14, 2017 Welcome to week two hundred and forty-five of the Sports Doing Good newsletter. This week’s 10 stories include: Coming Home: How Soccer Without Borders…

Sports Doing Good Newsletter, #216

Sports Doing Good Newsletter, #216

May 29 – June 4, 2016 Welcome to week two hundred and sixteen of the Sports Doing Good newsletter. This week’s 10 stories include: ‘Listening to our anthem was really…

Team Unicef

Sports Doing Good Newsletter, #115

June 8 – June 14, 2014 Welcome to week one hundred fifteen of the Sports Doing Good newsletter. This week’s first 10 stories include: World Cup: The beautiful game –…

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Glad’s House and the Street Child World Cup

UK-based charity, Glad’s House, is using sport as a positive way to engage with street kids in Mombasa, Kenya. When the charity was founded six years ago, Glad’s House had…

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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…

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First Ever Israeli-Palestinian Girls Mini World Cup Event

From our friends at the Peres Center for Peace. For the first time, the Peres Center in partnership with the Al Quds Association for Democracy and Dialogue, held a Mini…

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Sports and Social Responsibility, an amazing effort

I am pretty set on having the World Cup in the U.S. in 2022. May seem like a long way off but the decision to pick a host is much…

Football for Hope

World Cup follow-up: Football for Hope

We have highlighted the Football for Hope centers that were a projected legacy of the 2010 World Cup in South Africa. Well, forget “projected.” It is happening! The “football for…

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Street soccer – a path taken to a better place

In anticipation of the 2010 Street Soccer USA Cup (July 30 – Aug. 1), we highlight a story by the Star Tribune’s Kristin Tillotson. In Kicking it home: A soccer…

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Soccer for a better future. Yep, that’s the goal.

I am already depressed about the end of the World Cup. Let’s start the countdown to 2014!! Of course, there is so much to remember about the World Cup, on…