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Universal languge of sport, youth, development

“We have extended our support to many sporting clubs in the belief that sports encourages healthy competition and motivates young people to improve their skills and develop active bodies and…

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For Youth, By Youth – Global Youth Service Day (with some sports sprinkled in!!)

This upcoming weekend is a special time in the world of service. Actually, in the world overall. The Global Youth Service Day(s), “is an annual campaign that celebrates and mobilizes…

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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…

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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…

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World AIDS Day – let’s team up today and everyday

As we have said about special months dedicated to specific causes, we feel the same about “special” days. We applaud these campaigns for their ability to raise awareness. We also…

Guest Column – The Power of MMA

How MMA Clubs Help Keep Youths off the Streets By: Alexia Krause Teens growing up in troubled neighborhoods often find themselves drawn into seedy situations against their will. Whether it…

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Tennis legend Navratilova gets back up, way up

From our friends at Laureus: Martina Navratilova joined by Sir Bobby Charlton, Kim Clijsters and a host of stars to launch Kilimanjaro Challenge LONDON, June 26, 2010 – On the…

Taking SBYD On Tour – NYC June 16

We highlighted a couple of weeks ago Feed the Children’s cross-country effort, American Feeding Americans. Taking assistance to people, to communities is often necessary because of access issues, whether those…

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Haiti Update #5 – sportanddev and Up2Us

It has been a real pleasure to highlight the efforts of great individuals and organizations who are staying active in the relief and rebuilding efforts in Haiti. There are, of…