Category Archives: Individuals

Sport and development in good hands

Good acts borne from and/or related to sports in the modern era have been around since those sports were first “created.” That is what is inherent in sports, i.e. working…

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…

Cycle, don’t golf, for charity and new clients

We hope to¬† be involved in numerous fun charity events, where raising funds and awareness go hand-in-hand. We (okay, I) don’t however, want to be on a golf course. (Sorry,…

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…

Thanks to the World Cup, a slight respite in Haiti

The UN’s Office on Sport for Development and Peace has new videos at its YouTube channel. They are all great but we were especially taken with the one that shows…

Free agency, free hope – LeBron, Wade, Bosh, etc.

The NBA free agency kicked off today, July 1, at 12:01am. While this is the most anticipated free agent class ever, I don’t hold out a lot of hope that…

Indian and Pakistani players join forces to promote peace through Wimbledon

Our friends at Peace and Sport sent us the following press release that we were so impressed with that we are presenting it here in its entirety. We applaud the…

From Tonic.com – Ralph Lauren Celebrates Wimbledon in Charitable Fashion

We recently connected with Tonic.com, a great media company dedicated to promoting the good that happens around the world each day. Tonic shares the stories of people and organizations that…

Teaming Up in 2010 and beyond

Our friend Tyler Spencer, who founded the Grassroot Project, further amazed us with his Team Up campaign, which brings together at-risk youth in Washington, DC, and South Africa, uniting them…

Manute Bol – A gentle giant of a man

For those of you who may not have followed college and NBA basketball in the 1980s/early ’90s, you may have not heard of Manute Bol. Manute was freakishly tall, 7’7″…