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Partnering with the NBA and WNBA, the U.S. Department of State sent legends Sam Vincent and Andrea Stinson as well as NBA clinician Marty Conlon to Jordan in July.
As a Public Diplomacy Envoy, Major League Baseball Hall of Famer Cal Ripken, Jr. traveled throughout Japan to spread goodwill through baseball.
In coordination with US Soccer, the State Department sent former soccer stars Tony Sanneh and Kate Markgraf to Ethiopia.
Former U.S. Men’s National Soccer Team player Tony Sanneh and former U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team player Danielle Slaton traveled to Malaysia.
Following past visits to South Korea, Taiwan, and Colombia, Sports Envoys Barry Larkin and Joe Logan embark on a fourth program in Ecuador.
As a part of the Empowering Women and Girls Through Sports Initiative, former U.S. Women’s National Team (WNT) player Amanda Cromwell and former U.S. WNT coach Lauren Gregg went to Argentina as sports envoys.
In partnership with the U.S. Embassy in Jakarta, the U.S. State Department sent former NBA legend, Rick Mahorn, and WNBA star, Edna Campbell, to Indonesia.
Two U.S. Sports Envoys, Kayte Christensen and Darvin Ham, joined former Maryland and current Memphis Grizzlies player, Greivis Vasquez, for a series of basketball clinics in Greivis’ hometown, Chacao, Venezuela.
The U.S. State Department and the NBA teamed up to send Nykesha Sales, a six-time WNBA All-Star, to Venezuela
On June 6, 2011, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will launch the Women's World Cup Initiative: Empowering Women and Girls Through Sports, at the Department of State with members of the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team and youth soccer players from around the world.