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18 high school students from around the world participated in a U.S. Department of State sports diplomacy program about the Women's World Cup.
The first U.S.-Japan Sports Exchange.
In the midst of the NCAA's March Madness, the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs announced an international sports exchange that brought 18 teenage girl athletes and 6 female coaches from all corners of the globe to Washington, D.C., and Denver, Colorado as part of the Empowering Women and Girls Through Sports Initiative.
"Playing sports gives a girl the feeling of empowerment, ...how to become a better, stronger character."
In partnership with USA Track and Field and the Oregon Track Club, the U.S Department of State organized a dynamic track and field program to empower women and girls.
Partnering with the NCAA, USA Basketball, and WNBA, the U.S. Department of State led a fast-paced and exciting basketball program surrounding the events of the Women’s NCAA Final Four.
The U.S. State Department welcomed a group from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) for the first Sports Visitor program of the new year.
Russian youth ice hockey players and coaches traveled to the U.S. for a two-week sports exchange program.
Partnering with USA Wrestling, the U.S. State Department brought members of the Mongolian men’s and women’s national freestyle wrestling teams and their coaches to New York.
On June 22, 2011, the U.S. Department of State welcomed 10 young Iraqi basketball players and their coaches to the United States.