Results are Tagged with "Sports Visitor Program"

Virtual Sports Visitor Program Connects Coaches and Administrators from Ten Countries

Last month, the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs’ (ECA) Sports Diplomacy Division hosted a virtual Sports Visitor Program (SVP) with participation from approximately 60 soccer coaches and sports administrators from ten countries including Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Burma, Dominica, Grenada, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, St. Kitts and Nevis, Israel, and Nicaragua.

International Sports Delegates from Belgium Visit the U.S.

The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs’ (ECA) Sports Diplomacy Division brought 12 adaptive martial arts coaches and administrators to the U.S. from Belgium for the Sports Visitor Program.

Sports Diplomacy: Kazakhstan Boxing

Sports United: Boxing Diplomacy

A delegation of 12 Kazakhstani boxers and trainers traveled to the United States to visit community boxing programs and the Muhammad Ali Center in Louisville, Kentucky.

Empowering Women and Girls through Sports: Martial Arts vs. Gender-Based Violence

Through Taekwondo, karate, and boxing, 16 young female athletes, trainers, and coaches from Tajikistan also tackled heavy topics related to gender-based violence (GBV).

Sports Visitor Program Promotes Disability Rights

State Department and U.S. Embassy Brasilia focused its Sports Visitor program on people with disabilities.

Sports Diplomacy Celebrates Soccer Diplomacy at the 2014 World Cup

Sports Diplomacy sponsors soccer programs all over the world that help bring people from different cultures together on the field to share their love of the beautiful game.