Global Sports Mentoring Program
Department of State’s empowering women through sports initiatives are designed to inspire participants to take these lessons of equality worldwide. Learn more
Sports and Sustainability Initiative
Through a number of international efficiency-themed inbound and outbound sports exchanges, the Sports Diplomacy Division has entered the “greening game.” Learn more
Silk Road Ultra Marathon
From June 29 to July 10, 2016, the U.S. Department of State sponsored ultra-marathon legend Dean Karnazes as he follows the ancient Silk Road through Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, and Kazakhstan to mark the 25th anniversary of these countries’ independence from the Soviet Union. Read Dean's daily blog posts from the run.