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In November 2012, Sports Diplomacy brought five South Sudanese coaches to the U.S. for a 10-day dynamic people-to-people exchange focused on developing youth basketball programs in the country.
Sports Diplomacy tipped off 2013 with the first-ever State Department Burmese sports visitor program.
Three-time Olympian and world champion Lorrie Fair went to Afghanistan as a U.S. Department of State Sports Envoy.
Sports Diplomacy brought five coaches to the U.S. from South Sudan for a dynamic people-to-people exchange focused on creating opportunities for young South Sudanese to play basketball.
Working with the Women’s National Basketball Association, the U.S. Department of State sent former WNBA stars Tamika Raymond and Kiesha Brown to Shenyang, China.
The first sports visitor program brought Russian volleyball players and coaches to Southern California for a beach volleyball.
Working with the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, the U.S. State Department organized a dynamic taekwondo sports program.
Olympic gold medalist figure skater Evan Lysacek traveled to Sweden and Belarus as a Sports Envoy.
Kazakhstan Sitting Volleyball Team Comes to the U.S.
Partnering with the NBA and WNBA and working with the U.S. Embassy in London, U.S. State Department Envoys Sam Perkins and “Swin” Cash traveled to the United Kingdom for the 2012 Olympics.