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In a country like Brazil where the term futebol almost always means soccer, you might be surprised to find a team like the Recife Mariners playing American-style football.
The Global Sports Mentoring Program (GSMP) continues to pair emerging women leaders from around the world with women sports executives as the flagship component of State Department’s Empowering Women and Girls through Sports initiative.
Meet the 2014 Global Sports Mentoring Program participants!
U.S. Embassy Manila hosted two State Department Sports Envoys Allison Feaster, former player in the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA), and Derrick Alston, former player in the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Mobility International USA (MIUSA) collaborates with Armenians partners to conduct a two-way exchange program to expand opportunities for youth with disabilities to engage in sports.
Sports are not just about competition, but are about bringing people together to share experiences and build life-long friendships. Share your dreams and the games with us using #Nanjing2014.
The University of Montana conducted a two-way exchange between participants from the U.S. and China to share best practices, as well as receive training in project management and development.
NBA basketball star Jason Collins tipped off LGBT Pride Month at the U.S. Department of State by enchanting a Department audience with tales of both tough personal decisions and personal successes.
Organized alongside the excitement of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil Sports Diplomacy hosted a Sports Visitor soccer program for coaches from Libya, Tunisia, Egypt, and Yemen.
Cobi Jones, Former U.S. Men's Soccer midfielder and Hall of Famer, explains the power of soccer he has seen first hand as a State Department Sports Envoy.