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Professionals from Mobility International USA, through a Sports Grant traveled to China to help young people with disabilities there become more involved in sports and to increase their self-confidence and involvement in the larger community.
Former U.S. Men’s National Soccer Team player Tony Sanneh and former U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team player Danielle Slaton traveled to Malaysia.
Following past visits to South Korea, Taiwan, and Colombia, Sports Envoys Barry Larkin and Joe Logan embark on a fourth program in Ecuador.
Working with the Embassy in Riyadh and the consulate in Jeddah, the U.S. State Department brought over six female teenage basketball players and two coaches for a two-week program.
From March 8 to 19, 2012, South African coaches met with U.S. sports professionals, held clinics with young American athletes at local schools, participated in an NBA clinic, and engaged in activities focused on team-building and injury prevention in the Washington, D.C., area.
As a part of the Empowering Women and Girls Through Sports Initiative, former U.S. Women’s National Team (WNT) player Amanda Cromwell and former U.S. WNT coach Lauren Gregg went to Argentina as sports envoys.
In partnership with the U.S. Embassy in Jakarta, the U.S. State Department sent former NBA legend, Rick Mahorn, and WNBA star, Edna Campbell, to Indonesia.
U.S. Department of State conducted a Sports Visitor exchange with India.
Two U.S. Sports Envoys, Kayte Christensen and Darvin Ham, joined former Maryland and current Memphis Grizzlies player, Greivis Vasquez, for a series of basketball clinics in Greivis’ hometown, Chacao, Venezuela.
The U.S. State Department and the NBA teamed up to send Nykesha Sales, a six-time WNBA All-Star, to Venezuela