Results are Tagged with "Sports Diplomacy"
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.
Former U.S. Men's National Soccer Team members travel to Cyprus.
The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs hosted a Russian delegation of 18 youth hockey players and their coaches, who participated in the first-ever ice hockey exchange between the two countries.
Empowering Women and Girls Through Sport
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton spoke about the power of sports in contributing the the empowerment of women and girls from around the world.
18 high school students from around the world participated in a U.S. Department of State sports diplomacy program about the Women's World Cup.
The first U.S.-Japan Sports Exchange.
Hall of fame baseball player Cal Ripken, Jr., traveled to Japan on behalf of the Department of State to put on baseball clinics and work with kids affected by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is a Global Cultural Ambassador for the U.S. Department of State. He traveled to Brazil to promote education.