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Results are Tagged with "Sports Diplomacy"

U.S. State Department & NHL Partner for Ice Hockey Exchange with Russia

Photo of two ice hockey participants

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

SportsUnited: Empowering Women Through Sports

Empowering Women and Girls Through Sport

Women's World Cup Initiative: Empowering Women and Girls Through Sports

Women's World Cup Initiative: Hillary Clinton speaks on empowering women through sports

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton spoke about the power of sports in contributing the the empowerment of women and girls from around the world.

Women's World Cup Program

SportsUnited Women's World Cup participants

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.

First U.S.-Japan Sports Exchange

Hillary Clinton welcomes Japanese baseball players participating in the sports exchange.

The first U.S.-Japan Sports Exchange.

Cal Ripken, Jr. Leads International Sports Exchange with Japan

Cal Ripken Jr. traveled to Japan to work with kids affected by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami.

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 - Global Cultural Ambassador

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Cultural Ambassador to Brazil

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is a Global Cultural Ambassador for the U.S. Department of State. He traveled to Brazil to promote education.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar in Salvador, Brazil

 Global Cultural Ambassador Kareem Abdul-Jabbar spends time in Brazil to speak with youth about the importance and power of education.

Newly appointed Global Cultural Ambassador Kareem Abdul-Jabbar spends time in Brazil to speak with youth about the importance and power of education.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Newly appointed Global Cultural Ambassador Kareem Abdul-Jabbar spends time in Brazil to speak with youth about the importance and power of education.

Empowering Women & Girls Through Sports

Empowering Women & Girls Through Sports

In the midst of the NCAA's March Madness, the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs announced an international sports exchange that brought 18 teenage girl athletes and 6 female coaches from all corners of the globe to Washington, D.C., and Denver, Colorado as part of the Empowering Women and Girls Through Sports Initiative.

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