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Partnering with the NBA and WNBA and working closely with U.S. Embassy Athens, the U.S. State Department sent basketball envoys to Athens and Thessaloníki in Greece.
The University of Minnesota conducted the International Sports Connection (ISC) program through an International Sports Programming Initiative Grant in Uganda.
Russian youth ice hockey players and coaches traveled to the U.S. for a two-week sports exchange program.
Working with the U.S. Embassy in Rabat, the U.S. State Department dispatched two former U.S. Women’s National Team players and one former coach to Morocco for a sports envoy program.
Partnering with the WNBA and NBA, the U.S. State Department invited two former professional basketball players, Edna Campbell and Bo Outlaw, to work with young athletes in the Republic of the Congo.
Partnering with USA Wrestling, the U.S. State Department brought members of the Mongolian men’s and women’s national freestyle wrestling teams and their coaches to New York.
On June 22, 2011, the U.S. Department of State welcomed 10 young Iraqi basketball players and their coaches to the United States.
The State Department had two concurrent bilateral sports exchange programs with Russia in the summer of 2012.
Partnering with USA Swimming, the U.S. State Department brought 13 athletes—12 youth and one coach—to the U.S. for a swimming-focused program.
A group of Kenyan and Nigerian athletes participated in a fast-paced track and field exchange.