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Sports Envoy: Shaquille O'Neal in Cuba

Shaquille O'Neal chats briefly about his trip to Cuba as part of the Sports Envoy program.

Silk Road Ultramarathon with Dean Karnazes #Dean525

Dean Karnazes will run for 525 kilometers over 11 days from Tashkent, Uzbekistan to Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan to Almaty, Kazakhstan as part of the Sports Envoy program.

SportsUnited: Kazakhstan Boxing Diplomacy

Sports United: Boxing Diplomacy

A delegation of 12 Kazakhstani boxers and trainers traveled to the United States to visit community boxing programs and the Muhammad Ali Center in Louisville, Kentucky.

Exchange Programs 2015 Year in Review

2015 was an extraordinary year for exchange programs. Take a look at some of our favorite moments. Apply for an exchange program in 2016 exchanges.state.gov

2015 GSMP Alumnae Empower Women Around the World

Sixteen international participants have completed the U.S. Department of State’s espnW Global Sports Mentoring Program (GSMP) and now join the ranks of 50 other GSMP alumnae.

Wheelchair Tennis Envoy David Wagner Hits Grand Slam with Canadian Youth

David Wagner’s visit is a testament to the advancement and continued work by the State Department to provide access for all.

Empowering Women and Girls through Sports: Martial Arts vs. Gender-Based Violence

Through Taekwondo, karate, and boxing, 16 young female athletes, trainers, and coaches from Tajikistan also tackled heavy topics related to gender-based violence (GBV).

Exchange Programs Are...

What are International Exchange Programs

What are international exchange programs? We asked our social media communities to tell us what our exchange programs mean to them. Tag your thoughts with #ExchangesAre

Sports Visitor Program Promotes Disability Rights

State Department and U.S. Embassy Brasilia focused its Sports Visitor program on people with disabilities.

New Exchange Supports Global Growth of American Football

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.

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