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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).

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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.

A Global Match: American Mentors Empower Women Leaders in Sports

The Global Sports Mentoring Program (GSMP) continues to pair emerging women leaders from around the world with women sports executives as the flagship component of State Department’s Empowering Women and Girls through Sports initiative.

Former NBA Players Promote Understanding in the Philippines

U.S. Embassy Manila hosted two State Department Sports Envoys Allison Feaster, former player in the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA), and Derrick Alston, former player in the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Dream Big, featuring Michelle Kwan (2014 Nanjing Youth Olympics)

Michelle Kwan, Senior Advisor for U.S. Department of State and former U.S. Olympic Figure Skater, talks about how sports are not just about competition, but are about bringing people together to share experiences and build life-long friendships.

Sports are not just about competition, but are about bringing people together to share experiences and build life-long friendships. Share your dreams and the games with us using #Nanjing2014.

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