Results are Tagged with "Sports Diplomacy"

U.S. Sports Envoy Talks Mental Health during COVID-19

The COVID-19 global pandemic has placed health at the forefront of everyday conversations around the world.

ECA Launches the Get Fit Virtual Campaign

This week, the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs’ (ECA) Sports Diplomacy Division will launch the Get Fit virtual campaign.

Assistant Secretary Marie Royce Travels to France for FIFA Women’s World Cup Final

Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) Marie Royce will travel July 5-8 to France as part of the United States Presidential Delegation to the FIFA Women’s World Cup Final Match between the United States and the Netherlands.

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.

Sports Diplomacy: Kazakhstan Boxing

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).