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In partnership with USA Track and Field and the Oregon Track Club, the U.S Department of State organized a dynamic track and field program to empower women and girls.
A group of 225 fellows from 31 countries arrived in Washington, D.C. to participate in the the Professional Fellows Congress which took place May 3-4, 2011 at the Renaissance Hotel in Arlington, Virginia.
Partnering with the NCAA, USA Basketball, and WNBA, the U.S. Department of State led a fast-paced and exciting basketball program surrounding the events of the Women’s NCAA Final Four.
The U.S. State Department welcomed a group from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) for the first Sports Visitor program of the new year.
Russian youth ice hockey players and coaches traveled to the U.S. for a two-week sports exchange program.
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.
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.
Working with the embassy in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, the U.S. State Department office recruited 12 female taekwondo coaches for a program in the U.S.