Sports Visitor Program

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Virtual Sports Visitor Program Connects Coaches and Administrators from Ten Countries

Last month, the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs’ (ECA) Sports Diplomacy Division hosted a virtual Sports Visitor Program (SVP) with participation from approximately 60 soccer coaches and sports administrators from ten countries.

Sports United: Boxing Diplomacy

Sports Diplomacy: Kazakhstan 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.

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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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Sports Visitor Program Promotes Disability Rights

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

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