Sports Visitor Program
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.
The State Department had two concurrent bilateral sports exchange programs with Russia in the summer of 2012.