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How Table Hockey is Helping Displaced Children in Ukraine Cope with Stress and PTSD

Learn how table hockey is helping displaced children in Ukraine cope with stress and PTSD.

Sports Envoy: Shaquille O'Neal in Cuba

Shaquille O'Neal chats briefly about his trip to Cuba as part of the Sports Envoy program.

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).

Jackie takes a jog and connects with young women on an individual basis

USA Track & Field Legend Jackie Joyner-Kersee Made Great Strides in Jerusalem

Under ECA’s Empowering Women and Girls Through Sports Initiative, three-time Olympic gold medalist Jackie Joyner-Kersee promoted healthy lifestyles and shared lessons on leadership in Jerusalem for this first-ever State Department track and field envoy program.

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