Development: when sport comes into play
Interventions combining sport and development are more and more frequent. For David Blough, executive director, and Arnaud Roy, project assistant, of the NGO Play International, sport is a concrete tool for development, especially in education.
Gallery: The Olympian, the coach and the navigator steering Fiji swimming in a new direction
In Fiji, swimming has long been perceived as an elite sport rather than a life skill. But in an island nation with high drowning rates, three women heading a new learn-to-swim programme are working to change that.
Video: Hiko - The man teaching Tonga to love hockey
After just two years of structured activity, hockey is scoring big goals in Tonga thanks to the enthusiasm of its popular development officer and support from Oceania Hockey and Hockey Australia through the Pacific Sports Partnerships.