Olympic stars from Jamaica named as UNESCO Champions for Sport
Two of the brightest stars from the Beijing Olympics, the gold medal-winning Jamaican sprinters Usain Bolt and Veronica Campbell-Brown, were today named as Champions for Sport by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNES
Laureus agrees landmark agreement with Jordan's ‘Generations For Peace’
The Laureus Sport for Good Foundation has concluded an agreement with Jordan's Generations For Peace which will enable the two organisations to work together using sport as the means to resolve conflict in troubled communities.
Table Tennis Providing Hope in a Troubled Part of the World
Time and again it is the superstars of sport who hit the headlines but sport is much more than just adulation of those with supreme talent; sport has a humanitarian element, which is just as important, as striving for excellence.
Beijing Olympic athletes get the chance to give hope to refugees
The UNHCR and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) launched the "Giving is Winning" campaign on August 1 2008 to encourage athletes and national Olympic Committees to donate sportswear to refugees in Asia.
'Sport For All Under Pressure After Olympic Games', writes Mogens Kirkeby, President of ISCA
Mogens Kirkeby, President of the International Sport and Culture Association (ISCA), reckons the fight for resources in the aftermath of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games could have dramatic consequences for the "Sport for All" movement.
MYSA partners with Samsung for the 'NextHero Campaign'
The Mathare Youth Sports Association (MYSA) and Samsung electronics have entered into a partnership that aims to use football to inspire kids from underprivileged areas to realize and nurture their talents and to achieve their dreams in life.