sportdiplomacy has written 119 posts for Sports Diplomacy in Motion

Sports Diplomacy News 03/01/2017 – 03/31/2017

Sports Diplomacy News 03/01/2017 – 03/31/2017 03/21/2017 – Mick Mulvaney, the Director of the United States Office of Management and Budget, announced that the Trump Administration would rely on a hard-power budget, not a soft-power one. As a result, programs such as “Sport for Community”, “Empowering Women through Sports”, or “Live, Learn and Play” are … Continue reading

Sports Diplomacy News 02/01/2017 – 02/28/2017

Sports Diplomacy News 02/01/2017 – 02/28/2017 02/07/2017 – The authors of this article regret the decision of the Scottish authorities to cut the sport budget. According to them, Scotland should follow the Australian example, where a sports diplomacy strategy has been set up. Sports diplomacy can give the country greater influence, a sort of soft … Continue reading

L’association Let’s Play présente son nouveau projet

L’association Let’s Play présente son nouveau projet En 2014, Let’s Play Association met sur pied la deuxième édition de son projet “Play in Rio”, qui se tiendra en parallèle de la Coupe du Monde de football l’été prochain. Tout comme lors de la première édition l’an passé, les buts principaux sont l’acheminement de matériel sportif … Continue reading

The association Let’s Play presents a new project

The association Let’s Play presents a new project In 2014, Let’s Play Association sets up a second edition of its project “Play in Rio”, which is to take place during the World Cup next summer. Similarly as the first edition last year, the goals are to bring sports equipment to local educators and children from … Continue reading

Diplomatie du sport : une perspective chinoise

Diplomatie du sport : une perspective chinoise En 2008, la Chine est devenue la 22e nation à accueillir les Jeux olympiques. Pour la première fois, elle organisait le plus grand événement sportif au monde, rassemblant plus de 10.000 athlètes sur son sol. Cinq ans plus tard, la Chine demeure sur le devant de la scène … Continue reading

Sports Diplomacy: A Chinese Perspective

Sports Diplomacy: A Chinese Perspective In 2008, China became the 22nd nation to host the Olympic Games. It was the first time the old nation organized the world’s biggest sports event, welcoming more than 10,000 athletes on its soil. More than five years later, China remains at the forefront of global sport and politics. Doping … Continue reading

Sports Diplomacy News 12/09/2013 – 12/22/2013

Sports Diplomacy News 12/09/2013 – 12/22/2013 12/09/2013 – The Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim ben Hamad Al Thani, has sponsored the Doha Goals Summit, a closed-door forum that gathered sports ministers from all over the world. The event has mainly focused on the issues of financing sports competitions and using sports as a force for … Continue reading

Sports Diplomacy News 11/25/2013 – 12/08/2013

Sports Diplomacy News 11/25/2013 – 12/08/2013 11/25/2013 – The qualification for the World Cup next year in Brazil is crucial in terms of nation branding. Every country is given a unique chance to promote its national image – or degrade it (take the example of France in 2010). For Cameroon, Roger Milla’s performance at the … Continue reading

Sports Diplomacy News 11/11/2013 – 11/24/2013

Sports Diplomacy News 11/11/2013 – 11/24/2013 11/11/2013 – The Little League World Series, an international baseball tournament created in 1947 for children between 11 and 13, is an ideal sports diplomacy vehicle. In its current iteration, winners from 8 regional areas – Europe and Africa, Asia-Pacific and the Middle East, Australia, Canada, the Carribean, Latin … Continue reading

Sports Diplomacy News 10/28/2013 – 11/10/2013

Sports Diplomacy News 10/28/2013 – 11/10/2013 10/28/2013 – In late October, a group of Colombian teenagers took part in a joint training session at the Anyang roller skating facility (Korea). His Excellency Jaime Cabal, Colombian Ambassador to Korea, actively supported this trip, as he considers that friendships can emerge from this kind of initiatives. Colombia … Continue reading


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