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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 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 11/11/2013 – 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 10/14/2013 – 10/27/2013

Sports Diplomacy News 10/14/2013 – 10/27/2013 10/15/2013 – David L. Phillips, Director of the Program on Peace building and Rights at Columbia University’s Institute for the Study of Human Rights, confessed in a recent interview that Georgia should let other countries speculate on a potential boycott of the Sotchi Games. Russia takes Tbilisi’s goodwill for … Continue reading

Sports Diplomacy News 09/30/2013 – 10/13/2013

Sports Diplomacy News 09/30/2013 – 10/13/2013 09/30/2013 – Through the Rink Hockey World Championships, a famous competition among portuguese-speaking nations, Angola seized the opportunity to change its image on the international stage last month. The country could indeed show how it was developing, investing 130 million $ in the organization of this event. This was … Continue reading


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