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AIMS Members Getting Ready for the 2020 UTS World Virtual Youth Festival

By Team UTS | October 23, 2020

AIMS is a proud IOC and GAISF recognized umbrella organization. The exchange of sport, culture, education and the promotion of sport as a human right practicing non-discrimination and inclusion are some of the many key priorities for the AIMS family. AIMS is the founding organization of United Through Sports, established in 2017 to share and create alliances towards the betterment of youth regardless of their abilities or social background. 2018, the first UTS powered sport festival took place at SportAccord …

UTS SIGNS MOU WITH SAOC

By United Through Sports | October 16, 2020

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, October 7, 2020: The President of the Saudi Arabian Olympic Committee (SAOC), HRH Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki Al-Faisal, and the President of United Through Sports (UTS), Mr Stephan Fox, signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Tuesday, October 6. The MoU, which will run for two years, was signed at the SAOC President’s office at the Prince Faisal bin Fahd Olympic Complex in Riyadh and is a step to contribute to the development of humankind as well as …

IPC SUPPORTS UTS

By United Through Sports | October 8, 2020

To get youngsters around the world active during the COVID-19 pandemic, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and multiple other sport organisations have partnered with United Through Sports to launch the 2020 World Virtual Youth Festival. More than 60 organisations including the IOC, IPC and Special Olympics are supporting the event which will invite youngsters from under 18 years to take part in online qualification events in October. Winners from the qualification events will progress to the online finals that will be hosted in Thailand between 20-22 November to coincide with the United Nations World Children’s Day.  The festival will include …

UTS 2020 YOUTH FESTIVAL PATRONAGE

By United Through Sports | October 2, 2020

“Cooperation is always more powerful than competition, and in union there is strength.”– UTS President Stephan Fox As we mark the 50-day countdown to the UTS World Virtual Youth Festival 2020, youth around the world are now being activated and invited to participate in the festival competitions. Over 60 international sport affiliated organisations have joined towards celebrating the youth and giving them opportunities regardless to their abilities. Real change occurs with the unity of many sharing in a united vision and mission. This festival has brought together strong partnerships who have granted their patronage to this unique youth centred event. The International …

UTS INVITES INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION ITOS FOR THE FIRST TECHNICAL WEBINAR

By United Through Sports | September 30, 2020

Creator & Designer: Asad Merchant UTS INVITES INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION ITOS FOR THE FIRST TECHNICAL WEBINAR “Individual commitment to a group effort-that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.” -Vince Lombardi The UTS Virtual Youth Festival 2020 aims to unite all participating sports, whose youth will be competing against one another during the November 20-22nd Festival Finals. Youth participants will be judged by other sports regardless to whether they are Olympic or non-Olympic, Summer or Winter sports. On the 25th September UTS hosted the first of three technical webinars which welcomed over 60 International …

UTS TO HOST THE FIRST EVER WORLD VIRTUAL YOUTH FESTIVAL

By United Through Sports | September 25, 2020

“Do something today for a better tomorrow” – Oscar Wilde. Over 60 organisations have come together in solidarity and unity under the Olympic, Paralympic and Special Olympics values. Together these organisations will promote inclusion, health, equality, non-discrimination and peace. The festival includes youth of all abilities where the doors are open for youth from migrant and refugee backgrounds, youth from international federations and those with different physical and mental abilities. The participating organisations share a common vision, to provide opportunity by working with and for the youth, giving them autonomy and hope. Leaders of sport from IOC President Thomas Bach, …

UTS LAUNCHES VIRTUAL YOUTH FESTIVAL LOGO

By United Through Sports | September 17, 2020

United Through Sports (UTS) organisers launch the official logo for the first edition of the UTS Virtual Youth Festival 2020. The logo stands to represent the inclusion of all youth regardless to ability and symbolises unity in diversity. The design uses a vibrant, bold and youthful colour palette appealing to the younger generations and signifying fun and positivity. The festival logo is built upon the foundations of the UTS official logo and adapted towards the novel virtual festival concept. At the centre of the logo the design symbolises the digital world with four different youths encircling the globe, they are …

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