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NATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE OF SAUDI ARABIA AND UTS DEBRIEFING

By United Through Sports | May 20, 2022

An important meeting took place between the National Olympic Committee of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia represented by His Highness Prince Fahd bin Jalawi bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Secretary General and Vice President to the NOC of KSA, and UTS President Stephan Fox with the UTS team led by CEO, Julia Govinden. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia hosted the successful 2021 edition of the UTS World Virtual Youth Festival under the patronage of the IOC, IPC, SOI. Supported by 126 organisations including 68 International sport federations across 126 countries. UTS thanked His Highness for all the record-breaking efforts which were …

AIMS GENERAL ASSEMBLY 2022

By United Through Sports | May 19, 2022

The 20 AIMS members and 10 observers held their General Assembly which was held virtually. Originally the General Assembly should have been held in Ekaterinburg but since it was cancelled it was decided that it was to be held on the same date and time but virtually. AIMS President Stephan Fox who was elected for his second term last year in November opened the congress talking about the significance of sport, how it is more important than ever. He stated that it fills him with pride to have been given the trust for a second term and congratulated the AIMS …

UTS AT THE 77TH OLYMPIC COUNCIL OF ASIA EXECUTIVE BOARD MEETING

By United Through Sports | May 13, 2022

A special invitation was given to the United Through Sports President, Stephan Fox, to present United Through Sports at the 77th OCA Executive Board Meeting. President Fox thanked acting President of the OCA Raja Randhir Singh and Director General Husain Al-Musallam, for the opportunity and he presented the 2021 World Virtual Youth Festival hosted by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The UTS President thanked His Royal Highness Prince Abdulaziz Bin Turki Al Faisal, the President of the National Olympic Committee of Saudi Arabia and Minister of Sport and His Highness Prince Fahad Bin Jalawi Al Saud the Vice President for an outstanding “Sport …

AIMS/UTS PRESIDENT VISITS UZBEKISTAN

By United Through Sports | May 9, 2022

The National Olympic Committee and the Sports Ministry of Uzbekistan invited AIMS/UTS President Mr. Stephan Fox to discuss future cooperation. Mr. Fox was picked up by the Vice President of the National Olympic Committee Mr. Sherzod Tashmatov and visited the beautiful Uzbekistan National Olympic Committee building. The Minister of Sports Mr. Adham Ikramov welcomed Mr. Fox at the NOC and discussed the future cooperation between UTS and other opportunities. Uzbekistan is one of the bidders for the UTS World Virtual Youth Festival in 2023 to possibly be held in the heart of Uzbekistan, the magnificent Samarkand. Mr. Fox congratulated the minister for …

JUJITSU FOR GOOD, A BETTER WORLD THROUGH JUJITSU

By United Through Sports | May 2, 2022

UTS was invited to collaborate with the Ju-jitsu International Federation 30 April 2022 as a part of their virtual event “Ju-Jitsu and Sport for Development: Essential Toolkits for All Community Ju-Jitsu Projects.” JJIF provided an academic series of free webinars to share and discuss the basics of creating and running a sustainable development project in Ju-Jitsu. Four sessions were held focusing on the pillars of JJIF: Protection, Inclusion, Empowerment, and the SDGs in the context of sport and development. Sessions were held every Saturday in April, starting with the 9th, each session focused on one Topic with each session consisting …