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UTS joins 2019 IFMA Youth World Championships

By United Through Sports | October 25, 2019

With the sun shining brightly over beautiful Antalya, Turkey, between the 28th – 6th of October, the IFMA family along with over 600 youths from 75 countries shared their stage with us for the IFMA 2019 World Youth Muaythai Championships. United Through Sports was thrilled to assist in coordinating the social elements of the championships with activities for the young athletes including; Rise and Grind, the Eco-Awarness Beach Cleanup and the first edition of IFMA Stars On The Rise Talent Show, which saw many young athletes share their gifts beyond the ring. Our Youth Conference took a more interactive approach …

UTS and WMC Sign an MOU At The 2019 World Martial Arts Masterships

By United Through Sports | September 25, 2019

A milestone was reached with the signing of a memorandum of understanding between United Through Sports and the World Martial Arts Masterships Committee to combine efforts in using the power of sports towards the benefit for the youth of the world. WMC President and Governor of Chungju city, Mr Si-Jong Lee and UTS CEO Julia Govinden signed the memorandum of understanding in the presence and with witness of former Secretary General of United Nations Mr Ban Ki Moon, President of GAISF Mr Raffaele Chiulli, IOC member Mrs Khunying Patama Leeswadtrakul, AIMS President Mr Stephan Fox and President of World Taekwondo …

United Through Sports and the International Sepaktakraw Federation Sign an MOU

By United Through Sports | August 27, 2019

The 27th August 2019 will go in the history books between Sepaktakraw and UTS as they consolidated their partnership by signing a memorandum of understanding as part of the Septakraw Kings Cup Tournament 2019 in Bangkok. UTS and ISTAF have already been working together with unified goals leading up to the SportAccord Convention 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand. Under this relationship, both parties have committed to continue working together promoting sport as a unique and powerful platform towards social change and towards encouraging an active and inclusive lifestyle for youth. ISTAF Secretary General Mr Halim, welcomed United Through Sports (UTS) CEO …

Using Blockchain for the Good of Sport

By United Through Sports | May 15, 2019

Blockchain makes an impact at Sportaccord World Sport & Business Summit. The 2019 SportAccord Convention was once again hailed as a major success with this year’s summit topic: The Future of Big Data and Analytics. There were many world-class speakers, with keynote speaker Heinrich Zetlmayer, General Partner at Blockchain Valley Ventures. Mr Zetlmayer delivered a presentation depicting the usage of blockchain for the good of sport. EX Sport, who works under the motto “Blockchain is good” for sport, used pilot projects to demonstrate how blockchain can be utilized for the good of sport. A case study was made in collaboration …

Bangkok Urban Success Story

By United Through Sports | May 1, 2019

Sport Is Your Gang is an initiative which started many years ago providing safe playgrounds especially for children from challenged backgrounds. The Bangkok Sport Accord Convention 2018 was hailed as one of the most successful, especially with the UN initiative born by AIMS, one of the five IOC and GAISF recognized umbrella bodies. The initiative was called United Through Sports (UTS) and the three day festival, with the participation of over 60 sports and conferences which was given full patronage of the IOC, involved many participants including refugee and disadvantaged youth. Money was raised to give sport equipment and great …