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By United Through Sports | April 8, 2021

UTS JOINS MISSION 89 ON INTERNATIONAL DAY OF SPORT FOR DEVELOPMENT AND PEACE The International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP) is celebrated annually on April 6. It is a celebration of the power of sport to drive social change, community development, and to encourage peace, respect and understanding. For Mission 89 the theme for 2021 was: The contribution of sport to the objectives of the Sustainable Development Goal 8.7 in ending human trafficking. SDG Target 8.7 calls …


By United Through Sports | April 7, 2021

LAUSANNE, Switzerland – SportAccord has confirmed new dates for the SportAccord World Sport & Business Summit 2021, with sport’s most influential global gathering now set to take place from 7-12 November 2021 in Ekaterinburg, Russia at the IEC Ekaterinburg-Expo. The decision to push back the dates for the World Sport & Business Summit to November was taken by the SportAccord Executive Committee. SportAccord is in close dialogue with its partners in Ekaterinburg, the Sverdlovsk Oblast region, and the Russian Federation. This move will provide …

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 …

Do Good Feel Good Mongkon Academy Opens its Doors

By United Through Sports | February 12, 2019

February 9th at 9:09 am will go in the history books of the official opening of the Mongkon Academy. The official education and training center under the auspicious WMC under Royal Patronage, the International Federation of Muaythai Amateur recognized by the IOC, United Through Sports and support of Right to Play. The Academy under the motto, “Do Good Feel Good” is the sign for all walks of life, Muaythai for Every Body, for all abilities with no discrimination. A full-sized Muaythai ring, a jogging track, futsol and badminton court, fully equipped gym and seminar rooms; all are there for anybody …

Right To Play, UTS and IFMA visit to Rohinga Refugee Camp

By United Through Sports | January 11, 2019

Over 30 years ago, countless Rohinga families fled from violent human rights abuse and conflict within Myanmar (Burma) and have been “temporarily” living in nine refugee camps within the Tak Province along the western border of Thailand. With over 120,000 refugees in this region, they contribute to the fastest growing refugee crisis in the world. Rohinga families currently have no alternative than to live in cramped shacks in over-crowded make-shift communities. Regular risk of fires sweeping through these camps means that each house is adorned with rows of small plastic bags above their entrances filled with water or sand. These …

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