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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 …

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 …

UTS & AIMS THANK FISU

By United Through Sports | June 27, 2020

Our Thanks And Gratitude To FISU UTS and AIMS are proud to be supported by FISU, an organisation founded in 1949 which offers opportunity and inspiration to students around the globe to participate in sport. FISU is the world’s leading body that provides students with a healthy lifestyle and chance for them to become leaders of their societies. FISU’s motto: “Today’s Stars, Tomorrow’s leaders”  empowers young athletes to give their best. More than 60 sports are part of the FISU family and the FISU World University Games, Winter FISU World University Games, FISU World University Championships and FISU World University …

IDBF 2020 MACAU

By United Through Sports | June 24, 2020

2020 Macau International Dragon Boat Races The Macau International Dragon Boat Races is celebrating its 20th year on 25 June 2020. Co-organised by the Macau China Dragon Boat Association and the Macau Sports Bureau since 2000, the live streaming of the event will bring action into the homes of dragon boat fans from across the world that are unable to participate due to COVID-19 government restrictions. The Dragon Boat Festival (端午節 or 龍舟節) is celebrated annually on the fifth day of the fifth month of the lunar calendar. Also known as the ‘double fifth’, it is a traditional festival with …

UTS & AIMS THANK IPC

By United Through Sports | June 18, 2020

Diversity and inclusion are some of the key elements of the IPC movement aside from their core values of determination, inspiration, courage and equality. We are proud and honoured to have the support of the IPC across our events and initiatives. It is vital that we support the IPC in all their mission towards social inclusion and there is much we can learn from Parasports both on and off the field of play. UTS President Stephan Fox stated “With the current global state of affairs, it is clear that now is a pivotal moment for the international sport community to …

UTS & AIMS THANK THE IOC

By United Through Sports | June 16, 2020

United Through Sports (UTS) was founded in 2017 with the first event held during the annual SportAccord Convention in 2018 held in the beautiful kingdom of Thailand. The UTS initiative under the IOC recognised umbrella organisation AIMS work together to use the powerful platform of sports towards social change and positive development. UTS and AIMS would like to pay their utmost respect and give thanks acknowledging all valuable organisations and individuals who have contributed and dedicated their support towards the UTS initiatives. As a consequence of their contribution, smiles have been brought upon the faces of countless youths from challenged backgrounds, athletes around the world …

WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY

By United Through Sports | June 5, 2020

On this year’s United Nations’ World Environment Day, International Sports Federations (IFs) demonstrated their commitment to protecting biodiversity and promoting awareness for pressing environmental issues. The focus of this year’s day was the celebration of biodiversity, which is vital for our planet’s ecosystems, and many IFs took the opportunity to illustrate their ongoing work in furthering sustainable sport. “Sport has an unparalleled platform to raise awareness amongst a vast community, so it is only right that sport honours World Environment Day,” GAISF President Raffaele Chiulli said. “To see the tremendous progress our Members have made towards sustainable sport makes me …

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