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UTS JOINS MISSION 89

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 …

SPORTACCORD 2021 DATES

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 …

UNITED THROUGH SPORTS LEAVING A LEGACY AWARDS GALA

By Team UTS | December 15, 2020

More than 100 organizations and federations participated in the historical United Through Sports World Virtual Youth Festival 2020. While we are still finding ourselves in unprecedented times, the festival focused on promoting and nurturing: Inclusion, Non-discrimination, Equality and Peace.  The festival was granted patronage by the IOC, IPC, SOI, SportAccord, GAISF, AIMS and included 5 competitions: Aero Fit, Max Fit, Inclusive Sports, Talent and Unified Fitness Challenge.  Youth Ambassadors from all participating organizations and cities shared their own unique messages of peace and hopes for a better future at a time where we are all in need of hope and …

Thailand Praises the Success of the UTS Festival

By Team UTS | November 26, 2020

The United Through Sports World Virtual Youth Festival made a big impact in the Kingdom of Thailand. Bangkok, Thailand was proudly the host of this historical sport and educational event. Over 3 months, the Thai Youth prepared and practiced to be a part of the various festival events. The Opening and Closing Ceremony, the competitions and the workshops. Youth participated in the Opening Ceremony with a special band of all abilities which had been formed and the Thai Dance, Cheerleading and Gymnastic Federations sending their National Teams to perform. Schools and Universities participated in the 3 workshops and hosts were …

United Through Sports Congratulates IPC Medalists

By Team UTS | November 25, 2020

The International Paralympic Committee is an important partner of the United Through Sports initiative. Hundreds of youngsters from around the world joined the final competition. They needed to film themselves performing an exercise routine of their choice for 60 seconds maximum. Then they needed to spend 45 seconds to the camera explaining their motivation to participate in the challenge and what world leaders need to do to create a more accessible and inclusive future for all people. IPC President Andrew Parsons was the opening speaker for the Festival and the IPC, and participated in different Panels over the 5-day Conference. …

YOUTH AROUND THE WORLD YOU ROCK!

By Team UTS | November 22, 2020

Youth from the five continents were united as one spirit with one heart for the UTS World Virtual Youth Festival 2020. Since the first UTS Festival in 2018, each event has focused on placing youth at the centre. This essential aspect of the UTS Festival concept ensures that youth of all abilities have an equal opportunity. The spectacular five-day Youth Festival has come to an end. Over the last 3 months, youth from around the world have prepared and been excited by the prospect of such a unique and all-inclusive event.  We are all experiencing challenging times with the current …

CONGRATULATIONS IN ORDER TO ALL THE WINNERS AND FINALISTS!

By Team UTS | November 22, 2020

A Big Day for Aero Fit! The Aero Fit competition was a big hit on the live stream with some amazing performances and it is time to announce the finalists! The Final in the Youth Under 10 Division will be between the International Cheer Union and the International Federation of Muaythai Associations. Congratulations to you! The Aero Fit Under 12 Finals will be between two International Cheer Union teams. Congratulations but a special mention must go to the Right to Play Youth Team, the World Dance Sport Federation and Team WAKO and all the other participants. Well Done! Aero Fit …

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