WHO WE ARE
United Through Sports (UTS) is an alliance of many organisations and people working together through sports, to bring inclusion, unity and equality to the world.
WHAT WE DO
UTS brings people together working towards unified goals which place youth at the centre. Together we take positive steps forward towards reducing challenges including discrimination and inequality.
We organise different events in which youth, sport and education are central. We unite to ensure that every child has an opportunity on the playing field of life.
Kampala, Uganda – In a remarkable step towards fostering a more inclusive world, Heer Hitesh Usadadiya (14), a young Ugandan swimmer and United Through Sports Young Leader, has co-founded the Angel Aquatics Foundation along with his supportive parents. This non-profit organization aims to empower children and also those with disabilities in Uganda by providing them with opportunities to enjoy, learn and excel in swimming. Recognising the countless physical, emotional, and psychological benefits of swimming, the organization strives to offer training in adaptive swimming. By doing so, it not only enhances the physical well-being of these children but also provides them with a …
Mannheim, Germany – The 16th IFA Fistball Men’s World Championship took place on 22-29 July 2023, featuring 16 nations from all continents, including Germany, Austria, Brazil, Switzerland, Chile, Argentina, and others. The championship drew a massive crowd, with over 30,000 spectators at the Rhein-Neckar Stadium during the World Championship week and a record audience of over 8,000 spectators on Friday and over 10,000 spectators at the SAP Arena on the final weekend, with Germany securing its fourth consecutive World Championship title, defeating Austria with a clear 4-0 victory in the final. Among the inspiring athletes, Mateus Kuntzler from the Brazilian …
UTS and AIMS President Stephan Fox was once again invited to be part of the IOC UNODC Expert Group to develop guidance on preventing juvenile delinquency and reduce (re)offending through sport. The expert group served to develop guidance on how sport and sport-based programmes can effectively be used in the context of secondary and tertiary prevention and community-based programmes to prevent violence and crime and reduce (re)offending amongst young people. The meeting took place in the context of the joint IOC UNODC programme called SC:ORE (Score against Crime : Outreach Resilience Empowerment of at-risk youth that aims to support multisectoral …