Many will remember the iconic image of Nelson Mandela in the middle of the rugby field, donned in a Springbok Jersey at the 1995 Rugby World Cup. It was a day that all South Africans were united as one; today the 1995 Rugby...KEEP READING
Get Moving With Sports Diplomacy
A good number of this week's PD News headlines explored the role of sports and physical activity in public diplomacy. Four sports envoys from the U.S. are hosting basketball clinics for Ethiopian youth, while cycling in Africa is benefiting women's empowerment. Other news stories focused on sports as a tool for promoting the UN's Sustainable Development Goals, and an Italian volleyball team wearing jerseys imprinted with the Taiwan Excellence logo.
- U.S. Embassy Hosts Youth Basketball Clinics with Four Sports Envoys - Africa News
- How Bikes Are Changing the Dynamic on Africa's Roads - The Guardian
- Role of Sports in the Realization of Sustainable Development Goals - New Delhi Times
- Men's Italian Volleyball Team to Wear Taiwan Emblem on Jerseys - Taiwan News
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