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Sports Charity News from Around the World

Sports Charity News

Welcome to the News section of the UK website. In here you will find a great mix of all the news taking place from around the world, from fundraising events to what's happening in the countries where we work. Have a browse down the list and see if anything takes your interest.

Latest News

Our Football Boys Receive Motivational Talk from Ghanaian Pro

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The UTS Rugby Tournament in Ghana

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The UTS Rugby Tournament in Ghana

On 12th Dec, volunteer rugby coach, Jack Beard, organised (and refereed) a tournament for the school teams he has been working with for the previous five weeks. The tournament featured four boys and four girls teams from around Nima, a poor suburb in the Greater Accra region known for its’ bustling street market. Read more »

Ghana School of Excellence Almost Complete

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Ghana School of Excellence Almost Complete

We are delighted to report our School of Excellence now have the materials on site to complete the final three classrooms. The building project has come a long way in a short space of time thanks to the efforts of all of our volunteers and friends of United Through Sport. Read more »

Our Boys Play Marcel Desailly Boys

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Our Boys Play Marcel Desailly Boys

On Saturday 1st December the football boys from United Through Sport Ghana, locally know as FC Football Beyond Frontiers (FC FBF) were invited to play friendlies against the Under 17 and Under 13 teams of the Lizzy Sports Complex (LSC). The LSC academy was founded by Ghanaian born French World Cup winner Marcel Desailly. Read more »

Google Support United Through Sport

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Google Support United Through Sport

A big thanks goes out to John Shirley who works for Google. Through his fundraising efforts he has managed to get United Through Sport recognised as part of Google's Match Gift Programme helping secure another $4000 for our project work with disadvantage children overseas.

More on Google's support for United Through Sport Read more »

UTS Wins Global Recognition at the 2012 Peace and Sport Awards

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UTS Wins Global Recognition at the 2012 Peace and Sport Awards

Last week United Through Sports’ work was recognised on an international stage and in front of a global audience at the 2012 Peace and Sport International Forum, held in Sochi, Russia. Read more »

JSE Buddies Up With Wellington College

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JSE kids buddy up with Wellington College

Once again, it was that time of the year when we had our annual visit from our good friends at Wellington College. For three consecutive years now, this UK school has been paying us visits as part of their ‘Social Apprentice’ Programme , where they spend a full week getting involved in our programmes and community projects associated with us. Read more »

Dutch Hockey Team Visit South Africa

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Were Di Tilburg South African Tour

On the 07th August 2012, United Through Sport was pleased to host Were Di Tilburg, a Dutch Hockey team on a South African tour. A total of 39 people were with the group; which consisted of two girls’ teams and the coaching staff. Read more »

Our Kids Visit the Lion Park

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Lion Park Day Visit for Kids

As the term came to the end for a three week school holiday, it was time to reward the Junior School of Excellence (JSE) children for their dedication throughout the term. A big bang at the end of each term is a good way to keep the children motivated. Read more »

John & Richard Run Comrades (89km)

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John & Richard Run Comrades

A huge thanks goes out to John Shirley and Richard Leech for raising £1500 towards our work. We need even more incredible people like them to get involved with exciting fundraising challenges; not only do you achieve yourself but you also help provide a platform for thousands of kids to reach their potential and achieve in greater areas of their own life! Read more »

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