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.
The World Combat Games 2023 in Riyadh witnessed an enthralling display of strength, tradition, and inclusivity as the ancient martial art of muaythai took to the stage of the Cultural Square on Sunday 29th October. Also known as the ‘art of 8 limbs’ muaythai utilizes eight points of contact, including fists, shins, knees, and elbows, and features a rich history filled with breathtaking displays of athleticism. In a celebration of heritage and culture, the Wai Kru and Mai Muay divisions emerged as full medal events, emphasizing the preservation of Muaythai’s centuries-old traditions. Both male and female divisions, along with a …
Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – In the heart of Riyadh, the passion of the World Combat Games 2023 continues to resonate, not only within the beautiful venue of King Saud University but also across the international schools around Riyadh. Dedicated to nurturing sport values, respect, and inclusivity among the youth, the Games have successfully brought their magic and passion to the future generations. United Through Sports (UTS), alongside the Saudi Arabian Local Organising Committee, partnered with the Saudi Arabia National Olympic & Paralympic Committee, Ministry Of Sport and Saudi Olympic Academy, to bring positive impact by merging education and …
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – The 2023 World Combat Games in Riyadh has been showcasing innovative para and special disciplines across its 16 featured martial arts. This global platform has provided athletes of varying abilities the opportunity to exhibit their talents and capabilities on an international scale.Inspired by the Paralympics and Special Olympics, athletes with physical and intellectual disabilities have been given an equal stage to shine. Six of the martial arts have taken an active inclusive approach to the games and the debut of Armwrestling in the World Combat Games is one such sport. Armwrestling is a discipline that requires …