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.



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.


Santiago, Chile Will Host the 2027 Special Olympics World Games

By United Through Sports | May 9, 2024 | 0 Comments

First-ever Special Olympics World Games held in the Latin American region Washington, DC – The world’s largest sports and humanitarian event is coming to Chile’s capital city. The Special Olympics International Board of Directors announced today that Santiago, Chile will be the host site for the 2027 Special Olympics World Games, marking the first time in the organization’s 55-year history that a World Games will take place in the Southern Hemisphere.   In less than four years, Santiago will welcome more than 6,000 Special Olympics athletes from over 170 nations to compete in 22 Olympic-type sports at Santiago’s state-of-the-art competition venues. They will be supported by …

Special Olympics athlete and leader Kiera Byland inspires AIPS Congress to champion inclusion through sport

By United Through Sports | May 7, 2024 | 0 Comments

THE FOLLOWING ARTICLE IS A REPOST FROM THE INTERNATIONAL SPORTS PRESS ASSOCIATION (AIPS), WRITTEN BY RITAH ALIGUMA. SANTA SUSANNA, April 30, 2024 – In a stirring moment at the 86th AIPS Congress, Kiera Byland, a multiple gold medal-winning cyclist and advocate for inclusion, delivered a powerful speech that resonated with attendees. As the International Sports Press Association marked its centenary, Byland took the stage to commemorate the progress made in sports journalism while challenging the status quo regarding inclusion in sports. A CENTURY AGO  Standing before the esteemed audience, Byland reflected on the origins of AIPS, highlighting a pivotal moment captured in history …

UTS and Hess Sports Group sign MOU to solidify partnership

By United Through Sports | April 26, 2024 | 0 Comments

Birmingham, UK – United Through Sports (UTS) and Hess Sports Group have officially cemented their partnership. Hess Sports Group Founder Rolf Hess and UTS President Stephan Fox have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) during the 2024 SportAccord Convention in Birmingham. The Hess Cycling Team, which exists as part of Hess Sports Group, aims to breathe some fresh air into women’s road cycling, with a focus on inspiring women of all ages to push their limits and embrace the journey of self-improvement. In line with the vision of UTS, Hess Sports Group is deeply committed to fostering positivity, inclusivity, and …


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