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United Through Diversity Forum: Youth address the leaders of sports at SportAccord 2024

By United Through Sports | April 22, 2024

Birmingham, UK – Hosted the SportAccord World Sport & Business Summit, 7-11 April in Birmingham, UK. The event stands as a platform for shaping the future of sports on a global scale, bringing together 1,500 leaders and key decision-makers in sports. United Through Sports (UTS) held the “United Through Diversity Forum” as an integral part of the SportAccord 2024 supported by the umbrella of AIMS. This momentous occasion provided a platform for exceptional youth to address leaders of the international sports community, royalty, and government officials. The forum also gave a perfect opportunity for UTS to report on its impactful …

IPSC and UTS sign MOU to strengthen collaboration

By United Through Sports | April 14, 2024

Birmingham UK, 10 April 2024 – UTS and the International Practical Shooting Confederation (IPSC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) during the 2024 SportAccord Convention to further expand their partnership advocating to place youth of all abilities at the forefront giving opportunities through sport, education and health. The partnership is aimed at ensuring athletes within the confederation and beyond can develop and feel included, no matter their ability. The signing ceremony united IPSC Vice President Friedrich Gepperth and UTS President Stephan Fox, who made a firm commitment to do their best in the service of the next generations, ensuring all athletes …

UTS Experiences World Strongman Championships

By United Through Sports | April 8, 2024

Dubai –The stage was set 27 March 2024 for the World Strongman Championship, bringing the strongest athletes from around the world to the Emirates Sports Hotel. A press conference at the Dubai Sports Council invited UTS President Stephan Fox and CEO, Julia Govinden who were present for their first Strongman event alongside IOC Executive, AIWOF President and President of the Fédération Internationale Bobsleigh et de Tobogganing (FIBT) Ivo Ferriani. UTS congratulated the federation for their positive efforts towards developing the sport internationally and shared the plans for the coming days towards sharing, discussing and strategizing how to focus on the …

UTS Celebrates Women’s History Month With A Partnership for the Special Olympics Webinar Series

By United Through Sports | March 19, 2024

Washington, Online – In the spirit of Women’s Month, UTS supported the Special Olympics (SOI) who orchestrated a fantastic webinar series dedicated to fostering discussions around women in sports and inclusion. The objective was to inspire young women whilst promoting inclusivity in and out of sport. This initiative underscores the shared values and mission between the Special Olympics and United Through Sports to empower everyone through the platform of sport. On March 15th, the webinar “Pathways to Leadership” was joined by UTS CEO, Julia Govinden who said: “It is an absolute honor to be invited as a panelist, alongside five-time …

Judo’s Universal Celebration: Bridging Generations at the Paris Grand Slam 2024

By United Through Sports | February 9, 2024

Paris, France – This year’s Grand Slam in Paris marked the 50th edition of the event, drawing 621 athletes from a record 107 nations in front of the packed Accor Hotels Arena. The Judo Paris Grand Slam 2024, which concluded Sunday 4 February, was not just a testament to the Judo wide appeal but also a vibrant showcase of the power of sport. Invited by the International Judo Federation (IJF), United Through Sports President Stephan Fox and CEO Julia Govinden travelled to Paris to attend the event, as UTS is always ready to support and join the action. Bridging Generations: …