August 14, 2015 / 0 Comments

UGANDA OLYMPIC COMMITTEE SIGNS STRATGIC ALLIANCE WITH AWF

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PRESS RELEASE: UGANDA OLYMPIC COMMITTEE STRATGIC ALLIANCE  WITH AWF,  LAUSANNE SWITZERLAND, AUGUST 14

Formed under the category of Child and Youth Development within the Social Responsibility Unit, the alliance is a demonstration of UGANDA OLYMPIC COMMITTEE commitment to providing development opportunities for athletes. A sustainable lifestyle post sporting career is a key objective for any athlete. Without higher education too many athletes are experiencing a narrow pathway of opportunity in securing an enjoyable working future. Obtaining higher education is paramount in improving the skill set of retiring athletes and providing long term returns of social and economic benefit to the communities that once supported the athletes.

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August 13, 2015 / 0 Comments

American Athletic Scholarships

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Press Release: American Athletic Scholarships, Geneva, Switzerland 2015

Athletes from all over the world who aim to combine both education and sport now have a new free option to help them achieve this goal. Today Athletes World Foundation and Athletes USA launch a new initiative to help offer 25 athletic scholarships to American Universities within the NCAA, NAIA and NJCAA for underprivileged athletes.

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August 13, 2015 / 0 Comments

Sport Scholarships for African Athletes

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Press Release: Athletes USA partner with Millennium Marathon to provide track & field scholarship: Accra, Ghana, 13TH August 2015

This epic international marathon, in collaboration with the Race Director Haile Gebrselassie, one of  the finest runners of all time, will attract over 15,000 professional runners locally and internationally, as well as more than 100,000 spectators from around the country of Ghana. The half marathon will start from the Independence Square in Accra and pass through some of Accra’s tourist’s monuments while continuing the run along the Atlantic Ocean on Labadi beach road, across the Trade Fair and through some lovely streets of Accra, via the National theatre, Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum and back to the finish line at the Independence Square.

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