Winter Paralympic Games Highlight Importance of Adaptive Sports Diplomacy Programs

As the PyeongChang Winter Paralympic Games commence on March 9, the U.S. Department of State is recognizing the important issues of disability rights and equal access by expanding its support for adaptive sports diplomacy exchange programs worldwide in 2018. The State Department’s International Sports Programming Initiative is supporting a delegation of American coaches and young ...
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U.S. Presidential Delegation to Attend 2018 Paralympic Winter Games

President Donald J. Trump today announced the members of the Presidential Delegation to the Republic of Korea to attend the Opening Ceremony and events of the 2018 PyeongChang Paralympic Winter Games beginning Friday, March 9, 2018. The Honorable Kirstjen M. Nielsen, Secretary of Homeland Security, will lead the delegation. Members of the Presidential Delegation: The ...
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U.S. Presidential Delegation to Attend the Closing Ceremony of the Winter Olympics

President Trump Announces the Presidential Delegation to the Republic of Korea to Attend the Closing Ceremony of the XXIII Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, Gangwon Province, Republic of Korea President Donald J. Trump today announced the designation of the Presidential Delegation to the Republic of Korea to attend the Closing Ceremony and events of the ...
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U.S. Presidential Delegation to Attend Winter Olympics

President Trump Announces Presidential Delegation to the Republic of Korea to Attend the Opening Ceremony of the XXIII Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, Gangwon Province, Republic of Korea President Donald J. Trump today announced the designation of a Presidential Delegation to the Republic of Korea to attend the Opening Ceremony and events of the 2018 PyeongChang Olympic ...
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U.S. Embassy Seoul Public Affairs Hosts a “Sports for All” Winter Camp

U.S. Embassy Seoul hosted a “Sports for All” Winter Camp at the American Center Korea, welcoming over 450 elementary, middle school, and high school students over the course of three days. The event promoted our “Sports For All” Olympic initiative, which seeks to promote equal access to sports.  Participants included North Korean defector students and ...
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U.S. Embassy Seoul Releases “Hello, Korea!” Video featuring Team USA

View Video (2’40”) U.S. Embassy Seoul released a video this week titled “ Hello, Korea! ” which introduces some members of the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Teams. The video highlights Team USA’s enthusiasm to attend the Games in PyeongChang, their interest in Korean language and culture, and their appreciation to the people of ROK as hosts of the 2018 ...
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Sports for All

November 13, 2017 – Shortly after Team USA’s Olympic speed skating team arrived in Korea to attend the ISU Short Track Speed Skating World Cup, they visited Goyang city for a friendly training session with the Goyang Penguins, a team of developmentally disabled short track skaters.  After demonstrating some on-the-ground exercises like “dry skating,” Team ...
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“Pushing” together to PyeongChang

October 25, 2017–As the Olympics torch was being lit in Greece, U.S. Embassy Seoul‎ was in PyeongChang with Team USA Bobsled & Skeleton athletes and future members of Korea’s Olympic team.  During their visit to a training center for the Korean development team, Team USA’s pilots, including two-time Olympic medalist Elena Meyers, 2010 gold medalist ...
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