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Sports Programs

Athletic competitions and running events bring together people of diverse backgrounds to promote good sportsmanship and build friendship and good will. For suggestions about how to organize a one-day community sports event, click here.

Yekaterinbrg, Russia - The complete text of the motto of the “Run Hour” activity that was held on Saturday, June 4, was “Outrun me on 100m and get your prize!” All those who know something about the activity also know that it is usually held on Sundays. So, why it was Saturday and with such a motto this time?

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Novazzano, Switzerland - the Universal Peace Federation of Ticino organized the first Peace Cup tournament in the town of Novazzano. This football tournament brought together 12 teams of children for a day of sports under the motto “Play Football Make Peace.”

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Moscow, Russia - The “Run Hour” program initiated in Urals region in 2008 by youth Peace Ambassadors was adopted by the Moscow City government this year as part of the Russian National Week of Goodness. Other cities took up the program even without UPF participation, and we do not know the extent of the program.

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Ufa, Russian Federation - Young Peace Ambassadors have taken up the "Run Hour” program that began in Yekaterinburg in 2008. On April 4, the sports event started in Yekaterinburg at 2:00 pm, and then the baton was picked up in Ufa.

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Yekaterinburg and Ufa, Russia - Youth Ambassadors for Peace in Yekaterinburg have been promoting the monthly "Run Hour" sports initiative since 2008. Since then the project has spread to more cities in the Urals, and athletes in Ufa, the capital of the Bashkir Republic of the Russian Federation, took the program over.

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Bern, Switzerland - Former Swiss Federal President and Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations, the Hon. Mr. Adolf Ogi, joined the ranks of the Universal Peace Federation's Ambassadors for Peace at a gathering in Fraubrunnen. 

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As part of the worldwide celebrations of the International Day of Peace 2010, the Universal Peace Federation designed a one-day Sports for Peace program that integrates sports and education in order to promote peaceful communities. Several UPF chapters organized athletic tournaments as part of their celebrations of the International Day of Peace.

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The following are guidelines for a discussion session that can be part of the educational component of a Sports for Peace program.

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Viewing sports as a potential instrument for peace, the Universal Peace Federation designed a one-day Sports for Peace program that integrates sports and education in order to promote peaceful communities.

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Pokrovskoye, Russia - A training-workshop called “Magic Land” in the village of Pokrovskoye in the Sverdlovsk region of central Russia included educational activities, games, sports, music, theatrical productions and service activities in August 2010.

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Moscow, Russia - On July 14, in school №1417, a children’s sports celebration was organized on the occasion of the summer holidays. Children from neighboring houses and from neighboring districts (those who were not scared away by the unusual Moscow heat) came to spend time together in a most pleasant and fruitful way.

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Parnu, Estonia - As global attention focused on the FIFA World Cup in July, youth from six nations converged on Estonia for the Parnu Summer Cup in the spirit of "Play Football Make Peace."

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