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Thankful for a Mission Made Possible by You

Thankful for a Mission Made Possible by You

As the World Sport Chicago staff celebrates Thanksgiving we pause to give thanks to the individuals, foundations, corporations, and organizations that have supported us and the work we do! During the past 11 months, World Sport Chicago has received generous support that is fueling our efforts and enabling us to impact lives and communities across

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Intercultural Dialogue Through Sport

Intercultural Dialogue Through Sport

“Sport has the power to change the world. It has the power to inspire. It has the power to unite people in a way that little else does. It speaks to youth in a language they understand. ” ~ Nelson Mandela World Sport Chicago welcomes a new resolution “Sport as a means to promote education,

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Olympian Langowski Stays In Contact With Community

Olympian Langowski Stays In Contact With Community

Athlete Ambassador’s Name: Lawrence Langowski Date of Birth: 06/11/85 Home Country: USA Home Town: Chicago, IL & Mexico City Resides: Chicago, IL Sport: Freestyle Wrestling College: Northwestern University “Sport has helped bring an inner-city kid from Chicago to compete across the world in the sport of wrestling, compete in the Olympics, study at some of the world’s best universities, become a

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4 Reasons Spinning is Winning

4 Reasons Spinning is Winning

It’s only mid November, and winter is already upon us. This means months of battling the freezing cold, running on treadmills, and low no energy workouts. During these frigid times, we athletes need something to look forward to and wake us up from the winter hibernation. A great way to jump start your workout during these

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Spin for BAM-Sports

Spin for BAM-Sports

If you were asked what percentage of Chicago Public High School students graduate from college, what would you guess? 50%? 60%? The truth is much more sobering. According to a longitudinal study by the University of Chicago Consortium on Chicago School Research, only 8% of freshmen students entering CPS high schools in 1995 earned a

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Honored by Valor

Honored by Valor

It has been our honor to work with hundreds of courageous veterans and active duty service members over the past few years. These men and women bravely served at home and overseas, and many served in Iraq, Afghanistan, Vietnam and countless other wars and conflicts. Now that they are home, we, and other adaptive sports

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Teamwork and Determination are CREWcial in Attaining Goals

Teamwork and Determination are CREWcial in Attaining Goals

Athlete Ambassador’s Name:  Tony D. Brooks Date of Birth: 08/03/1950 Home Country: USA Home Town: Speedway, IN  Resides: Wilmette, IL Sport: Rowing; Olympics 1972, 1976; National Team for World Championships 1973, 1974, 1975; Pan American Games 1975 College: Harvard College AB 1972; Harvard Business School MBA 1979 “All were merged into one smoothly working machine; they

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Spin to Break the Cycle Returns

Spin to Break the Cycle Returns

We all know the statistics and have heard the news reports about the challenges that the youth of Chicago face. We all would like to get involved and make a difference, but we don’t know how. What can we do? How can we help? Is there any way I can help break the cycle of

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