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World Sport Chicago Hosts 5th Annual Valor Games Midwest

Multi-sport competition for wounded veterans and active duty service members Search for veterans continues until July 24th CHICAGO – World Sport Chicago (WSC) will host the fifth annual Valor Games Midwest in Chicago on August 18-20, 2015. The nonprofit honors those who have served our country with this regional, introductory competition for injured, ill and

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World Sport Chicago names Kam Buckner as executive director

CHICAGO (January 06, 2015) – World Sport Chicago (WSC) today announced the hiring of Kam Buckner as the organization’s executive director. Buckner joins WSC from the Chicago Cubs, where he served as manager of government and neighborhood relations. In this position, he managed the ball club’s relationships with elected officials and community groups and served

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Introducing World Sport Chicago’s First Fellow

“Somewhere behind the athlete you’ve become and the hours of practice and the coaches who have pushed you is a little girl who fell in love with the game and never looked back … play for her.” ~ Mia Hamm I never expected to become a runner and triathlete, and ultimately work in sport for

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World Sport Chicago Welcomes the BAM-Sports Sports Mentors

This September World Sport Chicago welcomed fifteen new men to our team. They come from a diverse range of backgrounds and experience; some where born and raised in Chicago others come from out of state. The guys will be a part of the WSC team for the next nine months serving as sports mentors for

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2013 World Sport Chicago Summer Track Program

The fifth season of the World Sport Chicago Summer Track Program kicks off in just a few short weeks!  We have now confirmed the dates and locations for our three competitive meets: The first meet, which will be a practice meet, will be held at Eckersall Stadium (2423 E 82nd Street) on June 29th. The

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ABC7 CHICAGO: Archery at World Sport Chicago [VIDEO]

First broadcast on ABC7 CHICAGO’s 190North, 03/31/2013, host Janet Davies reporting: This is an indoor sport the anyone can enjoy all year around and World Sport Chicago makes it affordable for the whole family. WATCH THE CLIP

Contact World Sport Chicago

The World Sport Chicago team would be happy to answer any questions you might have about our events, programs or on becoming a partner with us in advancing the lives of Chicago’s youth. Our offices are open during normal business hours, Monday through Friday. Contact Information: Email: Phone: (312) 861-4850 Fax: (312) 861-4801 Office:

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World Sport Chicago Programs

World Sport Chicago’s programming is focused on creating equitable access to play and sport through community based leadership. At a young age, play and sport helps to develop gross motor skills, including coordination balance, running, and jumping by stimulating connections between the brain and nerve cells. Studies have also found that it helps to promote cognitive

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About World Sport Chicago

World Sport Chicago, an independent non-profit organization, supports resiliency and strengthens community by increasing access to youth sport. We hold that when young people are able to benefit from the positive values and fun experienced through sport, the trajectory of an entire neighborhood can change. World Sport Chicago takes action to connect kids to the caring

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United States Olympic Committee Names World Sport Chicago as Community Olympic Development Program Partner

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (December 9, 2010) – World Sport Chicago (WSC), a non-profit organization devoted to promoting sport to the youth of Chicago, has been selected by the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) as a Community Olympic Development Program (CODP) partner. In addition to supporting Olympic and Paralympic sport programs in Chicago, World Sport Chicago’s

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