• 24 September 2014
    Munich Massacre Memorial

    For more than four decades most of us have lived with the image of a masked terrorist on the balcony----an image seared in our mind with tragic consequences.

    Today, we stand here with another objective, one of peace, on of remembrance; bearing witness to the victims. Today we stand here with hope in our hearts for the next generation. 

  • 3 June 2014
    Athletes in Excellence Award

    Anyone may nominate an athlete to win the “Athletes in Excellence” Award. Simply email your submission to All submissions must be received by August 15, 2014. In addition to award recognition, each award winner will receive a $10,000 grant.

  • 7 April 2014
    National Day of Hope Luncheon

    This week we have the great honor of attending the Childhelp National Day of Hope Luncheon in Washington, D.C. April is recognized nationally as Child Abuse Prevention Month, and this event provides the opportunity to recognize the outstanding accomplishments of individuals and organizations in the on-going fight to end child abuse.

  • 31 March 2014
    Youth Art Month 2014

    Today marks the end of Youth Art Month, a nationwide event in the United States which promotes art and art education among the nation’s youth. Originally called “Children’s Art Month,” this celebration of young people and art began in 1961 with the goal of “emphasizing the value of participating in art for all children.

  • 6 March 2014
    United Nations Commission on the Status of Women

    Next week New York City will host the 58th session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW). We are pleased and honored to participate, with our Vice-President of Operations, Melanie Raffle, attending the session. Our status as an ECOSOC-accredited non-governmental organization has allowed us to be a part of the many great movements and programs the United Nations.

  • 6 February 2014
    Dr. Arne ‘The Doping Hunter’ Ljungqvist to Receive GSD’s Prestigious Humanitarian Award in Sochi

    The Foundation for Global Sports Development (GSD) is putting drug-free competition in the spotlight by honoring Professor Arne Ljungqvist – vice chairman of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and chairman of the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) Medical Commission – with their prestigious Humanitarian Award. This year’s ceremony will be held at the USA House in the Sochi Olympic Park on February 8, and will feature an influential lineup of guests and speakers that includes IOC member Dr. Ugur Erdener and IOC member and WADA President Sir Craig Reedie. In addition to the distinguished award, GSD will be presenting Professor Ljungqvist with a $100,000 grant for use toward advancing his work in sports management.