January 22, 2020

Preventing youth crime and violence through sport

Sport has great potential to empower youth and help them find the right path in life! Don't you agree? The #LineUpLiveUp global initiative on youth crime prevention uses sport to empower young people from marginalized communities and help them develop essential life skills that increase adaptive and positive behaviour addressing vulnerabilities that are linked to violence, crime and drug use.

January 21, 2020

Black Belt in Life • CHOOSE SPORT • S3E12

#ChooseSport is a series of one-minute short videos that profile youth across the world who have gone through a transformation with sports and the trainers who promote this approach.

December 20, 2019

Be Your Better Self • CHOOSE SPORT • S3E11

At an age when many teens face challenges, sports coaches can become a major positive influence on them. Sport helped Rustam from Kyrgyzstan overcome a very difficult time in life. As a football coach today he inspires youth to find the right path in life.

December 20, 2019

Choose the Right Path • CHOOSE SPORT • S3E10

#ChooseSport is a series of one-minute short videos that profile youth across the world who have gone through a transformation with sports and the trainers who promote this approach.

December 20, 2019

When in Doubt Pedal it Out • CHOOSE SPORT • S3E9

"Some of my peers have quit school. They drink and smoke but I didn't want this kind of future," - says 18-year-old Razak. When young people #ChooseSport , it helps them stay away from risky habits.

December 20, 2019

Score Your Goals • CHOOSE SPORT • S3E8

"Every girl or boy should have a chance to pursue their passion" - 16-year-old Aizhan scores on the field and in life! Through football, the girl learned how to be more responsible, confident and strong.

December 20, 2019

Shoot for the Moon • CHOOSE SPORT • S3E7

When youth #ChooseSport and learn about discipline, respect, and ambition, their lives take a new direction. "If I hadn't found this archery school, maybe I'd be a thief and end up in jail," - says 17-year-old Manuchehr.

December 13, 2019

Make Your Idol Proud • CHOOSE SPORT • S3E6

Djanbulot always looked up to his idols Jackie Chan and Jet Li who inspired him to start doing wushu. Years of practice and hard work turned Djanbulot from a street hooligan to a disciplined martial artist who would make his idols proud.