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Three NGOs inspiring young and old through sport honoured with IOC grant

Skateistan, Help Age International Tanzania, and Pro Sport Development are the latest winners of the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) Sport and Active Society Development Grants. 13 more words


Skate Girls of Kabul

Last Tuesday, September 5th, I had the opportunity to attend the launch of the Skate Girls of Kabul at the Ismaili Centre in North York. In late 2012, Jessica Fulford-Dobson, a well-renowned London-based photographer, flipped through the daily newspaper and found, what most may have missed since it was such a small column, news of Afghan girls enrolled in an after-school skateboarding program. 409 more words