July 2015

Transcending Boundaries: The Power of Sport

By | 2018-02-06T12:54:54-05:00 July 9th, 2015|news, sports, UAE|

O Street International is pleased to recently have our article published on Sports and Development, a platform for promoting sports and development and providing resources on the subject.  The article, Transcending Boundaries Through Sports, written by O Street International's Leah Kartun, takes a look at the work O Street International is doing [...]

April 2015

Celebrating International Day of Sport for Development and Peace

By | 2018-02-05T10:02:23-05:00 April 6th, 2015|holiday, sports|

2015 International Day of Sport for Development and Peace The United Nations General Assembly proclaimed April 6 as the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace back in 2013. Today, we celebrate sports and its contribution to educational advancement, human development, healthy lifestyles, and as a global language shared [...]

March 2015

Recognizing the Hurdles

By | 2018-02-06T12:55:45-05:00 March 12th, 2015|islam, news, sports, women|

The Hurdles: Female Sport Participation Within the Islamic Community By Leah Kartun When asked about her participation in the 2012 London Olympic Games and the public reception from her home country of Afghanistan, Tahmina Kohistani responded, “They are not ready to accept me. They are thinking that I am wrong and [...]

August 2014