BEYOND SPORT SUMMIT AND AWARDS

SARI were priviliged to attend the Beyond Sport Summit and Awards, including Beyond Football, earlier this week in London. Highlights of Beyond Football included the Rt. Hon David Miliband and Niall Quinn talking passionately about the Sunderland Foundation and the power of football as a force for positive social change in the community. At Beyond Sport David Beckham and Muhammad Ali were on hand to present the inaugural Generation Ali Beyond Sport Award to young Afghan refugee Matiullah Hadar...

Beyond Football is a partnership between Beyond Sport and stretfootballworld and this year explored how brands, NGOs, sports, clubs and leagues can create partnerships that achieve a true, positive impact on communities through football. Other highlights included author and strategist, Charlie Leadbetter, as Keynote speaker, on Tackling global challenges on and off the pitch; panel discussions with panellists including Patrick Gasser from UEFA, Juergen Griesbeck from streetfootballworld, Kevin Cahill from Comic Relief and Clarke Carlisle of the Professional Footballers' Association; and a panel made up of youth working in the football for development sector. For further info:Beyond Football 

Beyond Sport is a global organisation that promotes, develops and supports the use of sport to create positive social change across the world. For further info:www.beyondsport.org/ 

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