Street Child Games – Rio – 14 – 20 March 2016

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Apr 2016

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Double Paralympic champion Hannah Cockroft visits Street Child Games

Double Paralympic champion and world record holder Hannah Cockroft met former street children from across the world in Rio de Janeiro when she visited the 2016 Street Child Games last month. She said: “It’s so amazing to be involved in the Street Child Games. There are massive parallels between how the 2012 Paralympics challenged ...

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Sugarloaf

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Mar 2016

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Street Child Games no topo do mundo

Jovens e voluntários colocaram o Street Child Games no mapa, nesta terça-feira, quando subiram um dos pontos turísticos mais significativos do Rio de Janeiro, o Pão de Açúcar. A viagem no bondinho, que sobe os 396 metros do morro do Pão de Açúcar, foi a primeira para muitos deles, que aproveitaram vistas de tirar o […]

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Mar 2016

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Olympic gold medallist Darren Campbell MBE supports the Street Child Games


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As former street children from nine countries across the world take part in an international Congress and prepare for the weekend’s sporting event, support is increasing for the Street Child Games. Darren Campbell, who won a 4×100 metre gold medal at the 2004 Olympics, said: “I’m delighted to be an Ambassador for the ...

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Babalonia

14

Mar 2016

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How Babilônia and Chapéu Mangueira welcomed the world


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When the 2016 Olympic Games come to Rio de Janeiro, images of gold medals, golden beaches and Cristo will project the impression of a successful and aspirational city to the world. But mega sporting events often intensify the challenges faced by socially excluded communities, as deprived and vulnerable people are ostracised in order ...

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Babalonia community

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Mar 2016

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It’s here – inspirational young people from nine countries are ready for the Street Child Games


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Welcome to the 2016 Street Child Games. Over the next eight days, inspirational young people from nine countries, represented by Street Child United’s partner organisations, will take part in sports, arts and a congress to campaign for the rights and protection of street-connected children worldwide. The teams, from Argentina, ...

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