Street Child Games – Rio – 14 – 20 March 2016

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David Garrido’s Diary: Meeting Team Pakistan


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It’s been a breathless week.  We’ve been on Copacabana Beach, up Sugarloaf Mountain, in the athlete’s village in Babilonia.  But today I managed to catch my breath and speak with one of the team leaders – Haris from Pakistan, representing one of Street Child United’s partners, the Azad Foundation. Their work with Street ...

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#TeamIndia press coverage: The Times of India: Crossing all hurdles…


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Team India have been in the news back at home with the following article appearing in The Time of India…

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Volunteers Sugarload

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Mar 2016

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The Street Child Games volunteers…


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Behind every great event is an army of willing volunteers. The Street Child Games is no different and relies on a huge team of volunteers, from those helping with logistics and sports to those with language and photography skills. All these volunteers have their own story to tell, and have been on their own personal […]

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Rain Child Games

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Mar 2016

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David Garrido’s diary: Triumph over adversity, hitting back and Energiser Dave


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Sport is all about triumph over adversity. It’s all about hitting back when you’ve gone one goal down or responding when you’ve lost a couple of wickets. This morning I was out on Copacabana Beach, helping plan our afternoon of activities whilst the young people at the Street Child Games were in their second Congress […]

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Team March

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Mar 2016

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Storify: A historic march to Congress and shouting for Street Children from Sugarloaf…


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Photograph credits Malachy McCrudden – Photographer and artist – www.mccrudden.org.uk [View the story “A historic march to Congress and shouting for Street Children from Sugarloaf…” on Storify]

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Sugarloaf

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Street Child Games on top of the world


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Young people and volunteers put the Street Child Games firmly on the map on Tuesday when they climbed one of the most iconic landmarks in Rio de Janeiro. The trip 396 metres up to Sugarloaf Mountain was a first for many, who enjoyed a breathtaking view of the city from the mouth of Guanabara Bay. […]

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Games warm up

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Mar 2016

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Storify: Our Ambassadors Warm up at The #StreetChildGames


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Here’s our selection of film, social, photographs and articles from Monday. Including sports action from the beach. Photograph credits Malachy McCrudden – Photographer and artist – www.mccrudden.org.uk [<a href=”//storify.com/iStreetChild/our-ambassadors” target=”_blank”>View the story ...

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Mar 2016

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Olympic gold medallist Darren Campbell MBE supports the Street Child Games

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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Team March

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Mar 2016

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Former street children march through Rio to open 2016 Street Child Games Congress


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On Tuesday the participants in the 2016 Street Child Games unified their voices and marched from Babilonia and Chapeu Mangueira, the favela communities hosting the Games, to the Copacabana Palace, an building that symbolises affluence and glamour in Rio de Janeiro. The march was full of colour and music, with the young people ...

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Mar 2016

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David Garrido’s diary: Why did I bring socks?


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David Garrido, Sky Sports News Presenter and Street Child United Champion, first got involved as host of our Gala Dinner fundraiser last November. He’ll be volunteering at the 2016 Street Child Games and writing a diary about his experiences over the course of the week. Here are his first thoughts on arriving in Rio and at ...

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