• Latest News - January 23, 2014

    Join Right To Play Nation!

    The Right To Play Nation (RTPNation) is a community of Right To Play supporters who believe that play can transform a child’s life.

    We are led by our President and CEO, Johann Koss, and an international team of more than 300 Athlete Ambassadors who have written the history of our nation and experienced the transformative power of sport and play firsthand.

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    American track star Allyson Felix visits our programs in Uganda

    RTPNation is made up of one million children and the thousands of volunteer Coaches who lead our play-based educational programs in more than 20 countries worldwide like: Peru, Uganda and Canada. But more than that, the RTPNation is made up of people like your family and friends, your sporting heroes and most importantly: YOU.

     As a member of the RTPNation, you’ll be at the forefront of the Sport for Development movement, supporting Right To Play as we help one million kids learn and grow through weekly play activities. Connected by our website (www.righttoplay.com) and social media, as a member of RTPNation you’ll be the first to experience our amazing stories from the field, hear our program updates, and learn about fun events, contests and volunteer opportunities to connect with Right To Play and our incredible Athlete Ambassadors—all in real time.    

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    British cyclist Mark Cavendish visits our programs in Tanzania

    As a RTPNation member you will stand alongside sporting and Olympic legends like: Clara Hughes (CAN), Joey Cheek (USA) and Summer Sanders (USA); legendary Ethiopian distance runner Haile Gebrelassie; women’s tennis superstar Li Na from China; Norway’s LPGA star Suzann Pettersen; Dutch field hockey’s Floris Evers; Twin soccer stars David and Philipp Degen (CH); British cyclist Mark Cavendish; American gold medal-winning track star Allyson Felix; the NBA’s José Calderón from Spain, and; UEFA 2012 Champions League and 2013 Europa League winners, Chelsea Football Club. 

    Join the RTPNation and cheer on our more than 65 athletes competing in the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games. You’ll receive news about our team and get an exclusive look at our events in Sochi to celebrate the spirit of the Olympics, the power of play and the 20th anniversary of Johann Koss’ Olympic races that started it all! So, Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter (@RightToPlayIntl) and Instagram (RightToPlayIntl) to help spread the word about how sport and play can change a child’s life.

    Together we’re making the world a better place for children through play.