Sports deal scores for grassroots development

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Wilfried Lemke, head of the UN Office on Sport for Development and Peace, said the deal focuses on the benefits of sport in communities. Photo: UNOSDP

Efforts to promote sport as a tool for development received a boost after the signing of an deal to foster fresh talent at grassroots level.

The agreement, led by the United Nations Office on Sport for Development (UNOSD), targets promising future sports administrators from developing countries.

They'll get the chance to study for a prestigious sports management master's degree at Seoul National University, as UNOSD's Wilfried Lemke told Daniel Johnson.

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