Washington, DC - As the PyeongChang Winter Paralympic Games commence on March 9, the U.S. Department of State is recognizing the important issues of disability rights and equal access by expanding its support for adaptive sports diplomacy exchange programs worldwide in 2018.

The U.S. Department of State welcomes 15 international emerging leaders who work in the field of disability sports to the United States May 16 - June 16 on the new Sport for Community exchange program. The exchange focuses on disability rights and inclusion and pairs participants with American executives for mentorships.

U.S. Naval Academy Midshipman Action Group (MAG) hosted its annual Special Olympics competition April 23-24.

President Barack Obama announced the designation of a Presidential Delegation to Attend the Opening Ceremony of the 2016 Invictus Games in Orlando, Florida.

Many junior high students like to watch sports, but few use statistics to accurately predict the NBA's most valuable player. Zachary Knowlton, who is graduating this month with a master's degree in statistics, is the exception.