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Since 2002, over 2,000 athletes from 53 nations have competed and trained with ATLANTA 1996.

ATLANTA 1996 is a Member of the World Union of Olympic Cities (WUOC) and represents the City of Atlanta at the WUOC.

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President Barack OBAMA's
President Barack OBAMA's

Young African Leadership Initiative (YALI) and the ATLANTA 1996

Atlanta, USA (June 26, 2014)

The ATLANTA 1996 was invited to participate in President Barack OBAMA’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI). YALI is a signature effort of the Obama administration to invest in the next generation of African leaders. Today, . . .

DITC & 1st International Symposium on Athletics in Africa
DITC & 1st International Symposium on Athletics in Africa

Rabat, Morocco (October 28 - 29, 2006)

Two presentations were given by the DITC during the symposium: 1. Together Atlanta's DITC & African Athletics Confederation (AAC) Providing Education and Training to Elite African Athletes in Preparation of the Olympic Games, and 2. Africa and the Annual DeKalb International Prep Classic. A message from CEO Vernon JONES and Ambassador Andrew YOUNG was played prior to the 2 DITC presentations.