- Team Darfur worked with members of Congress and UN officials and representatives to promote the idea of an "Olympic Truce" for Darfur
- Team Darfur successfully raised awareness of the connections between the Chinese Government and the Government of Sudan
- Team Darfur promoted the peace-building efforts of athletes
There has been extensive media coverage for the commitment, including the front pages of the Times of London, the Wall Street Journal and the International Herald Tribune. Athletes participated in rallies for Darfur throughout the year and around the globe. Nearly 400 athletes were recruited from 61 countries.
Team Darfur athletes were encouraged and supported to initiate their own programs, such as: American archer runs marathon to benefit Darfur Schools Project, British soccer player raises money to support village in South Sudan, Canadian mountain climber partners with STAND Canada to organize awareness-raising relay and more.
March - August, 2007
- Contracted more than two dozen U.S. and international athletes about participating in Where Will We Be? And partner events. Plans are underway for Fall 2007, to reach out to athletes in Africa, Middle East, Asia, and Europe, with the goal of having the support of an athlete from every nation, with every sport represented at the 2008 Olympics.
- Acquired office space, finalized legal status, completed the hiring of an executive director, and established web presence.
- Campaign was featured in more than a dozen media outlets including BBC, The Chicago Sun-Times, The New York Times and the Times of London.
January - March 2007
- Partnered with Right To Play, an organization that uses sport and play for development of disadvantaged children, to hire staff and draw on RTP's expertise in the areas of athletes services and travel.
- Raised $50,000 in seed funding.
- Brought on expert legal and policy advisors.
- Developed a website.
- Contracted with MTV for a show to document WWWB's progress building the project and traveling to sign-on high-visibility athletes.
- Congressional testimonies included Team Darfur members Joey Cheek and Tegla Loroupe testifying before the US House's Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee's Hearing 'Darfur and the Olympics: A Call for International Action' on June 7, 2007.
- Team Darfur secured over 150 signatures from athletes, Sudanese community leaders, and leaders for peace on a letter calling for an Olympic Truce for Darfur.