New pilot program features top collegiate sports teams, celebrated sports nutritionist Leslie Bonci, celebrity chef Andy Williams
GAITHERSBURG, Md., June 13, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Sodexo, a food and facilities management company committed to improving Quality of Life, announced today a new pilot program called The Circuit designed to equip college athletes with the proper nutrition, game-ready facilities and opportunities for professional growth and advancement.
With Chris Froome's record-breaking win at the final stage of the Tour de France on July 24, 21st Century Fox-sponsored Team Sky once again delivered on its reputation as the U.K.'s premier professional cycling team. Froome, who led his nearest competitor, Peter Sagan, by four minutes and five seconds, became the first Briton in history to win the race three times, and he took the opportunity during his acceptance speech to emphasize the teamwork for which Team Sky is so well known.
The Bloomberg Square Mile Relay kicked off its 5-city tour in London on September 17, as Mike Bloomberg led the crowd through a final countdown unleashing 1,100 relay runners through the City of London.
It was a banner summer for the Players Trust programs that engage kids in their communities when school is out.
Buses for Baseball brought underserved kids to the ballpark, through City Clinics players helped inner-city kids learn the game, Action Teams partnered with players to serve their communities and Operation Backpack ensured that some of the neediest children will have sufficient school supplies when they return to the classroom.
When Team Sky's Chris Froome crossed the finish line on the Champs-Èlysèes on Sunday, cementing a 72-second lead over his nearest competitor Nairo Quintana, he became the first Briton in history to win the Tour de France twice. Team Sky, sponsored by 21st Century Fox, collected the overall team award, marking the third time the team has won the Tour in the past four years.
For the 2015 Virgin Money London Marathon, colleagues at 21st Century Fox businesses in the UK came together to raise more than £100,000 for Cancer Research UK, one of the world's leading cancer research charities.
In the weeks leading up to the April 25 race, the team hosted fundraising initiatives such as quiz nights, bake sales, and even an Easter egg hunt to encourage donations to the cause. Cancer Research UK was the official charity of this year's London marathon, and the race overall raised £2.5 million for the organization.
For the fifth year in a row, more than 100 Fox employees competed in the Nautica Malibu Triathlon presented by Equinox, an annual event that raises money for the pediatric cancer research center Children's Hospital Los Angeles. This was the first year that the Fox team won the Entertainment Industry Challenge, beating out triathlon teams from other media companies and raising nearly $124,000 for Children's Hospital LA.
By Marian Croak, Senior Vice President, Domain 2.0 Architecture and Advanced Services Development
A lot of people think successful innovators and entrepreneurs rely on some flash of genius to come up with great ideas and turn them into world-changing products and services. But as I’ve learned throughout my career – and as I was reminded a few weeks ago at the Final Four Innovation Summit in Dallas – hard work, perseverance through failure, and a general curiosity are much more critical.