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FOX Sports Hosts Delegation of Women from Afghanistan to Discuss Creating a Culture of Health and Fitness

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Five of Afghanistan's leading female coaches, nonprofit directors and sports professionals visited the FOX Sports headquarters in Los Angeles on May 12 to discuss how best to encourage young women in their home country to participate in sports. The International Visitors Council of Los Angeles (IVCLA) arranged the trip as part of the U.S. Department of State's International Visitor Leadership Program for professional and cultural exchanges.

Team Sky and Sponsor 21CF Donate Bikes, Gear and More to Los Angeles Boys & Girls Clubs

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As Team Sky returned to the U.S. for the 2016 Amgen Tour of California, the team and its sponsor 21st Century Fox donated bikes, helmets, Team Sky shirts and more to the young members of the South Bay Boys & Girls Clubs in Los Angeles. The pro cyclists also spent the afternoon of May 11 guiding the kids from South Bay through a cycling confidence course, helping them get comfortable riding and giving them the tools they need to stay active and healthy.

#GoingToBat Community Spotlight: Sam Fuld

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Sam Fuld doesn’t let anything stop him, especially Type 1 Diabetes. Diagnosed at age 10, Fuld learned to manage his disease so he could pursue his passion – baseball.

Once he’d made through a college career at Stanford and reached professional baseball, Fuld made it a mission to help other young athletes manage their diabetes, too.

During the offseason, Fuld hosted the second annual Sam Fuld SLAMDiabetes Tampa Classic Wiffle Ball Tournament. The Dec. 12 tournament raised money to fund camps for children who have type 1 diabetes.

FOX Sports University Program Brings FOX Sports and Microsoft Together for Unique Marketing Challenge at the University of Washington

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As part of the FOX Sports University program, which gives college students across the U.S. the chance to gain hands-on experience in the sports business, FOX Sports has teamed with the Microsoft Corporation for a unique education project at the University of Washington's Foster School of Business. Upper-level marketing students will spend the semester developing new ways to use Microsoft's OneNote application to enhance the sports experience for viewers and broadcasters.

TerraPass Brings Green to the College Football Playoff National Championship

Tackling Carbon Emissions to Reduce the Game’s Environmental Impact
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PHOENIX, January 11, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Top-ranked Clemson and No.2 Alabama will be facing off amidst more than orange and crimson at the College Football Playoff National Championship. TerraPass, a member of the Just Energy Group of companies will be greening up the game with carbon offsets and renewable energy credits (RECs); mitigating the game’s environmental impact.

Banorte Supports Educational Programs for Children and Youths, in Conjunction with OEI

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  • Grupo Financiero Banorte signed a collaboration agreement with representation in Mexico of the Organización de Estados Iberoamericanos (OEI) to promote educational projects for Mexican students.
  • "A Thousand dreams to fulfill" is the first program that will be launched jointly; benefiting 1,000 children and young people in Mexico through scholarships.
  • "We want to contribute to better prepare Mexican students. We know that this program will contribute to a stronger economy in the future":  Rafael Arana de la Garza. 

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  • Grupo Financiero Banorte signed a collaboration agreement with representation in Mexico of the Organización de Estados Iberoamericanos (OEI) to promote educational projects for Mexican students.
  • "A Thousand dreams to fulfill" is the first program that will be launched jointly; benefiting 1,000 children and young people in Mexico through scholarships.
  • "We want to contribute to better prepare Mexican students. We know that this program will contribute to a stronger economy in the future":  Rafael Arana de la Garza. 

Haga clic aquí para leer esta nota en español >>

Chris Froome Leads Team Sky to Third Tour de France Victory

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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.

Team 21st Century Fox Raises £100,000 for Cancer Research in London Marathon

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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.

21st Century Fox to Fundraise for Boys & Girls Clubs through SoulCycle

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When the riders of Team Sky made their American cycling debut at the Amgen Tour of California last year, they seized the opportunity to engage and inspire cycling fans in the U.S., just as they had done so successfully in the U.K. This year, the team returns to California as the reigning champions, and they are expanding on their initial mission to engage American cycling fans in a number of new ways.

More Beer. Less Waste.

by Carol Baroudi
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It’s hard to get closer to the core of America than with American sports fans. If America actually has a top religion, it would have to be sports, given the number of devotees, the hours of worship spent, the dollars contributed, the passion, the zeal and, in some cases, the blind faith. So when data arrives indicating that a good chunk of Americans (more than a third of the 2,000+ surveyed) espouse environmental preferences in their sporting and entertainment events, I pay attention.

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