As part of its ongoing efforts to engage sports fans of all ages in the U.S., FOX Sports has announced a new partnership with the American Youth Soccer Organization, a national nonprofit providing youth soccer programs that aim to enrich children's lives. The agreement names FOX Sports as the premier sponsor of AYSO for the next five years and as Presenting Partner of the organization's 50th anniversary campaign.
The Women's Sports Foundation, a leading nonprofit dedicated to ensuring girls access to sports, hosted its 35th Annual Salute to Women in Sports on Wednesday, October 15th, in New York City. FOX Sports was a leading sponsor of the event, which celebrates both the best in women's sports and the young girls around the world whom these athletes inspire. Gatorade, espnW, and NBC Sports Group were also co-presenters.
On Sunday, October 5th, STAR India's groundbreaking social awareness series Satyamev Jayate returned for its third season. With their discussions of road safety, the LGBT community, and the positive impacts of sports, the new episodes have continued to deliver on SMJ's commitment to address India's most pressing social concerns, and by introducing a new live show, STAR is working more than ever to make sure its audience can have their voices heard.
Local CITGO Marketers and CITGO Petroleum Raise More than $110,000 to Benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association
September 25, 2014 /3BL Media/ - On Aug. 14, local CITGO Marketers Condon Oil Company, Frawley Oil Company and U.S. Oil, CITGO Petroleum Corporation and the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) teamed up for the second annual MDA Madison Muscle Team event at the Keva Sports Center in Middleton.
As part of its commitment to expanding access to sports in India, STAR Sports recently organized an extensive on-air campaign to raise funds for the young women of the YUWA youth football team. The campaign gathered nearly $50,000 in donations, enough for Team YUWA to travel to Minnesota for this summer's Schwan USA Cup, one of world's largest international soccer tournaments.
Tom Carpenter, Director of Sustainability Services, Waste Management
From the tailgate, to the start of a game, to the mad dash out the parking lot, fans (especially “die-hards”) are familiar with the rituals of seeing their favorite team in action. It’s really a big celebration when you think about it. After all, where else do you see so many beverages, food and face paint than at a party?
Nearly 40 Wish Kids Traveled to Watch the 2014 World Cup in Brazil
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Wish kids from across America joined together to cheer on soccer players during the Spain vs. Australia World Cup game on Monday in Curitiba, Brazil. The match was one of several activities the group participated in during the week. Wish kids and family members sat up-close to the action with field-side seats for the match at Arena de Baixada. Nearly 40 American wish kids and more than 10 others from around the world, wished to attend the World Cup, coming from 14 different states, all battling life-threatening medical conditions.
WALLDORF, Newsbyte, June 16, 2014 /3BL Media/ — In line with its ongoing commitment to improving the lives of underserved children in the communities in which it operates, SAP AG announced today a new partnership with Inter Campus, the corporate social responsibility program developed by F.C. Internazionale Milano. The initiative uses the international game of football as an educational tool to restore the right to play to needy children worldwide.
Evolution Media to Help Accelerate Growth of Young Companies
Los Angeles, CA, May 15, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Participant Media, the leading provider of entertainment that inspires, announced today that it has joined TPG Growth, the middle market and growth equity investment platform of global investment firm TPG, and Evolution Media Capital (EMC), a merchant bank focused on the media and sports industries, in their investment in Evolution Media, a venture that will partner with and invest up to $350 million with leading companies and entrepreneurs in the global media, sports, and entertainment spaces.