21st Century Fox Joins Forces with 2014 Special Olympics USA Games as Founding Partner & Presenting Media Sponsor

  21st Century Fox Joins Forces with 2014 Special Olympics USA Games as
  Founding Partner & Presenting Media Sponsor

 2014 USA Games To Be Promoted Across 21st Century Fox’s Channels, Including
                      Televised Special on FOX Sports 1

Business Wire

LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. -- November 13, 2013

The 2014 Special Olympics USA Games announced today 21st Century Fox, the
world's premier portfolio of cable, broadcast, film, pay TV and satellite
assets spanning six continents, has signed on as a Founding Partner of the
2014 USA Games, which will be held June 14-21, 2014. With a reach of nearly
1.5 billion subscribers in more than 100 local languages, 21st Century Fox
will serve as the Official Presenting Media Sponsor and will provide broad
exposure for the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games across its U.S. channels
which include FOX News Channel, FOX Business Network, FOX Broadcasting, FOX
Sports, FX, National Geographic Channel, and 28 local stations, as well as FOX
Sports 1, which will air a one-hour recap special.

Fox & Friends hosts Steve Doocy, Brian Kilmeade and Elisabeth Hasselbeck from
Fox News Channel joine ...

Fox & Friends hosts Steve Doocy, Brian Kilmeade and Elisabeth Hasselbeck from
Fox News Channel joined with 2014 Special Olympics USA Games Chairman TJ
Nelligan, Special Olympics New Jersey President Marc Edenzon and athletes from
Team New Jersey to announce 21st Century Fox as a Founding Partner &
Presenting Media Sponsor of the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games to be held
June 14-21 in New Jersey. (Photo: Business Wire)

The 2014 Special Olympics USA Games partnership announcement with 21st Century
Fox also comes 214 Days prior to one of the most inspirational events to be
held in the Garden State. Nearly 3,500 athletes will travel to New Jersey June
14-21 for the 2014 USA Games to compete in 16 Olympic-style team and
individual sports, with the support of 1,000 coaches, 10,000 volunteers and an
anticipated 70,000 spectators. The 2014 USA Games will celebrate the Special
Olympics movement, promote the ideals of acceptance and inclusion through
sport and showcase the abilities of athletes with intellectual disabilities.
The 2014 USA Games will be staged throughout Mercer County, NJ including
competitions at Princeton University, Rider University, The College of New
Jersey and Mercer County Park, with the Opening Ceremony taking place at
Prudential Center in Newark.

“We are ecstatic about the opportunity to join forces with 21st Century Fox in
a landmark partnership that will place a spotlight, across a multitude of
platforms, on the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games – an event that we know will
be the largest, most dynamic, and most innovative national Games in the
history of Special Olympics in the United States,” said TJ Nelligan, Chairman
& CEO, 2014 USA Games. “The commitment by 21st Century Fox is unparalleled for
any Special Olympics USA Games and speaks volumes about the company’s
willingness to use all of its assets to showcase the abilities of our
athletes, including a highlight show produced by fellow Games’ Founding
Partner WWE of all the competition and special events of the 2014 USA Games
and broadcast on its newest premier channel, FOX Sports 1.”

As Presenting Media Sponsor of the 2014 USA Games, 21st Century Fox has
committed to media exposure across its cable and broadcast networks as well as
its local stations, most notably WNYW and WWOR in New York and WTXF in
Philadelphia.

“It is an honor for 21st Century Fox to partner with the 2014 Special Olympics
USA Games to showcase the important work they do and to inspire our audiences
with the thousands of individual stories of dignity and courage that are at
the heart of the USA Games,” said Julie Henderson, EVP, Chief Communications
Officer, 21st Century Fox.

About 21st Century Fox

21st Century Fox is the world's premier portfolio of cable, broadcast, film,
pay TV and satellite assets spanning six continents across the globe. Reaching
nearly 1.5 billion subscribers in more than 100 local languages every day,
21st Century Fox is home to a global portfolio of cable and broadcasting
networks and properties, including FOX, FX, FXX, FXM, FS1, Fox News Channel,
Fox Business Network, Fox Sports, Fox Sports Network, National Geographic
Channels, MundoFox, STAR and 28 local television stations; film studio
Twentieth Century Fox Film; and television production studios Twentieth
Century Fox Television and Shine Group. The Company also provides premium
content to millions of subscribers through its pay-television services in
Europe and Asia, including Sky Deutschland, Sky Italia and its equity
interests in BSkyB and Tata Sky. For more information about 21st Century Fox,
please visit www.21CF.com.

About the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games

The Special Olympics USA Games will be hosted by New Jersey June 14-21, 2014.
Nearly 3,500 athletes will compete in 16 Olympic-style team and individual
sports, with the support of 1,000 coaches, 10,000 volunteers and 70,000
family, friends and spectators. The Special Olympics USA Games will celebrate
the Special Olympics movement, promote the ideals of acceptance and inclusion
through sport and showcase athletes from throughout the U.S. and the abilities
of people with intellectual disabilities. The 2014 USA Games will also
highlight Special Olympics’ work in sport, education, health and communities.
Founding partners for the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games include 21st Century
Fox, Barnabas Health, HESS, KPMG, PSE&G, ShopRite, Toys “R” Us and WWE. Learn
more about the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games at www.2014specialolympics.org
and follow the Games on Facebook at Facebook.com/SpecialOlympicsUSAGames and
Twitter @2014USAGames.

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Contact:

2014 USA Games
Rachel Gary, 609-647-0751
RDG@2014SpecialOlympics.org
or
21st Century Fox
Nathaniel Brown, 212-852-7746
nbrown@21cf.com
 
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