C&C Connected | June 6
QUOTE OF THE WEEK
"Nurse has dominated for the New York Liberty..."
- Andrew Bottomley, on Kia's outstanding performance for the New York Liberty.*
CLIENTS IN THE SPOTLIGHT
Kia is breaking records... And it's only five games into her WNBA career with the New York Liberty. With a whopping 34 points against Indiana Fever in Saturday's game, Kia set the record for the most points scored by a rookie OR a reserve player. Read more about her outstanding performance so far this season here.
The European Tour's next tournament is the Shot Clock Masters in Austria from June 7-10. This historical event will have players racing the clock on every shot. Read everything you need to know about the event's innovative format here.
Having worked primarily as an anchor for SportsCentre on TSN, it has been announced that Kate will be shaking things up by exclusively hosting Thursday Night Football come the season opener in Winnipeg. Read more here.
After a total of 80 bids in an online eBay auction, Connor's 2015 Edmonton Oilers rookie card sold for a record-setting $55,655! Read more here.
STAY UP TO SPEED
The Discovery of a New Netflix... For Golf
Discovery, a US media giant, is pushing to become a significant player in sports broadcasting with the $2 billion purchase of the international rights of golf's PGA Tour. Read more about the deal here.
Chinese Firms are in the FIFA Sponsorship Space
While China's National team may not be competing in the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia this summer, Chinese companies will still be present as they take advantage of the opportunity to reach a global audience of 3.2 billion. Read more here.
The 'Heineken Champions Cup'
The European Rugby Champions Cup will see Heineken remain as its headline sponsor, with the tournament being re-named in the 2018/2019 season as the 'Heineken Champions Cup'. Read more on the sponsorship deal here.
Fox Sports Invests Big Bucks
A local TV deal between Fox Sports Wisconsin and the Milwaukee Bucks of the NBA is reportedly worth over $200 million over a seven-year period. Read more here.
WHAT'S HAPPENING AT C&C?
We Coloured Our Hair to Conquer Cancer
Last week, in support of Colour Your Hair to Conquer Cancer Month, the C&C team joined participants from 200 cities across Canada in colouring their hair. We would like to thank everyone who supported our fundraising efforts and helped us to raise over $3,000 for cancer research!
*Photo courtesy of Twitter (@KayNurse11)