Omega Launching Charitable Projects In Rio Nike Signs Shoe Deals With Towns, Russell Rousey Getting Notice From Young Adults Marketplace Roundup Adidas Reportedly Courting James Harden DraftKings Now Partners With 27 MLB Clubs NU Stops Selling Jerseys With Players' Numbers Nike Preserves Converse's Original Look Marketplace Roundup Beijing To Host '22 Winter Games
SBD/June 26, 2013/Marketing and Sponsorship
Adidas Inks Canadian Olympic Apparel Deal; Sport Chek Added As Retail Partner
Published June 26, 2013
NORTHERN EXPOSURE: Canadian skeleton racer Jon Montgomery, who will be featured in the "What It Takes" campaign, said, “It’s still a tough row to hoe for Canadian athletes when it comes to getting sponsorship dollars in the private sector -- even for the seven of us standing up here. It’s not an easy landscape to work within as far as private sponsorship in Canada, so it’s so rewarding when a deal like this comes together.” Meanwhile, the GLOBE & MAIL’s Rachel Brady notes the COC "has been active recently in landing new deals.” It announced a “new partnership with BMW Group Canada earlier this year, which will go through the next two Olympic Games” (GLOBE & MAIL, 6/26).