SportsLine Europe Launches Sports.com
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL and LONDON, UK (August 3, 1999)- SportsLine Europe Limited announced today the launch of sports.com (http://sports.com), the new home of sports sites for fans of European sports. The first of sports.com's sites, football.sports.com (http://football.sports.com) is dedicated to live sports coverage and real-time information of the world's most popular sport for European sports fans. football.sports.com offers the richest array of live scoring, timely information, and real-time statistics for soccer throughout Europe.
SportsLine Europe, a majority-owned subsidiary of SportsLine USA (NASDAQ:SPLN), was established to create individual Web sites designed to provide focused coverage of European sports to local audiences as well as displaced fans around the world.
football.sports.com is the first of a series of sports.com sites that will launch in the coming year. The sites will be created both for major European sports like rugby, Formula One and cricket, and for individual countries, like the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy and Spain. All the sites will offer sponsorship, fantasy games, e-commerce and community.
"The sports.com sites will be as comprehensive and compelling for Europe as the SportsLine sites have been for the United States," said Michael Levy, chairman of SportsLine Europe, and chairman, president and CEO of SportsLine USA. "sports.com's focus on European sports will benefit from the same dedication and expertise that have made us the leader in sports sponsorship, content, commerce and community on the Internet."
"football.sports.com launches as the most complete, live football site for the English Premiership, Scottish Premier League and European leagues," said Tom Jessiman, managing director of SportsLine Europe. "Most of all, fans want one place to find real-time scoring and analysis from all the great football leagues of Europe, particularly with interest growing in Euro 2000."
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