SportsLine Europe Launches

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL and LONDON, UK (August 3, 1999)- SportsLine Europe Limited announced today the launch of (, the new home of sports sites for fans of European sports. The first of's sites, ( is dedicated to live sports coverage and real-time information of the world's most popular sport for European sports fans. 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. is the first of a series of 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 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. "'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."

" 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."

About SportsLine Europe Limited
SportsLine Europe Limited was formed as a majority owned subsidiary of SportsLine USA, Inc. in May 1999 with Intel Corporation, MediaOne Ventures, a division of MediaOne Group, and Reuters holding minority interests in the venture. SportsLine Europe acquired SportsWeb, one of Europe's leading sports Web sites, from Reuters in May, and also acquired Infosis Sport, the premier provider of real-time scores, statistics, match reports and features. In July, SportsLine Europe entered into a three-year promotional and consulting agreement with IMG, the largest independent producer and packager of sports programming in the world.

About SportsLine USA, Inc.
SportsLine USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLN) is at the leading edge of media companies, providing Internet sports content, community and e-commerce on a global basis. SportsLine USA's content includes more than 400,000 pages of multimedia sports information, entertainment and merchandise. SportsLine USA was founded in 1994 and its flagship Internet sports service ( was renamed CBS SportsLine in March of 1997 as part of an exclusive promotional and content agreement with CBS Sports. SportsLine USA produces the official league Web sites for Major League Baseball, the PGA TOUR and NFL Europe League, and serves as the primary sports content provider for America Online, Netscape and Excite. In May 1999, the Company commenced operations in Europe through its majority-owned subsidiary, SportsLine Europe Limited.

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