- Update to mobile sports app gives fans personalized, real-time news and results from Sochi
TORONTO, February 7 2014 – theScore (TSX Venture: SCR) (“theScore”) will deliver mobile-first coverage of the Winter Olympics through its latest updates to its iOS and Android apps, providing the latest news on heats, podium positions and medals in real-time.
theScore’s content team will work around the clock, presenting content via theScore’s unique mobile-first style that break down the biggest stories into the most important elements, accompanied by rich visuals and multimedia, including GIFs, videos and tweets.
Every major moment from the Games is delivered straight to users’ mobile devices, including a full daily recap of all the major overnight action they may have missed.
As well as providing the latest news, scores and stats from Sochi, theScore’s personalization features allow users to subscribe to Breaking News and Medal Alerts for their favorite countries, so they’ll know as soon as a major story breaks or the team they’re rooting for makes the podium.
“Sports fans wont miss a moment from Sochi with theScore,” said John Levy, Chairman and CEO for theScore. “Our coverage incorporates all the key features that millions of sports fans have come to love about our app – deep personalization coupled with real-time content delivered in a way that’s perfect for consumption on mobile devices.”
Winter Olympic coverage can be found in the league menu of the app, with separate sections for the Men’s and Women’s Hockey events. theScore is available on iOS, Android, BlackBerry and Windows Phone devices and is used by 5.1 million monthly mobile active users.
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theScore creates mobile-first sports experiences, connecting fans to what they love through an addictive combination of real-time news, scores, fantasy information and alerts while creating and curating content that is mobile optimized, comprehensive, customizable and seamlessly shareable.
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