NEW YORK, Feb. 19 /CNW/ - PA SportsTicker, America's leading real-time
sports news information provider, has been selected by Canwest Publishing Inc.
to be its North American sports content partner.
Under a wide-reaching agreement, PA SportsTicker will provide sports news
and feature editorial for use in Canwest's eleven daily newspapers and their
associated web sites. Canwest Publishing Inc. is Canada's largest publisher of
paid English-language daily newspapers with an estimated weekly readership of
4.8 million people.
The content agreement encompasses game stories for all major U.S. and
collegiate sports, breaking news stories, coverage of all leading golf, tennis
and auto racing circuits, schedules and advances for major events such as the
US Open, World Series and Super Bowl.
Jim Morganthaler, General Manager, at PA SportsTicker said: "Canwest is
one of Canada's most important and respected media companies, and we are
delighted to be chosen as their sports content partner. We look forward to
providing their readers with the most accurate, incisive and up-to-the minute
Gerry Nott, Editor-in-Chief of Canwest News Service, said: "We are
delighted to welcome PA SportsTicker as our new North American sports content
partner. With their wealth of experience and ability to turn around fast,
compelling content, we know our readers will be kept fully informed."
Notes to Editors:
About PA SportsTicker
PA SportsTicker (http://www.pa-sportsticker.com) is America's leading
real-time sports news information service provider. Serving broadcast and
cable networks, newspapers, wire services, interactive media, multi media,
internet, game developers, fantasy sports providers and professional teams. It
provides instant sports news for Yahoo!, Microsoft, Dow Jones, Morris
Communications, MSNBC, CSTV and the YES Network. It is also the official
statistician for over 20 professional leagues and associations. Owned by PA
Sport (http://www.pa-sport.com) in the UK, which has international offices in
Hong Kong, Singapore, China, Thailand, Malaysia, India, Australia, New Zealand
and South Africa.
About Canwest Publishing Inc.
Canwest Publishing Inc is a subsidiary of Canwest Global Communications
Corp. (http://www.canwest.com; TSX: CGS and CGS.A). An international media
company, Canwest is Canada's largest publisher of paid English language daily
newspapers and owns, operates and/or holds substantial interests in
conventional television, out-of-home advertising, specialty cable channels,
web sites and radio stations in Canada, New Zealand, Australia, Turkey,
Indonesia, Singapore, the United Kingdom and the United States.
For further information:
For further information: Press Enquiries, Michele Singh, On behalf of PA