TORONTO, Aug. 3, 2016 /CNW/ - theScore, Inc. (TSX Venture: SCR) ("theScore") today launched a major update to its flagship mobile application 'theScore' to deliver real-time coverage of Rio 2016.
theScore on iOS and Android will provide comprehensive and customizable scores, stats and news from the games for fans of every team and athlete, with key features including:
- Medal Alerts: Never miss a medal! Select the teams you want to follow and receive instant notifications for every medal they win.
- Breaking News: theScore's news team will be covering all the biggest stories as they unfold. You can even subscribe to team-specific notifications or for breaking news from across Rio 2016, so you'll always be on top of all the trending news and major talking points.
- Scores and Stats: theScore will deliver results from every single event, as well as live scores, notifications and standings for men's and women's basketball and soccer.
- Team Pages: Want to see all the results and news from your favorite team at a glance? With our Team Pages you can check the latest news and medal counts for each country, delivering the coverage that matters most in one convenient place.
"This is going to be the biggest sporting event in the world so we wanted to give fans the very best way of tracking all the coverage from Rio 2016," said John Levy, Founder and CEO of theScore.
"Our killer combination of best-in-class mobile technology and comprehensive editorial coverage makes theScore the perfect place to track all the action."
theScore's coverage of Rio 2016 runs for the duration of the games, from August 5-21.
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