WCSN.com Announces Distribution Agreement with FOXSports.com on MSN
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--World Championship Sports Network (WCSN), the premier destination for fans of Olympic and lifestyle sports, today announced a content distribution agreement with FOXSports.com on MSN.
“Over the past year, FOXSports.com has established itself as the leader in online sports video, and the addition of WCSN’s unique content gives our millions of users another great reason to come to the site”
As part of the agreement, WCSN’s Olympic-style and World Championship event video content will now be available to sports fans on FOXSports.com on MSN, and within MSN Video. Fans now have the ability to directly access WCSN.com’s branded channel on FOXSports.com under the More Sports category, as well as view exclusive sports and world record video in the Olympic Sports section. On WCSN and FOXSports.com, fans will get an inside look as their favorite U.S. and international athletes prepare for the highly anticipated Beijing 2008 Olympic Games with access to unique editorial coverage, interviews and behind-the-scenes news articles. In-depth coverage will include the Cycling Road World Championships, Gymnastics World Championships and the entire Alpine Skiing World Cup season.
“As the 2008 Olympic Games quickly approach, WCSN is committed to offering sports fans everywhere new ways and places to view the sports they love,” said Carlos Silva, president and COO of WCSN. “WCSN content on FOXSports.com will extend our reach, build the WCSN brand and demonstrate our dedication to showcasing Olympic and lifestyle sports.”
“Over the past year, FOXSports.com has established itself as the leader in online sports video, and the addition of WCSN’s unique content gives our millions of users another great reason to come to the site,” said Kyle McDoniel, vice president of business development for FOXSports.com. “We look forward to working closely with WCSN as we continue to cement FOXSports.com’s place as the top video destination for sports fans online.”
Upcoming event video highlights available on FOXSports.com via WCSN.com include:
With more than 60 World Championships, 300 World Cup and 50 Grand Prix events available, fans can go to www.WCSN.com or tune in to WCSN TV to follow the action as athletes compete for a chance spot to represent their countries at the 2008 Olympic Games. Featuring Olympic and lifestyle sports, including cycling, skiing, swimming, track & field, and more unique sports, like fencing and wrestling, fans can view both live and on-demand video footage anytime, anywhere on WCSN via a $4.95 monthly subscription. Broadcast schedules can be found at WCSN.com and fans can also contact their local cable or satellite operator to get more details on the WCSN television channel.
About World Championship Sports Network (WCSN)
World Championship Sports Network (WCSN) is the premier destination for fans of Olympic and lifestyle sports, delivering an immersive experience via exclusive live and on-demand coverage of world class competitions, interaction with top athletes and in-depth access to sports news and information year round.
WCSN offers comprehensive coverage of over 60 sports disciplines, through exclusive long-term programming agreements across a number of key International Federations and National Governing Bodies. Major championship events in sports ranging from Athletics (Track & Field), Skiing, Swimming, Gymnastics and Cycling to Volleyball, Karate and Taekwondo are featured online at www.wcsn.com and on television via WCSN’s 24/7 cable sports network. WCSN also markets Olympic sports in partnership with International Federations, National Governing Bodies, local organizations, clubs, sponsors, and through related websites and publications.
WCSN has a strategic partnership agreement with Major League Baseball Advanced Media, LP (MLBAM), the interactive media and Internet Company of Major League Baseball, for its website WCSN.com. WCSN’s lead investor is Polaris Venture Partners, who invests in seed, early stage, and middle market companies in high growth industries. They have over $3 billion under management and currently invest in over 90 companies. For more information, please visit www.wcsn.com.