7 Sport launches an app

Yahoo!7 today announced the launch of its 7Sport app for iPhone, the most comprehensive multi-sport app for Australia’s premier sports, including AFL, cricket and NRL.
The 7Sport app provides fans with the latest sports news, videos, live results, competition ladders and team and player information. The 7Sport app, delivers on what Australian sports fans want, including:

• Favourite Australian Sports: The first Australian sports app bringing Australia’s leading sports together in one place. Easy to access news and results on ‘AFL’, ‘Cricket’, ‘NRL’, ‘Soccer’, ‘Rugby’, and ‘All Sports’.

• My Favourites: Users have access to favourites’ functionality that will notify them of live, upcoming and completed game information.

• Sports News: Comprehensive Yahoo!7 sports news articles and sport news videos.

• Scores: Live, upcoming and completed score filters, with display optimised for each sport.

• Player: provides a player bio (position, weight, height, age) and details of their recent game statistics.

Sue Carter, Director of Connected Life and Information, Yahoo!7, said “At Yahoo!7, we know that our users love sport. We also know that sport fans want to catch the action live where possible and access results on their devices throughout the day and night. We’ve tapped into these user behaviours and developed the 7Sport app so that it makes it easy for fans to follow the action anytime, anywhere.”

“We’re anticipating that people will love the ability to set favourites and alerts, to be kept informed on the sports they love no matter where they are,” Sue continued.

“Seven is the home of many of Australia’s biggest and most iconic sports events and our portfolio of sports is now across our broadcast platform of Seven, 7TWO and 7mate. Our new sports app is the next step in further extending and developing our sports brands and content and engaging with our audiences,” said Saul Shtein, Head of Sport, Seven Network.

7Sport is available now on iPhone and iPad

seven press release