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Comprehensive in-depth multimedia sports coverage

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AFP releases more than 650 news stories and 800 photos a day. AFP’s subsidiary SID is the market leader in sports news in Germany


Comprehensive sports news products from AFP in text, photo and video format, with results in real time.

Rugby Union - Reds sign wayward O'Connor

James O'Connor has signed for Queensland Reds, the team said, in a boost for the struggling side which also puts the player in the frame for next year's World Cup.

  1. 800
    photos/day
    650
    stories/day
    10
    videos/day
  2. 6
    languages

    (French, English, Spanish, Arabic, Portuguese, German via SID)

  3. Sports Results:

    National football leagues

    All the international competitions

    Formula 1

    Cycling

Text Service

AFP’s sports news feed delivers real time coverage of all the international sports news: comprehensive coverage of all sports news, with in-depth coverage of major sports.

 

Sports Photo Service

AFP’s International Sports Photo Service covers all global sports events (World Championships, special events) as well as other international events (European Championships, Asian Championships, Commonwealth Games).

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Sports Video Service

The Sports Video Service offers wide ranging coverage of major global sporting events, with interviews, reports, athlete profiles, original video footage and stories from training facilities. Additional coverage and tailor-made subjects are available during major sporting events (the Olympic Games, the Football World Cup, etc.)

 

Multimedia Sports Service

AFP Digital : The 10 most striking news stories in national and international sports (major popular sports: football, F1, tennis, rugby, basketball, athletics, etc), as well as stories on doping, sports and money, stadium violence, etc.

Sport Direct : AFP Sport Direct provides 12 rolling sports categories, seven days a week, 365 days a year. The news feed provides stories of maximum 150 words in length, deliverable category by category or in full.

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Interactive Sports Applications

AFP football delivers coverage of 8 major European Championships (France, England, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, Spain, Italy and Portugal) in real time (moment by moment live footage) via 8 Flash™ format web applications.

Competing teams, match fixtures, player profiles and statistics are all presented in an easy to use, fully interactive format. Applications can be customised and can accommodate integrated advertising.

Available in all languages.

AFP provides in-depth coverage of major international football competitions: The Champions League and the Europa League.

Results are available in real time and news in photo and text format is available through a Flash based web application. Competing teams, match fixtures, player profiles and statistics are all presented in an easy to use, fully interactive format. Applications can be customised and can accommodate integrated advertising.

Available in all languages.  

Available via a real time web application (lap-by-lap for qualifications and during each Grand Prix) in an internet-ready Flash™ format.

The application is available in several languages, may be customised and is ideal for following the F1 season. Featuring race calendars, coverage of teams, drivers, results, statistics, etc.

Internet-ready, Flash application which can be customised: commentary, results, statistics, stages, runners and teams, the season’s race winners and complete live coverage of the Tour de France.

 

Real time results feed

AFP provides more than 100 different sports results feeds in XML format, which feature real time news for use with all media formats (web, print, mobile, etc.)

Content is available in various levels of detail depending on the sport:

Results only: Results and rankings sent automatically at specified times during the event.

Rich results: Live detailed results including ‘match sheets’ with player identification and times of key moments (goals, red cards, etc.)

Special Events

AFP provides complete coverage of major international sports events such as the World Cup, European Football Championships, the Olympic Games and Winter Olympics, etc.

A range of news products specially designed for the Olympic Games:

  • Presentation videos on Olympic sports, designed for the web, available in all languages
  • ‘Turnkey’ internet-ready HTML 5 Modules, with all results and rankings available live, the best photos from AFP and news reports on competitions.
  • Athlete biographies
  • History of the Games
  • Video: dozens of subjects, features and interviews available for the web, mobile or broadcast
  • Traditional products: news stories, photos, etc.

A range of news products specially designed for the World Cup:

  • Web application in Flash™ format, to follow matches live (with optional video module)
  • ‘Turnkey’ internet-ready HTML 5 modules, with all results and rankings available live, the best photos from AFP and reports on competitions.
  • Player biographies
  • History of the World Cup
  • Video: dozens of subjects, features and interviews available for the web, mobile or broadcast
  • Traditional products: news stories, photos, etc.

A range of news products specially designed for the Euro 2012 and the Copa América:

  • Web application in Flash™ format, to follow matches live (with optional video module)
  • ‘Turnkey’ internet-ready HTML 5 modules, with all results and rankings available live, the best photos from AFP and reports on competitions.
  • Player biographies.
  • History of the European Football Championships.
  • Video produced by AFPTV: dozens of subjects, features and interviews available for the web, mobile or broadcast.
  • Traditional products: news stories, photos, etc.

A range of news products specially designed for the Rugby World Cup:

  • Web applications in Flash™ format, to follow matches live
  • Traditional text content and event-specific photos

 

  • 29/08/2014 13:11

    Rugby Union - Reds sign wayward O'Connor

    James O'Connor has signed for Queensland Reds, the team said, in a boost for the struggling side which also puts the player in the frame for next year's World Cup.

  • 29/08/2014 13:02

    Football - Reus and Gomez back for Germany

    Germany coach Joachim Loew has named 18 of his World Cup winning squad for a friendly match against Argentina and the opening European Champion qualifier against Scotland next week.

  • 29/08/2014 12:07

    Football - Dzyuba gets Russia call up

    Spartak Moscow forward Artem Dzyuba, who leads the Russian Premier League scorers chart with six goals, has been called up by manager Fabio Capello into Russia's national squad.

  • 29/08/2014 12:05

    Football - Alonso transfer to Bayern completed

    Real Madrid have confirmed that the club has reached accord with German champions Bayern Munich to transfer midfielder Xabi Alonso.

  • 29/08/2014 11:07

    Cycling - Merckx in hospital after heart scare

    Cycling great Eddie Merckx has been hospitalised in Brussels after complaining about heart pains, Belgian newspapers reported on Friday.