Yahoo! Telemundo Launches Copa Sudamericana 2007 Site

Yahoo! Telemundo Launches Copa Sudamericana 2007 Site



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Miami, FL–(HISPANIC PR WIRE)–July 31, 2007–Yahoo! Telemundo today launched its Copa Sudamericana 2007 site on Yahoo! Telemundo Deportes (yahootelemundo.com/copasudamericana). The dedicated tournament site offers comprehensive tournament coverage including general tournament news, photos, calendars, real-time statistics, scores and standings.

To further engage fans who feel the need to share their cheers and jeers online, the site has also incorporated Yahoo! Telemundo Foros, a community area that allows users to post comments and share opinions.

“Our Copa Sudamericana 2007 site allows users to further connect with their favorite sport, allowing them to closely follow the progress of their favorite soccer clubs and interact with other users through forums,” said Jose Rivera-Font, general manager, Yahoo! Hispanic Americas.

“The site is another example of how Yahoo! Telemundo is super-serving our users’ interests,” said Peter Blacker, Senior Vice President Digital Media, Telemundo. “This new interactive area will be promoted across our internet and television properties.”

Copa Sudamericana is the second most important competition for South American club teams and it’s played between July 31st and December 5th. The winner of this tournament will face the Copa Libertadores 2007 champion, Argentina’s Boca Juniors, for the Recopa Sudamericana title in August of 2008.

Copa Sudamericana is one of several special sports sites featured on Yahoo! Telemundo Deportes this year. Other dedicated sites have included the Mexican National Soccer League, Copa Libertadores, Copa America, and Formula 1.

About Yahoo! Telemundo

Yahoo! Telemundo (yahootelemundo.com) is a commercial venture between Telemundo Communications Group, Inc., a unit GE’s NBC Universal, and Yahoo! Inc. By bringing together Yahoo!’s leading technology, Internet tools and services with the online assets and original television content of Telemundo, Yahoo! Telemundo connects U.S. Hispanics to their passions, their communities and the world’s knowledge.

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Yahoo! Telemundo Launches Copa Sudamericana 2007 Site