|Euroleague Basketball and sportal.gr, an innovative and fast-growing Greek digital sports media portal, have entered into a media partnership.
Starting today, Sportal.gr will become the official online destination for all Euroleague Basketball fans. This collaboration will enhance the fan experience and provide Euroleague Basketball with an unparalleled level of coverage over the next two exciting seasons.
As part of its partnership with Euroleague Basketball, sportal.gr will launch an exclusive section on its website dedicated exclusively to Euroleague Basketball, serving as a one-stop shop for all basketball fans. This special section promises a range of captivating content, including video highlights, breaking news, comprehensive articles, interactive polls, exciting contests, real-time live stats, up-to-date results, league tables, an extensive photo gallery, plus other exciting features.
The coverage of sportal.gr includes all participating teams of the most important European basketball competitions – the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague (Olympiacos Piraeus, Panathinaikos Athens) and the BKT Eurocup (Aris MideaThessaloniki) – and offers a comprehensive perspective on both competitions to satisfy the hunger of basketball fans for high-quality content.
The impact of sportal.gr extends even further beyond Greece, as sportal.gr is an integral part of the Ringier Sports Media Group (RSMG), which brings together nine national leaders in digital sports media, combining their collective expertise with global technology solutions. Presently, this includes Sportal Media Group in Bulgaria, comprising sportal.bg and Sportal365; Gazeta Sporturilor and gsp.ro in Romania; sportal.rs in Serbia; sportal.hu in Hungary; sport.sk in Slovakia; A Bola and abola.pt in Portugal and sportal.gr in Greece. The strategic investment in the British LiveScore Group in 2022 further underscores RSMG’s worldwide aspirations. RSMG reaches millions of sports fans monthly in Europe.
Stilian Shishkov, Senior Partner of Ringier Sports Media Group (RSMG): "We are thrilled and deeply honored to join forces with Euroleague Basketball, a respected sports organization with a rich history of success. Euroleague Basketball holds a special place in the hearts of basketball fans as it continues to provide captivating moments on the court. With this partnership, sportal.gr will be able to create a comprehensive digital offering for its readers. Together we want to share countless unforgettable moments."
Alex Ferrer Kristjansson, Euroleague Basketball, Marketing & Communication Senior Director: "We are delighted to partner with Sportal.gr in such a traditional and important market as Greece. Sportal.gr’s rapid growth and commitment to excellence in providing sports fans with exciting content makes them the perfect partner for Euroleague Basketball to serve the existing fanbase and expose the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague and the BKT EuroCup to new fans."
Christos Christou, Managing Director of sportal.gr: “We are very happy and honored to partner with Euroleague, one of the most successful sports organizations in sports history. Basketball has always been the most beloved sport for Greek fans, and every year the Greek teams thrive either in the EuroLeague or EuroCup, offering lifetime emotions to their fans! Sportal.gr will create a holistic digital basketball section for its readers with lots of highlights, original video production, weekly studio live shows, video interviews, articles, stats, competitions, and viral social content, spreading the vibe of this amazing tournament and sharing many devoted moments."