Morethanthegames aggregates sports content supplied to UK newspapers by national sports agency Sportsbeat/News Associates.
Based in London and Manchester, Sportsbeat is one of the UK’s leading sports information services, providing more than 15,000 stories a year to nearly 150 newspapers, magazines and online news services.
ON THE SCENE: In 2008 Sportsbeat provided over five million words of sports copy, covering from than 30 sports
Sportsbeat reporters attend major championships around the world, providing client editors on news and sports desks across the UK with an award-winning bespoke copy service.
Sportsbeat coverage of the 2008 Olympics and Paralympics won praise from editors across the country.
"In the past year Sportsbeat have proved invaluable to us by providing quality, tailored copy to suit our deadlines." - Edinburgh Evening News
"Sportsbeat have provided an excellent and informative sports service." - Press and Journal
"The news sense is first class, the copy crisp and the subject always topical. Contributions have certainly added to our the quality of our sports service." - Cambridge Evening News
"We have found the Sportsbeat service to be excellent, delivering tailored copy to tight deadlines." - Welsh Daily Post
"The service provided by Sportsbeat has seen us seriously enhance our coverage of sports events around the UK and the world." - Eastern Daily Press
"During the past year Sportsbeat's team of knowledgeable writers have provided sharp and incisive copy, as requested, to length and on deadline, from all over the world." - Sunday Mercury
"Since being introduced to Sportsbeat, I can safely say their work has enhanced our sports pages." - Northern Echo
In total Sportsbeat reporters filed over 1,300 stories from Beijing which read a combined newspaper circulation in excess of 100 million readers.
In addition our journalists can be found at grassroots competitions across the UK, with the agency acting as the official news distribution service for large number of events including the UK School Games, BUSA Championships and the Paralympic World Cup.
For further visit www.sportsbeat.co.uk