NewsNow Launches World Cup 2010 News Aggregation Microsite

Britain’s largest homegrown news aggregator to provide comprehensive real-time coverage of World Cup news

June 1st, 2010 London, UK:, Britain’s largest homegrown aggregator of links to breaking news, today launches NewsNow World Cup 2010, a dedicated microsite providing the most comprehensive, real-time coverage of links to breaking tournament news.

Drawing on over 40,000 news sources, the NewsNow World Cup 2010 microsite will feature news feeds linking to articles on every team as well as complete, up-to-date fixture lists and group rankings. There will also be dedicated news feeds for injuries, suspensions, tickets, FIFA, and referees. In addition, NewsNow will be monitoring the competition and launching feeds covering any key topics that arise as the event unfolds. Fans can also access all NewsNow's World Cup coverage via the version of its site designed especially for small screens, NewsNow Mobile.

According to Struan Bartlett, Managing Director and Chairman of NewsNow: “Fans of all 32 teams in the tournament should find the NewsNow World Cup 2010 microsite to be the most comprehensive, real-time source of news available. England fans, for example, will be informed 24/7 of every news story that talks about the team, its players and any other England-related World Cup stories within minutes of the story breaking, making the NewsNow World Cup 2010 microsite a one stop shop for news about the event.”

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