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Blast from Summer Games Past: Yahoo! Launches Memorable Moments Series

Iconic Olympians including Jesse Owens, Michael Phelps, Nadia Comăneci, Bruce Jenner and Usain Bolt among those to be celebrated

SUNNYVALE, Calif. — Yahoo!, the premier digital media company, launched a unique editorial series entitled Memorable Moments to celebrate the most iconic moments from the history of the modern Summer Games. Memorable Moments (https://sports.yahoo.com/moments) will live on Yahoo! Sports, the No. 1 global sports destination online with over 101 million unique visitors a month.*

Yahoo! Sports is bringing to life a range of remarkable, emotive stories from the greatest sporting event in the world through video, photography, essays from Yahoo! Sports’ award-winning writers, outside voices of influential individuals, and its users. The stories include Nadia Comăneci’s perfection in Montreal and Usain Bolt’s stunning world records in Beijing 2008, as well as controversy such as Marion Jones’ doping admission in 2000 and the drama of Mary Decker’s collision with Zola Budd in 1984. (more…)

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Yahoo! Sports and Gow Broadcasting Hit the Radio Airwaves with Yahoo! Sports Radio

*No. 1 online sports destination announces new relationship with leading sports radio network*

SUNNYVALE, Calif.– Yahoo!, the premier digital media company, and Gow Broadcasting, LLC (formerly Mission Media Group, LLC), today announced the launch of Yahoo! Sports Radio. The new, national sports radio network can be heard on over 180 affiliate radio stations across the country, Sirius Satellite Radio, and a number of digital and mobile partners. This partnership enables Yahoo! Sports — the No. 1 destination for online sports with more than 50 million monthly unique users — to reach its avid fans in the largest local sports markets across the country.

“Yahoo! Sports Radio builds on our leadership as the No. 1 sports site online and creates a national and local outlet for our brand and talent,” said Ken Fuchs, VP Yahoo! Media Network. “As Yahoo! Sports covers the biggest events, stories and athletes on and off the field, our partnership with Gow Broadcasting will provide more access to our users and solutions to our advertising partners that want to connect with them wherever they consume sports.” (more…)

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