SPORTTU Discusses Using Sports and Technology in Fostering Healthy Minds and Bodies Among Global Youth

SPORTTU Discusses Using Sports and Technology in Fostering Healthy Minds and Bodies Among Global Youth

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Sports Media Technology company, SPORTTU, participates in
discussions at the 2016 Global Youth Leadership Forum

NEW YORK, September 16, 2016 (PRNewswire) – SKYY Digital Media Group’s sports media technology subsidiary, SPORTTU (www.sporttu.com), was invited to participate in the 2016 Global Youth Leadership Forum (“GYLF”). The GYLF meets to discuss and promote solutions to global problems from September 11th to 17th in Santander, Spain.

SPORTTU was invited to participate since its digital sports platform enables youth from across the world the ability to connect, communicate, and share their passion of sports. The company issued the following remarks regarding their involvement in the 2016 GYLF: 

“SPORTTU is pleased to take part in the Global Youth Leadership Forum since our company’s mission is to use our platform to “Empower and Unite the World” through sports. We have built a unique media technology that gives sports organizations and athletes the tools to connect and interact around their shared passion of sports, helping foster a healthier global community.

We believe in the power of sport to teach values and life skills such as teamwork, discipline and hard work. These values are so critical to success, and help to forge life-long bonds, mutual understanding, and respect among participants across religious, socio-economic and racial lines. Sports opens the door to both individual development and social participation, stimulating life skills such as communication, negotiation and leadership, while uniting individuals and communities. It improves health, reducing the likelihood of disease, drug abuse and teenage pregnancy.  It is an effective way to reach young people and adolescents by offering opportunities for support and a sense of belonging. Sports is much more than a form of entertainment.

SPORTTU’s global sports platform has a unique ability to inspire and connect athletes across the world, helping reinforce these life skills and the health and social benefits associated with sports. On the platform, athletes will be able to build their own athlete profile, highlighting their sports participation and achievements over time. Users can also follow news, scores, videos and images of their favorite players, leagues and teams in real-time, across multiple languages. These features offer young athletes a digital way to showcase their involvement in sports and connect with others reinforcing a sense of identity, pride and belonging. SPORTTU benefits organizations as well, as it has been designed to connect the entire sports ecosystem, from amateur to professional, on one environment. SPORTTU’s platform provides businesses and organizations from major telecommunications companies to youth organizations with the tools to communicate and engage athletes and fans.

SPORTTU is very pleased to participate in this event and to use our technology to inspire and service athletes through partnerships with governments, sports organizations, non-profit institutions and the private industry.”

 

About SPORTTU: SPORTTU is a subsidiary of SKYY Digital Media Group and is the Ultimate Fan Experience as it provides fans with one app for all of their sports interests and aggregates sports news on over 300 sports, leagues, teams, events and athletes from across the world. The SPORTTU experience delivers content from the best sources in the world, as well as scores, photos, and video in a social platform, and is available across iOS, Android, and the Web.  To learn more about the personalized sports content solutions SPORTTU provides these partners, please visit www.corporate.sporttu.com.

About SKYY DIGITAL MEDIA GROUP: SKYY Digital Media Group, Inc. headquartered in New York City, with global offices in Brazil, Colombia, Mexico and India, empowers businesses with the ability to create personalized and engaging digital content experiences for their customers. The company has created a groundbreaking content technology platform which aggregates, categorizes and personalizes large amounts of content. SKYY Digital Media Group is uniquely positioned to help business partners capitalize on the convergence of the technology, media and telecommunications industries. After five years of development and the completion of successful global beta testing, the company recently launched its sports vertical, SPORTTU (www.sporttu.com), the first of various digital media verticals planned for the coming year.

Press Contact:
Leslie Creutzfeldt
press@sporttu.com
917-854-4726