Are you a die-hard sports fan and love expressing yourself? Have you ever wondered how an episode of ESPNEWS gets from the studios to your screen? Well, we’ve got some good news for you. ESPNSTAR.MY just recently launched the “It’s Your Stage” contest which began on the 25th of March 2012 and will end on the 26th May 2012.
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The contest invites all Malaysian sports lovers to submit a 300-word article of any sporting event on espnstar.my in Bahasa Malaysia. Each week, the top entries will be featured on the contest page and will stand a chance to win a Grand Prize of a 2D/1N trip to the ESS studios and newsroom in Singapore. The winner and three runners-up will also receive an exclusive ESPN STAR Sports backpack. While at ESS, you’ll be visiting the newsroom and studios, meeting the awesome ESS presenters, watch a taping of SportsCenter and spend time with the online editorial team to learn what it takes to be a sports journalist.
Paras Sharma, Vice President, Marketing and Corporate Communications at ESS says ““We’re excited to launch ‘It’s Your Stage’ as an extension of what is all about. As Malaysia’s newest online sports destination, is geared at bringing the best in sports news in Bahasa Malaysia to support engagement with local fans in their language with tailored content.”
ESPNSTAR.MY offers a comprehensive range of sports content in Bahasa Malaysia across an unparalleled breadth of sports with the realtime, comprehensive, authoritative and innovative coverage. This includes expert insights and analysis from ESPN STAR Sports’ stable of pundits and Asia’s most knowledgeable and popular sports presenters in the form of editorial columns, blogs and podcasts.
ESPN STAR Sports is a 50:50 joint venture between two of the world’s leading cable and satellite broadcasters. As Asia’s definitive and complete sports broadcaster and content provider, ESPN STAR Sports combines the strengths and resources of its ultimate parent companies – Walt Disney (ESPN, Inc.) and News Corporation Limited (STAR) – to deliver a diverse array of international and regional sports to viewers via its encrypted pay-TV services.
Think you are up for the challenge? Here’s a summary of what you need:-
- Visit www.espnstar.my/ipa
- Write a 300-word article
- Submissions must be in Bahasa Malaysia
- Write something awesome!
Do the above and you should be all set. Good Luck!
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Espnstar.my Launches ‘It’s Your Stage’ Contest for Fans to Express Their Love of Sports
Malaysia’s newest online source for the best sports news now available in Bahasa Malaysia
28 March, 2012 (Malaysia) – Espnstar.my, Malaysia’s newest online source for the best sports coverage in Bahasa Malaysia today launched the ‘It’s Your Stage’ contest to encourage vibrant Malaysian sports fans to express their passion for the sports they love online in Bahasa Malaysia.
The contest, which runs from 26 March to 26 May 2012, invites Malaysian sports lovers to submit a 300-word piece about any sporting event on espnstar.my in Bahasa Malaysia during the contest period. Top entries weekly will be featured on the contest page. The Grand Prize winner will be flown to Singapore to enjoy a 2D/1N trip to ESS’ studios and newsroom, where they will meet ESS presenters, watch a taping of SportsCenter, learn about how ESPNEWS is put together with producers and spend time with our online editorial team to learn about sports journalism. There will be one Grand Prize winner, and three runners-up who will receive ESPN STAR Sports backpacks.
According to Paras Sharma, Vice President, Marketing and Corporate Communications, “At ESPN STAR Sports we believe it’s important to deliver sports coverage in a localized manner that is meaningful and relevant to sports fans.
“We’re excited to launch ‘It’s Your Stage’ as an extension of what espnstar.my is all about. As Malaysia’s newest online sports destination, espnstar.my is geared at bringing the best in sports news in Bahasa Malaysia to support engagement with local fans in their language with tailored content.
“We see ‘It’s Your Stage’ as a platform to reinforce this localized ownership of sports news by giving fans the opportunity to write about a sporting event they care about in their own words, in their language. We are pleased to offer Malaysian sports fans this top resource to bring them even closer to the sports they love.”
espnstar.my offers a comprehensive range of sports content in Bahasa Malaysia across an unparalleled breadth of sports with the real time, comprehensive, authoritative and innovative coverage. This includes expert insights and analysis from ESPN STAR Sports’ stable of pundits and Asia’s most knowledgeable and popular sports presenters in the form of editorial columns, blogs and podcasts.
Tailored for Malaysian sports fans, espnstar.my delivers comprehensive content of regional and international sports news, live scores and results such as BPL, Spanish La Liga, Grand Slam Tennis, Golf Majors, Formula 1, MotoGP and other leading local sporting events such as the Piala Malaysia (Malaysia Cup).
In addition, sports fans can get real time updates on the latest sports news, results, statistics, player and team updates and live scores of key sports from across the globe. With an embedded video player, espnstar.my offers a fuller multi-media experience, aimed at elevating the sport fans’ experience.