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SportsMates

Sporting Fans Social Network


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Published 08/11/2009 and rated Ratingstars1 1 out of 5 stars
by AppAppeal Editor
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What can you use the app for?

SportsMates is a sports website and social networking application aimed at sporting fans. The site has been created by a group of passionate sports fans who really enjoy nothing more than playing and watching various sports. Sports Mates is a global platform where supporters of various sports can all meet and discuss all sorts of things about the sport. They can share stories and even review certain games.

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What is the history and popularity of the app?

The team which has built Sports Mates have built and managed various other sporting websites over the past decade. SportsMates Inc. is based in Marin County, California. It operates SportsMates, an English-language social network for sports fans, porDeporte, the first Spanish-language social network for sports fans and Kournikova.com, the official website of Anna Kournikova. It is also building the SportsMates Network, an ad network consisting of online properties that reach the most passionate sports fans in the world. SportsMates was founded in 2004.

What are the differences to other apps?

Unlike other sports websites this is a social networking site. This means that you can participate and talk about all sorts of sports with other people. You can also read various stories and reviews on various subjects. You can leave your comments on these blog posts to get even more out of the website.

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How does the web app look and feel to use?

SportsMates is a basic designed website. All of the clubs are split up into different areas of the website which makes it really easy to find what you are interested in. You start by choosing the sport that you like, and then this is narrowed down again. You can carry on doing this until you find the areas that you are interested in.

How does the registration process work?

You can read the blogs without needing to registry. However if you want to participate in the site and set up your own clubs then you will need to registry for an account. Signing up for an account is very simple and won’t take long to complete. When choosing your username bear in mind that this will form part of the address used to access your profile. There are a number of fields that you don’t need to enter unless you want to. This includes the IM messenger details which aren’t even used at the moment. You won’t need to confirm your account by checking an email. The only thing that you need to do is log in and you can start using the site. When you first log into your account you will be invited to complete your profile. If you complete your profile then you will be awarded points and also stand a better chance of other people finding you.

What does it cost to use the application?

SportsMates is a completely free website and can be used by anyone for free. The site is supported by adverts but these don’t really get in the way. If you want to advertise on the sports mates’ website then you can by visiting the corporate website.

Who would you recommend the application to?

SportsMates is a well designed website which is aimed at sports lovers. The site is suitable for almost every single sports lover. The community is not so active, there are not many relevant blog posts or club profiles. The site could become more interesting when more users join SportsMates.

  • Over 1000 different communities for various different sports and clubs
  • The message boards are highly functional and make it easy to discuss various things with other people
  • Feeds from some of the most popular sports blogs and this means that you can get all of the news you want in one place
  • Event planning system makes it easy to plan for all sorts of events


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