For a lot of us, sports are more important than life itself. We cant get enough. Even if our team is not playing, weve got to follow the competition. Unfortunately, most of us have other commitments, such as jobs or family, which rudely interrupts our sport viewing.
The good news is that just about anywhere we go, theres an Internet connection that allows us to quickly get to our favourite site for live sports updates. The best live sport updates are available at these websites:
1.BigPond Live Scores – http://www.bigpondsport.com/
As well as offering a dedicated sports news service, by using the drop down tab at the top of the page you can select live scores, the BigPond live update service. BigPond has a clear commitment to its online offering and is positioning itself as not just a service provider (or telco) but a publisher and aggregator of content. Sport features heavily on the BigPond site. No wonder then it offers information about just about all sports, including AFL, tennis, football, rugby league, golf, horse racing, rugby union, and motor sport, as well as live scores for cricket, NFL, AFL and V8 supercars.
2. Yahoo! 7 Sport – http://au.sports.yahoo.com/live-scores/
Yahoo! 7 Sport is comprehensive and up-to-date. The only drawback is that there is so much there it takes a couple minutes to navigate to the Live Scores from the homepage. Once at the Live Scores, it is very organized. Just click on your favourite sport and a full page of all the games in progress and those recently ended are displayed. Yahoo! 7 Sport refreshes fast and covers AFL, cricket, football, golf, NRL, rugby, tennis, basketball, motor sport, golf and more.
3. Sky Sports – http://live.skysports.com/ScoreCentre/live.html
Sky Sports is the leader in the U.K. and provides relevant scores for Australia. Sky Sports one of the best looking user interfaces complete with team logo graphics. A scrolling news update is also provided at the bottom of the page for breaking news. On the left side menu is a listing of all the important tournaments for the day and the top menu allows changing sports among: football, cricket, rugby union, rugby league, golf, and formula one racing.
4. Live Scores by WWOS and nine msn – http://livescores.ninemsn.com.au
Live Scores is an easy-to-read website with the latest scoring information available. The site automatically refreshes so the scores are updated every 45 seconds. Most of the games are available right from the homepage but if your game is not there you can easily jump to the sport page of your choice. Sports covered are: AFL, cricket, football, rugby league, rugby union, rugby league, horse racing, tennis, golf, motorsports, basketball and netball.
5. Fox Sports Australia – http://www.foxsports.com.au/results
Fox Sports is a leader in sport worldwide. With a dedicated Australia sport site, the country is covered with all the relevant scores and results. Automatic refreshing is fast and scores are accurate. Next to each match is a link for details on that particular game. Sports covered are: AFL, NRL, rugby, football, cricket, golf, motor sport, tennis, basketball, boxing, horse racing, action sports and the Olympics.
6. LiveScore.com – http://livescore.com/
LiveScore tries to include the whole world in its sport website. The homepage provides the current scores for games in progress and it is simple to navigate between football, hockey, basketball, tennis and cricket using the top menu. The menu on the left lists important international tourneys and links for each country.