Canada’s “The Score” Goes Mobile

The Score  is a  Canadian cable TV sports chanel.  The Score’s mobile site ( covers all major North American professional sports with news, information, highlights, schedules, betting line and live scores. As befits the name, The Score Mobile’s front pages consists of the latest live scores for a single sport, currently NBA basketball.  You can customize The Score Mobile to show a different sport or league on the front page and adjust the auto refresh frequency and set your … Continue reading

Soccer Laduma – A Rich Mobile Experience

Soccer Laduma ( is yet another new African based mobile website.  It’s the mobile web edition of a weekly newspaper that’s the country’s largest soccer publication.  South Africa has  twice as many people using the mobile web as the fixed web so it’s no surprise that Soccer Laduma’s four month old mobile site gets more traffic than its fixed web counterpart. The site is very rich in features yet is easy to navigate.  The front page is simple and fast … Continue reading

Ski Reports On Your Phone

Ski and snowboarding season is fast approaching in North America and Europe. Here are a couple of mobile web sites to keep you up to date with conditions on your favorite slopes. My Slopes is a comprehensive guide to hundreds of ski resorts in 11 European countries. The site is logically organized by nation and region, with each resort getting its own page loaded with facts like the number, difficulty and length of trails, resort amenities, five day weather forecast … Continue reading

CTIA: Yahoo Fantasy Football

Along with oneConnect and extending the BluePrint widget platform to allow the creation of standalone mobile apps and site Yahoo made another announcement at CTIA. It’s the mobile edition of Yahoo Fantasy Football ( Fantasy sports leagues have a huge following around the world and especially in North America. The basic idea is that you form a league with your friends. Each participant owns one or more teams. The league holds a draft where each owner picks players for his … Continue reading

The Olympics on Your Phone – Part 3

The Olympics Mobile web sites keep on coming. I’ve added four more to the Beijing Olympics category of the WapReview Mobile Directory and the YesWap Mobile Portal bringing the total to 20. Dameon Welch-Abernathy, aka PhoneBoy, discovered Mippin‘s Olympics page ( which aggregates content from 30 different full web sites. I’ve written about Mippin before, it’s a service that lets publishers instantly create mobile sites from an RSS feed. Mippin is more than just a publisher’s tool though, in fact … Continue reading

The Olympics on Your Phone – Part 2

The Beijing Olympics are now underway, the opening ceremonies have already happened although we won’t see them on TV in the US until “Prime Time” this evening. I featured 12 Olympic mobile sites last month in Get Ready for the Olympics on Your Phone, since then four more mobile sites have created dedicated Olympics pages so here’s a quick look at the new entrants. In the original article I mentioned the mobile version of Google News as a good way … Continue reading

Sports Illustrated Mobile

Time Warner’s weekly print sport magazine, Sports Illustrated (SI), finally has a mobile web site of its own. For the last few years, Sports Illustrated content has appeared as a section within CNN Mobile (Time Warner also owns CNN) but now it has its own URL:  The site covers news from  MLB, NFL, NHL, NBA, NASCAR, Professional Soccer, Golf, Tennis, Cycling, College Football and Basketball and even occasional coverage of high school sports. SI’s numerous writers and columnists are also featured with … Continue reading

Get Ready for the Olympics on Your Phone

The 2008 Beijing Olympics are less than a month away, August, 8th.  There doesn’t seem to be much pre-Olympic hype as in years, at least here in the US.  But dedicated Olympics mobile sites are starting to appear.  I’ve found a dozen so far. The official site of the 2008 games has a mobile edition in English at  It’s a “one size fits all” wml site but is quite comprehensive with news, schedules and free wallpaper downloads for … Continue reading