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ESPN Pacific Rim
|ESPN Int'l to present 1-2 punch for boxing fans|
ESPN International will provide two boxing programs -- Big Fights Boxing Hour and Behind the Fights -- to ESPN in Latin America, ESPN Pac Rim and ESPN Atlantic (the Middle East and Africa), starting this summer. These one-hour shows feature virtually all of the legendary fights and fighters, and will begin airing in July or August. ESPN Pac Rim to telecast live Juventus-Perugia on May 14
Heading into the final round of Italian Serie A competition, Juventus can secure its 26th Scudetto with a win over #12 Perugia at Stadio Renato Curi in Perugia, telecast live by ESPN Pac Rim on Sunday, May 14 at 12.55 GMT (10:55 pm AEST). To update viewers on the progress of #2 Lazio versus Reggina match, ESPN Pac Rim will provide live cut-ins during the Juventus-Perugia match. ESPN launches new service in Taiwan
TAIPEI -- Viewers in Taiwan now enjoy a new, improved ESPN that stared Sept. 30, 1999 with the launch of ESPN Taiwan, a dedicated feed for this market based on the viewing habits and sports preference of Taiwanese viewers. This was announced by Mr. Simon Yu, Senior Vice President, International Sales & Marketing, ESPN STAR Sports, at a press conference held in Taipei last evening. ESPN, in Taiwan, is now better than ever in terms of its programming, scheduling, look, language and technology. Customized to better serve the needs of Taiwan viewers, ESPN Taiwan will focus on showing more international sporting events and programs popular in Taiwan, namely: Major League Baseball (MLB) and NCAA baseball, National Basketball Association (NBA) and NCAA basketball, NCAA Football, Asian Bowling Tour, Golf, Boxing, Billiards, X Games and SportsCenter everyday. To suit local viewers' convenience, these will be scheduled in their prime-time viewing slot from 19:00 to 02:00.
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