Pointstreak Extends Agreement with the Belarusian Ice Hockey Association
Aug 16, 2011
Toronto, ON – Pointstreak Sports Technologies Inc. and the Belarusian Ice Hockey Association (BIHA) are pleased to announce they have extended an agreement which will see Pointstreak provide real-time scoring, official statistics and league administrative services to the Belarusian Extraleague as well as the Belarus National Team and National Junior programs. All statistics will be presented in the Russian language as well as English, German and other languages using Pointstreak’s patented real-time scoring and statistical technology.
Scott Secord, President/CEO of Pointstreak commented, “We are excited about renewing our agreement with the Belarusian Ice Hockey Association as its official Real-Time scoring and Statistics provider and the opportunity to continue to work with the Belarus Extraleague and national teams. This partnership continues to allow us the opportunity to demonstrate our ability to deliver our services in different languages.”
Yaroslav Zavgorodni, General Secretary of the Belarusian Ice Hockey Association commented, "This is our fourth year with Pointstreak as the official statistic system provider, and I am pleased to continue the cooperation. Our partnership with Pointstreak provides the best platform to deliver real-time scoring and official statistics within the industry."
Igor Kuperman, Pointstreak’s Vice President of European Operations commented, “We are extremely excited about our long-time partnership with the Belarusian Ice Hockey Association. With this signing, Pointstreak will continue provide real-time scoring and official statistics services for Belarus Extraleague and the national teams. The Extraleague is one of the top professional leagues in Europe and this agreement ensures Pointstreak provides the benefits of our industry leading system."
About Pointstreak Sports Technologies Inc.:
Pointstreak Sports Technologies Inc.’s mission is to provide innovative technologies to enhance the experience of the global sports community. Pointstreak provides innovative solutions for sports organizations such as associations, leagues, clubs and teams that are geared towards streamlining operations and improving the experience of the sports participant, fan and media. Pointstreak’s major brands include: Pointstreak Stats, a real-time scoring & official league statistics system; Pointstreak Registration; an online registration & payment processing system; Pointstreak Sites; a website content management system; Team Locker Room, a free team-based social network; and STEVA Sports; sports video indexing and analysis software.
About Belarusian Ice Hockey Association:
Hockey began at the end of 1940’s in Belarus. Since becoming an independent country in 1992, the Belarusian Ice Hockey Association began to conduct a national championship. At the beginning of the country’s sovereignty there were only three indoor rinks. Today Belarus has 23 arenas including a 15,000 seat Minsk-Arena which will be the main venue of the 2014 World Championship. The Belarusian Ice Hockey Association was created on March 6, 1992 and became the member of the IIHF on May 6 of the same year.