ESPN launches 10th International edition of flagship show 'SportsCenter'

MUMBAI: ESPN has launched the 10th international version of its news and information show SportsCenter. The Japanese edition will air on J Sports ESPN every Monday night.

The show covers the major weekend sporting events relevant to Japanese viewers, as well as international sports with particular appeal to local fans. It is hosted by Yoko Umeda from the J Sports ESPN studios in Tokyo.

ESPN Asia Pacific VP and GM Bernard Stewart said, "The Japanese version of SportsCenter is a perfect example of ESPN's commitment to provide locally relevant news and information to sports fans in each region of the world."

SportsCenter is produced in English, Spanish, Portuguese, Hindi, Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean and now Japanese. The local SportsCenters air on ESPN and ESPN+ in Latin America, ESPN Dos Mexico, ESPN Brasil, TSN Canada, ESPN Star Sports (ESS) across Asia, ESS India, ESS Hong Kong, ESS Taiwan, MBC Korea and J Sports ESPN.

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