Reuters Sports Pictures Service

The world of sport for publishers


  • Award winning sports imagery
  • Capture and retain audiences
  • Delivered around-the-clock

Intended for

  • Editors & Producers
  • Online Publisher
  • Print Publisher


The Reuters Sports Pictures Service is a powerful audience-building service providing a constantly updated stream of international sports photography to thrill and entertain readers.

Reuters & USA Today Sports Images photographers & editors report on all major sports from the stadiums, greens, pitches, courts and circuits. Talent, courage, drama and triumph – delivering an around-the-clock, tightly edited feed of breathtaking images capturing the definitive and essential moments in sports.

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  • Primary Features include:
    • The biggest events, definitive moments and very best professional action
    • Coverage of champions, celebrities and fallen idols
    • Showcases the global diversity of sports and off-beat games
    • Highlights the spirit, passion and dreams amongst fans
    • Tracks the business angle, including money, media and marketing off the field
  • Also available:
    • Target channels: Create customized channels for specific sports and audience preferences.
    • Reuters Sports Event Pictures: This service offers pictures from specific major sports events, for a one-time fee. It is only available via IDS, our XML-based Internet pull platform. For Editorial use.
    • Optional add-on access: To the Reuters archive of images and daily picture packages on the Reuters Pictures website. Choice of subscription or pay per use options.


  • Thrilling sports photography to capture and retain audiences
  • Delivered around-the-clock to keep websites fresh and up-to-date
  • Straightforward and seamless integration across multiple platforms
  • Option to archive the feed for ease of use or long-term projects




Constantly updated feed available 24/7


  • Content Downloader, Media Express, RSS, Web Services
  • Thumb, medium and high resolution jpegs allowing selection of best fit for your web site
  • Captions and metadata provided in XML (NewsML-G2) format
  • Tom Harding

    VP, Sports Product

  • Andreas Genz

    Global Head of Picture Sales

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