SportsClick Inc.
TSX VENTURE : SCV

SportsClick Inc.

May 01, 2009 18:06 ET

SportsClick Inc. Announces New Board of Directors Appointment

HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA--(Marketwire - May 1, 2009) - SPORTSCLICK INC. (TSX VENTURE:SCV), ("SportsClick" or the "Company") listed on the TSX Venture Exchange Inc. under the trading symbol "SCV" is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Gerard Buckley as director of the Company.

Mr. Buckley's experience includes business advisor, financial executive and director for not for profit organizations with thirty-two years of experience in capital markets, foreign exchange, risk management, finance, accounting, sales management and treasury. He serves as an independent director and chairs a compensation and audit committee.

Mr. Buckley is a graduate of Mount Saint Vincent University with a Bachelor of Business Administration with a major in Finance and Accounting. He is a recipient of the Gold Medal for Academic Excellence from the Institute of Canadian Bankers and is a Fellow of the same Institute. He has completed the Executive Program at the Richard Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario. He is a Member of The Institute of Corporate Directors and is currently a Directors Education Program Candidate.

Mr. Buckley spent most of his career with Scotiabank and Scotia Capital beginning in Newfoundland in retail banking in 1976. He held increasingly responsible positions with the bank in Halifax and Toronto until leaving the bank in 2008 in the position of Director, Foreign Risk Management, Scotia Capital. He is presently Managing Director of Jaguar Capital Inc. where he is a consultant, financial risk management advisor and board member.

As a Governor of the Army Cadets League of Canada he has established one of the largest endowment funds for cadets in Canada. For his contribution to youth he was awarded the Queen's Golden Jubilee Medal for service. Mr. Buckley is a director of the Gonzaga Army Cadet Foundation Inc. and The Army Cadet Foundation of Canada. His present and past directorships have also included the Financial Markets Association of Canada, an Ontario Condominium Association and the Blue Mountain Village Association.

On behalf of the SportsClick Board of Directors, Mr. Jack Ross, Board Member and CEO, welcomes Mr. Buckley and said, "We are very pleased that Mr. Buckley decided to join our Board. Our company will benefit from his many years of successful business experience and board of directors experience. His counsel will be particularly valuable in the areas of corporate finance and board governance."

Information about SportsClick Inc.

SportsClick is a leading wholesaler of licensed, authentic sports merchandise and apparel across Canada. Its distribution network includes both independent and leading retailers including Ultramar and Petro-Canada convenience Stores, Husky Markets, Loblaws, London Drugs and Calgary Co-Op stores. The company is committed to expansion through strategic acquisitions of leading businesses in the specialty apparel and promotional merchandising sectors. Copies of SportsClick's documents may be obtained electronically from the SEDAR system at www.sedar.com or on the SportsClick's website www.sportsclick.ca.

SportsClick is listed on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "SCV".

This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy the securities, or a solicitation of proxies, in any jurisdiction, including but not limited to, the United States. The SportsClick shares have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "U.S. Securities Act"), or any state securities laws and may not be offered or sold in the United States except in certain transactions exempt from the registration requirements of the U.S. Securities Act and applicable state securities laws.

Except for the historical and present factual information contained herein, the matters set forth in this news release, including words such as "expects", "projects", "plans", "anticipates" and similar expressions, are forward-looking information that represents management of SportsClick's internal projections, expectations or beliefs concerning, among other things, future operating results and various components thereof or the economic performance of SportsClick. The projections, estimates and beliefs contained in such forward-looking statements necessarily involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties, which may cause SportsClick's actual performance and financial results in future periods to differ materially from any projections of future performance or results expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. These risks and uncertainties include, among other things, those described in SportsClick's filings with the Canadian securities authorities. Accordingly, holders of SportsClick shares and potential investors are cautioned that events or circumstances could cause results to differ materially from those predicted. SportsClick disclaim any responsibility to update these forward-looking statements.

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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