Sports Reference, LLC is an American company which operates several sports-related websites, including Sports-Reference.com, Baseball-Reference.com for baseball, Basketball-Reference.com for basketball , Hockey-Reference.com for ice hockey, Pro-Football-Reference.com for American football, and FBref.com for association football (soccer). Between 2008 and 2020, Sports Reference also provided pages for Olympic Games and its competitors.
The site also includes sections on
college football, college basketball and the Olympics. The sites attempt a comprehensive approach to sports data. For example, Baseball-Reference contains more than 100,000 box scores and Pro-Football-Reference contains data on every scoring play in the  National Football League since 1941.
The company, which is based in the
Mount Airy neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was founded as Sports Reference in 2004 and was incorporated as Sports Reference LLC in 2007.  
Sports Reference Olympics logo
Sports Reference added a site for
Olympic Games statistics and history in July 2008. 
The company announced in December 2016 that the Olympics site was to be shut down in the near future due to a change in its data licensing agreement.
Since that time, data for the  2016 Summer Olympics was added, but the site was not updated for the  2018 Winter Olympics. The providers of the Olympic data were working with another publisher to create a new website.  Sports Reference closed its Olympic site on May 14, 2020.  The new website is now available at olympedia.org. 
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