The Athletic

Subscription: 5.0 GBP

The Athletic Affiliate Program

The Athletic offers unrivaled sports coverage across every team and every league.


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The Athletic is a subscription-based sports website that provides ad-free national and local coverage in 47 North American cities as well as the United Kingdom. The Athletic also covers national stories from top professional and college sports

The Athletic Partner Program

The Athletic welcomes all partner types. Please get in touch for specific creative and offers.

We kindly ask that you do not use The Athletic's brand name or any close derivation or misspelling to buy traffic from search engines or advertising platforms.

Create an account

Become an The Athletic affiliate

  1. Create a free account. Applications are verified once a day at a minimum. 

  2. Choose the The Athletic affiliate program.
    Program application are usually processed within 24 hours.

  3. Link to The Athletic on your blog, website, profile or social channel.

  4. Receive commissions when other click on your link and completes a transaction.

How affiliate marketing works

  1. Affiliate types

    Affiliate links to one of our advertisers.

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    Visitor clicks
    on the link.

  3. Advertiser shopping cart

    Visitor purchases
    from the advertiser.

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    Purchase is tracked
    by Adtraction.

  5. Recieves money

    Affiliate receives commission.

Frequently asked questions

Here you will find answers to frequently asked questions about Adtraction's affiliate network and how to get started making money as an affiliate. If you have questions that are not answered below, you are always welcome to contact