BBC Olympics App Released for Android, iOS

July 13, 2012

If you reside in the UK and want to follow the Olympics on the go, your best bet could be to download the new BBC Olympics application for Android (Google Play) and iOS (iTunes). The app provides direct coverage of the 2012 London Summer Olympic Games, including daily live text commentaries, breaking news and top stories from key events. There will be an exclusive version for the UK and a worldwide version. The main difference being that the former allows streaming video content (24 live streams), while the latter does not. If you live in the US and want a similar experience, check out the NBC Olympics apps.

- All the latest top stories
- Updated headlines about your national team, based on your location
- Daily live text commentaries from BBC journalists
- Up to 24 live video streams
- Video features and interviews with athletes
- Detailed schedule and results for every event
- Continually updated medals table
- A page for every Olympic sport
- A page for every competing country
- A page for every Olympic athlete taking part
- Read the homepage top stories offline
- Share stories, videos and results by email and on social networks

Source: BBC via TechCrunch

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