BBC Sports has launched BBC Olympics App, a new free application for Android and iOS devices which will offer live events coverage, comprehensive schedule and results pages, and daily news stories which can be saved for offline reading.
With BBC Olympics App, you can never miss a moment of the London 2012 Olympics and it will provide direct coverage of the Olympics from the UK, this app will allow you to follow all the action, with daily live text commentaries, breaking news and top stories from all the key events and medal moments.
Phil Fearnley, General Manager BBC News & Knowledge, said: “We needed to ensure everyone could access our coverage.”
Moreover Fearnley added, “The BBC Sport Olympics app ensures that everything you need to keep up-to-date with the action is right there at your fingertips. Even when you’re out of range of 3G or wireless, we’ll still be able to deliver the latest news to you offline.” Further he added, “The app adds even greater value to the BBC Sport mobile experience, ensuring you never miss a moment of the Games.”
BBC Olympics App key features :
- All the latest top stories
- Updated headlines about your national team, based on your location
- Daily live text commentaries from BBC journalists
- 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
The BBC Olympics App is available for Android 2.2 and above. The iOS App is available for handsets with iOS 5.0 and above.
The UK app can be downloaded now from :
And for those outside the UK, the global version of the app can be downloaded now from :