UK Android and iPhone users will be able to access the BBC’s 24 live 2012 London Olympic streams thanks to a new, free app which launches today.
Alongside full live streaming, catch-up coverage and highlights, the app ensures provides a comprehensive Games guide, access to live daily text commentaries, news stories and a detailed schedule and results section.
Additionally, iOS users can personalise the app by adding their favourite Olympics sports to the customisable tab bar, enabling quick access to the latest live action.
Phil Fearnley, General Manager BBC News & Knowledge, said: “For the first truly digital Olympics, we needed to ensure that everyone could access our quality coverage wherever they were, across multiple devices.
“The free BBC Sport Olympics app for UK Android and iOS smartphones ensures that everything you need to keep up-to-date with the action is right there at your fingertips.”
The app is only available for UK smartphone users.
The iOS app is optimised for handsets with iOS 5.0 and above installed, the Android version is optimised for handsets with OS 2.2 and Flash installed.