London 2012 Summer Olympics has officially started with lots of different events currently being held. It is too hard for someone to follow each and every event, but we have made the process relatively easier for you if you own an iPhone or an iPad. We have compiled some of the finest applications out there that allow you to follow updates on all Olympics events easily. You no longer will miss any important Olympic event. These apps will help you to know about results, stream live events and view event-based photography. We have also featured a game so that you can even feel like an Olympian. Here we share a guide on how to follow the London 2012 Summer Olympics on your iPhone & iPad:
1. London 2012: Official Results App for the Olympic and Paralympic Games
Here is an official app that enables you to see all the latest news, schedules, and results, allowing the user to keep up to date with the latest action live throughout the Olympics.
The key features of this application are results, live updates, sports details, calendar schedules, medal tables, and athlete profiles.
The app also includes an up to date list of individual biographies, news stories and personal performances of all athletes participating in Olympics 2012.
2. London 2012: Official Join In App for the Olympic and Paralympic Games
This official app is for those lucky people who are attending the event i.e. physically present at an Olympic venue. This join in-app will help you to plan things easily.
It helps in making the user know about each and every happening, from the start of Olympics Torch Relay to Olympics, Paralympics, Opening and Closing Ceremonies, Cultural and Community celebrations of the city, etc.
It can also help you in planning the best route to reach competition venues, gives you detailed maps, news, photos and much more.
3. NBC Olympics
NBC is officially broadcasting the Olympics in the US, and this app will make you follow every event being held in the London Olympics.
The app includes real-time results, schedules, medal counts, TV and online listening to the commentary of the Olympics. You can see news, photos, videos and much more info about various sports using this app.
During the night Primetime Show being televised on NBC, the app will feature a second screen to accompany the on-air broadcast.
4. NBC Olympics Live Extra
This is another App from NBC, with the feature to stream London 2012 Summer Olympics live. It includes the feature of alternate camera views, replays, push notifications at the start time of events and much more.
This app has, unfortunately, a restriction that you must have a cable or satellite subscription to log in to the app.
5. Reuters Olympics London 2012
This app will provide you with some of the most excellent photography of the whole Olympics events. Award-winning photographers are selected by Reuters to cover the event as a result of which the images are simply marvelous.
6. London 2012: Official Mobile Game
And finally, in the last, we have selected an Official London Olympic game for you, which will make you feel like an Olympian. It features some good graphics, smooth gameplay and lots of medals. The game is easy to learn play but quite challenging to master.
The 9 events featured in the game include 100M, 110M Hurdles, 100m Freestyle, Double Trap, Triple Jump, Pole Vault, 100m Butterfly, Kayak (K1) and Archery.