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Bring the 2012 London Olympics to Your Home With These Apps

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The 2012 London Olympics will kick off this Friday, July 27, and people all over the world will bask in the glory of sports that day. However, you don’t need to be in London or in front of your TV the whole day just to be in the know. A smartphone or a tablet can keep you in the loop about this year’s much-awaited sports event.

London 2012: Join In

The London Olympics has an official Join In app that sports fan could download for free on their Android or iOS devices. Whether you’re watching from home or you’re in London, the app has a complete list of the events that are happening during the game. It also comes with maps and directions for all venues.

London 2012 Results

The London 2012 Results is the official results app of the event. Although it doesn’t have live streaming features, users can get live results, updates, medal tablets, and athlete profiles through this app. In addition, sports fans can view which game is on progress or which will take place on various days. As for the medal table, it’s displayed by individual, country, and sports. The London 2012 Results app is available for Android and iOS devices for free.

London 2012 Official Mobile Game

Other than watching the game, viewers can also train their fingers on various Olympics events, such as hurdles, swimming, jumping, and archery. The game has recreated some of the authentic venue of the event, and it comes in three modes: Training, Olympic, and Challenge. Users can have this game for free on their Android or iOS devices via download.

NBC Olympics Live Extra

Other than TV coverage, sports fans can also watch London Olympics live and for free with NBC Olympics Live Extra. Available for Android and iOS devices via download, users can simply watch all of the Olympics programming on NBC’s cable channel. As for events such as gymnastics and track and field, users can watch them with multiple camera angles.

NBC Olympics

NBC also has another app for the London Olympics, although this is designed for users who want to check the latest news, videos, and photo highlights of the event. Users can also check out what’s new with the athletes from their hometown by selecting their local NBC affiliate. This app is available for Android and iOS device users for free.

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