If you are living in the UK and need your daily dose of football scores and other sports updates, then you should check out the recently launched BBC Sport App. Taking its cue from the wildly successful app for the 2012 London Olympics, this app for iOS lets you check scores, follow live text updates, and gets updates on the latest sporting news.
Launching the app opens up the homepage where you can find a summary of the day’s scores, you can tap through scores to view video updates, recaps, as well as audio commentaries. UK sports fans can quickly click on the sport that they like, focusing primarily on the most popular sports including Football, Formula 1, Cricket, Rugby Union, Tennis, and Golf.
You can view through various league updates using the app from standings and league transactions to commentary, and rumors from BBC journalists. If you have a favorite team or sport, you can have them brought up easily from the home screen by customizing the app’s quick links.
BBC has also added live video streaming for sports events that it broadcasts, including F1 racing and Wimbledon. The recent addition of live streams makes the BBC Sports App one of the best apps for free sports coverage on your mobile.
BBC’s portfolio of mobile app has always been impressive, and this addition just shows how mainstream coverage can further engage its audience through well-executed apps with free sports content. It also shows how other media companies have slow-walked when it comes to mobile. So to lucky UK Sports fans, download this app now!
- Official sports coverage app from BBC.
- Available on iOS for now, Android to come in weeks.
- Check live scores, standings, and video recap.
- Watch live stream for different sports as well as for matches of the day.
- Other BBC related apps: BBC news alarm, BBC History of Timezones, and BBC Documentaries
Check out BBC Sports App @ https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/bbc-sport/id377388936?mt=8