The Olympic Games are about to kick off in London, and Android users unable to go to the UK to attend will have the possibility to stay on top of news from the event, courtesy of a new mobile application.
Available now in the Google Play Store
as the Official London 2012 Results app, it was designed to deliver news, schedules and results from the games.
According to the app’s description, it will keep users “up-to-date with the latest action LIVE across all Olympic sports (25 July to 12 August 2012) and Paralympic sports (29 August to 9 September 2012).”
The main features of this application include access to results, live updates, calendar schedule, and details of sports, along with medal tables and athlete profiles.
Moreover, the software will provide users with the possibility to follow specific countries, as well as to get official news and updates tailored for them, all available through this one application.
The best part of the deal is that the software was made available for free, so that all sports fans could get into the excitement of London 2012.
will offer results from all the 36 sports for the Olympics and 21 sports for the Paralympics, and will deliver info on the latest sporting Olympic events that are in progress.
There will be real-time results delivered to users, and will also enable people to share these details with their friends. Live updates include news, photos and social commentary from the Games.
Other features of the new application include:
Calendar Schedule: View day-by-day which sporting events are taking place in the Olympic schedule. Set favourites or reminders to create a personalised selection tailored for you.
Sports: View details of each of the sports; all the latest results, latest news, latest pictures and background information including football, swimming and track.
Medals: View the overall Olympic medal count as they are awarded throughout the Games - by country, by individual and by sport. Learn more about the medals.
Athletes: View all the participating athletes and review their details and current Olympic standings for London 2012. Use the sophisticated search tool to personalise your experience and follow the performance of your favourite athletes.
Moreover, the software
will enable users to follow their favorites at ease, and will deliver personalization options related to reminders and settings. One will also be able to set notifications and alerts to keep an eye on what’s happening in London.
The results will be delivered only in English, but they should still prove useful to all people who are interested in the Olympics and Paralympics.