Gold Medal Apps for the Summer Olympics

Yes, it’s that time once again.  The Summer Olympics are approaching and couch potatoes across the globe become sudden experts in Archery, the Canoe-Slalom and Equestrian Dressage.  If you’d like a little help in understanding the finer points of Fencing or nautical strategies in Sailing, here are some Web Pages and Apps that will help you enjoy viewing the summer games (and also provide you with enough Olympics History and Trivia to win bar bets for weeks!)
London Organizing Committee of the Olympic Games
Updated:  June 14, 2012
Cost:  Free
This FREE app is a mobile guide to help you plan, enjoy and share your Games Experience.

Some of the Key Features include: 

  • What’s On:  up-to-date event listings for thousands of activities happening across London and the UK
  • See and Do:  (For those of you lucky enough to be in London) full listing of London 2012 Festival Cultural Events
  • Torch Today:  follow the Olympic Torch Relay across the UK
  • Spectator Guide;  searchable maps, details of faciltiies
  • Jump To:  interactive maps of the Olympic and Paralympic Torch Relays, London and the Olympic Park
  • Live Updates from the Games
  • Facebook, Twitter and FourSquare integration
Dennis Publishing:
Updated:  May 16, 2012
Cost:  $0.99
On July 27th the greatest show on Earth kicks off in London, in the form of the 2012 Olympic Games.  Celebrating the event of the year in all its glory, this unofficial 148 page MagBook app covers all 39 disciplines, highlights the athletes to watch out for  and even includes a day-to-day interactive Olympic schedule, ensuring you will never miss a thing.  Facts, figures and fun:  it’s the ultimate guide to the ultimate aporting event.

Olympics Organization:
London 2012 Olympic Games videos, photos, dates, athletes, schedule, and news. Olympic website for the XXX London England 2012 Summer Olympics.

The Official London 2012 Olympics Page:
Official Website & Mobile Apps for the London 2012 Summer Olympics. Live results, competition schedule, news, photos, videos, medal count, athlete bios.

HuffPost The London Olympics 2012:

NBC Olympics on the Go:

NBC Olympics Mobile Website (  Stay in the know, on the go with the NBC Olympics Mobile Website! Enjoy great content including news, video clips, photos, information on every sport, and more! The mobile optimized website is available by entering into your device’s browser. You can also access the mobile website by entering, or directly into your browser.  Stay tuned for further enhancements to the mobile website as the Summer Games approach.

NBC Olympics App  – download available soon.  Follow the 2012 London Games with the free NBC Olympics application (available in July), delivering the latest news, results & schedules, video highlights, TV Listings, real-time medal counts, photos and much more! Plus, you can track your favorite athletes, teams and sports, and engage with fans on social media platforms including Facebook and Twitter — all from your smartphone or tablet.

NBC Olympics “Live Extra” App – Watch comprehensive LIVE coverage of the 2012 London Games through the NBC Olympics “Live Extra” application (available in July), offering live video streams and full replays for all 302 events across all 32 sports! Never miss a second of the action with the app designed specifically for your phone and tablet. Access is free for subscribers to a cable, satellite or telco TV service package that includes CNBC and MSNBC.