Here are 5 free Winter Olympics apps to get you pumped up and excited about the Sochi Winter Olympics in Russia this year. We’ve searched and found 5 of the best free apps for your Android, iPad and iPhone. These Winter Olympics apps provide a nice balance of Sports, Entertainment and Games apps, all related to the Winter Olympic Games scheduled to start on Thursday, February 06th through Sunday, February 23, 2014.
You will get the best news, highlights, results and more with the NBC Olympics Highlights and Results app. Read tons of news articles about everything Winter Olympics related with the SportFusion – Winter Olympics News Unofficial Edition app. The Everywhere Cam from Visa gives you a first-hand, virtual experience of what it’s like to skate and ski as an Olympic athlete – thanks to a 360 degree camera. Learn everything you need to know about these games with the handy Sport Rules and Records by SportLogik app. And just for a little mobile gaming fun, the Athletics: Winter Sports app lets you test your skill in 2 Olympic events.
The Winter Olympics only come around every 4 years, so you don’t want to miss out on this opportunity to support your country and cheer our athletes to victory this year. Find out how these Winter Olympics apps will get you inspired.
Winter Olympics Apps
NBC Olympics Highlights and Results
By NBC Universal, Inc.
This iPhone, iPad and Android Sports app gets you prepared and keeps you informed with the best and latest news articles, videos, and photos for all the winter sporting events, including individual sports. The developer of this mobile app, NBC Universal, states that they plan to provide 1,539 hours of Olympic coverage across NBC, NBCSN, CNBC, MSNBC, USA Network and NBCOlympics.com. You can check out the Live Blog for all the latest Olympic buzz and excitement. View the TV listings and Live Stream Schedule to see the video schedule. Find out which countries and official winter sports the Olympic athletes represent. View and keep track of your favorite sport schedules and be informed of event results real-time. There are even alert notifications for medal winners, breaking news, and more to keep you on top of the Winter Olympics events this year.
SportFusion – Winter Olympics News Unofficial Edition
By Newsfusion Ltd.
This iPhone and iPad Sports app is all about news, news and more news. SportFusion presents the latest news from a variety of predetermined news sources to keep you up to date on the latest articles about the Winter Olympics. Right on your mobile device, you can quickly access and read what multiple news sources such as Forbes, NewsDay, Yahoo!Sports, The Toronto Sun, The Guardian, Chicago Tribune and more have to say about the same article topics. Search news articles by topic, customize your news edition to read only your preferred topics and “Trash” the rest. Comment on news articles within the app, add it to your Read It Later List and share news articles with others on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. This mobile Sports app will keep you updated with the most recent Winter Olympics news.
The Everywhere Cam from Visa
This iPhone Entertainment app lets you get up close and personal with 8 Olympic athletes. Thanks to a 360 degree camera and your iPhone’s gyroscope, you can experience 7 Olympic sports first hand and get a full panoramic view of your surroundings. This Winter Olympics app lets you virtually experience the sport through 3 camera views: 360, Face, and Follow. You’ll join these Olympic competitors in a training session and hear what each American athlete has to say about his or her own sport. Experience Alpine Skiing, Freestyle Ski Halfpipe, Freestyle Ski Aerials, Ice Dancing, Ice Hockey, Figure Skating and Ski Jumping. But don’t keep it to yourself, share the experience with friends and family through email and SMS. The Everywhere Cam From Visa app is amazing and sure to leave you exhilarated.
Sport Rules and Records by SportLogik
By Fuzilogik, LLC
This iPhone Sports app will turn you into a knowledgeable Sports Expert on 70 College, Professional, Summer Olympics, and Winter Olympics sports. Venture into the SportLogik Library to find any Winter Olympic sport listed and discover what the sport rules and regulations are. You might even be surprised when you come across Curling, an old and unusual Olympic sport that involves pushing a 44 pound granite stone across the ice. Check out the glossary of sports terms, find out the standard equipment required, professional associations, Olympic record of medals won for both male and female athletes – plus more. The Sport Rules and Records by SportLogik app makes a handy reference guide that clues you in and lets you easily talk the Winter Olympics lingo.
Athletics: Winter Sports
This is a free Games app for your Android, iPad and iPhone. It will get your blood pumping with intense music and 2 fast-paced Winter Olympic games: Speed Skating Short Track and Biathlon – 5KM. The Athletics: Winter Sports app gives you a good sampling of Winter Olympics gameplay with the option to play alone or with another person on the same mobile device in 2 player game mode. There are also 3 difficulty levels to increase the amount of free gameplay and Apple LeaderBoards as well. And if you want to experience even more winter sports gameplay, there is a paid version that includes 28 individual sporting events and 8 competitions. This Winter Olympics Games app is an accurate game depicting actual Winter Olympics sporting events and is challenging to say the least.