With The Opening Ceremony About To Kick Off, Here’s A Few Ways To Keep Up With The Games

The 2012 Olympic Games are set to kick off in less than 2 hours, so we wanted to make sure you had some apps and links to ensure you don’t miss a single lap, dive, punch, or round-off. You’ll find a list of the top apps and a few websites to keep you on track and in the game. Feel free to check them out, or if you have any other suggestions, throw them up in the comments. Now let the games begin!

Official London 2012 Join In App

In the summer of 2012 London and the UK will come alive with events, celebrations and activities during the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

The Official London 2012 Join In app is a mobile guide to help you plan, enjoy and share your Games experience.

This free app is an essential planning tool for everyone, whether you have tickets for a sporting event or not. From the start of the Olympic Torch Relay to the Olympics and Paralympics, the Opening and Closing Ceremonies, plus all the cultural, city and community celebrations happening across the UK, Join In is your essential companion.

Android: London 2012 Join In App

iOS: London 2012: Official Join In App for the Olympic and Paralympic Games

Official London 2012 Results App

The Official London 2012 Results app provides all the latest news, schedules and results, allowing users to keep up-to-date with the latest action live across all Olympic sports and Paralympic sports.

Key features include results, live updates, calendar schedule, details of sports, medal tables and athlete profiles. Users can also follow specific countries, receiving official news and updates tailored to them all in one app.

It’s the essential app for all sports fans to share the excitement of London 2012!

Android: London 2012 Results App

iOS: London 2012: Official Results App for the Olympic and Paralympic Games

Olympic Medal Alerts

Olympic sports fans can keep track of all the latest action with the Official Olympic Games Medal Alert app.

The Olympic Medal Alert app will tell you instantly when an Olympic medal is won in your favourite sports or by an athlete, team or National Olympic Committee (NOC) that you follow.

The app is free and simple to use.

Android: Olympic Medal Alerts

iOS: Olympic Medal Alerts

NBC Olympics

Experience the best of the 2012 London Olympic Summer Games with the NBC Olympics app. Get prepared for the Games now by checking out news, video, photos for every sport and all Team USA athletes. Plus, you can follow your favorite sports, teams and athletes, and engage with other fans on Facebook, Twitter and Google+ — all from your Android handheld device. Support for additional Android handheld and tablet devices will be coming soon.

During the Olympics, you can follow every event from London, including real-time results & schedules, medal counts and TV & Online listings. And during the nightly Primetime Show televised on NBC, the app will feature a second screen experience that makes a great companion to the on-air broadcast!

Android: NBC Olympics | NBC Olympics Live Extra

iOS: NBC Olympics | NBC Olympics Live Extra

BBC Olympics

Never miss a moment of the London 2012 Olympic Games with the BBC’s Olympics app.
Exclusive to the BBC in the UK, this is the only app on which you can watch up to 24 live streams of Olympics action and catch up with all the key highlights and medal moments.
Live and on demand video is available on 3G and Wi-Fi.

Android: BBC Olympics

iOS: BBC Olympics

If the apps aren’t enough to keep you busy or you find yourself on the web, keep these sites bookmarked for up-to-date coverage: