So, the winter games are about to start in 5 days in Sochi, Russia, as the XXII Olympic starts from February 7th to February 23rd, and Paralympic Winter Games will be held in Sochi from March 7th to March 16th.
Is there any Android app for Sochi games? Yes, there is. Actually there are so many apps to cover the winter games, which mainly focus on covering latest results, schedules, and teams’ standings.
In this AW Center article, we review the best Android apps for Sochi 2014 Olympic winter games:
This can be named as the official Sochi 2014 application which have been prepared by the Sochi Olympic committee and is mainly for those who are coming to Sochi 2014 and want to stay update to date with latest schedule of competitions, follow the Torch Relay, book tickets and get to know the location of sports venues in the city better thanks to the interactive maps.
So, if you are planning to go to Russia to watch the winter competitions, Sochi 2014 Guide is a must have app for you.
Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is the official phone of Olympic Winter Games, and no wonder Samsung, worldwide sponsor of the Sochi 2014, has already developed a specific application to provide information about events, games, and competitions. Sochi 2014 WOW has been optimized for Galaxy devices.
Other than viewing the real time results and medals, you have the option to follow your favorite sports and athletics and get notified for different events for already setup alerts.
If you own a Samsung Galaxy device and want to get a lot of data about Olympic Games, then give Sochi 2014 WOW a try.
3. 2014 Team USA Road to Sochi
This is the official Team USA 2014 Road to Sochi application provided by the United States Olympic Committee. As the name suggests, it provides many useful details about the making of Team USA and the athletes' results during both Olympic and Paralympic Games. You’ll also get to know the U.S. athletes more by reading the athlete bios and multimedia galleries, and you have also the option to send your support and encouragement to Team USA via Facebook and Twitter.
As we mentioned at beginning, there are so many other apps to get the most of Sochi 2014 Winter Games, but most of them provide the same information as the reviewed applications. But if you want to see more Olympic Games, you may download and install these applications from Google Play Store: Sochi 2014 Calendar, SOCHI 14, Sochi 2014 Winter Games, and Olympic Athletes' Hub.
Note that, there is also another official Olympic app, called Sochi 2014 Results, which is all about providing full details of the sports schedule as well as real time results and medal races.
How to Watch Sochi 2014 Olympic Games on Android?
NBC Sports Live Extra application is your first, and probably the best for those with a pay-TV subscription, option for you to watch Winter Games as it promises live stream coverage for all the 15 winter sports and all 98 medal events in one package.
CBC Olympics in another application which streams all events live in real time as well as On-demand video highlights, news, analysis, blogs, and of course results and schedules. At the moment, the iOS app is only available, but the Android and Windows Phone applications are on their way, as promised by CBC network.
So, whether you plan to Sochi, Russia and watch your favorite Sports in the stadiums, or you just want to sit on your couch and watch Winter Games live, or you only care to follow the results of your favorite athletes, these Android apps for Olympic Games will absolutely come handy.
Well, it seems Google has updated Google Now (Google Search application on Android) to cover the entire events of Winter Games in Sochi, Russia as there are some Google Now card (Olympics card) that provides quick access to medal standings and Olympic news, as well as the schedules and coming events sorted chronologically.
So, other than installing the reviewed application to keep yourself up to date with latest results and news in Sochi 2014, you also have the option to just use the Google search box on your home screen and get everything you need to know from recent Olympic events thanks to the Google Now Olympics card.