Right now the opening ceremony of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics are just starting. The ceremonies mark the start of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. The games will see 88 nations come together for a two weeks to compete in 98 different events.
Here are the apps on Windows Phone and Windows 8 to stay up to date with your favorite countries, sports and athletes for Sochi 2014.
Sochi 2014 Guide – Windows Phone
Are you lucky enough to actually be at the Winter Olympics versus watching from home? Well then you’re going to want the Sochi 2014 Guide for Windows Phone. While we’re watching the games on our HDTV’s, you’ll be there in person to watch the action. Use Sochi 2014 Guide for Windows Phone to find all the venues, the best routes to take, event times and more. Grab it in the Windows Phone Store for free.
Sochi 2014 Results – Windows Phone
No dedicated Olympic apps in your country? Then grab Sochi 2014 Results for Windows Phone. It’s an official app from the Sochi Organizing Committee that gives you medal race results in real time. Pick your country and you’ll get real time notifications for results and more. The app always displays schedules so you’ll never miss out on future events. Grab it for free in the Windows Phone Store.
NBC Sports Live Extra – Windows Phone and Windows 8
If you’re in the United States you’re going to want to grab NBC Sports Live Extra. It’s a brand new app from NBC Sports on both Windows Phone and Windows 8. The app will give you free coverage of the Olympic Games. The app gives you live streaming of NBC’s coverage and video on-demand. You’ll of course get news, medal counts and more. Get the app for free in either the Windows Phone Store or the Windows Store.
CBC Sochi 2014 – Windows Phone and Windows 8
Here’s an app that our friends north of the border will appreciate. The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation has an app that’s just like NBC’s Sports Extra Live. CBC Sochi 2014 is a new app for Windows Phone (and Windows) that Canadians will be using to watch the games live. Events will be streamed live in their entirety and in real time with enhanced stats. If you miss them, watch them after on-demand. Medal count, news, and more can also be found in CBC Sochi 2014 on Windows Phone. Grab the app for free in the Windows Phone Store or Windows Store.
Bing Sports – Windows Phone and Windows 8
This app isn’t specifically just for the Winter Olympics, but you can definitely use Bing Sports to keep track of the action in Sochi. Both Bing Sports on Windows Phone and Windows 8 have a dedicated section to cover Sochi 2014. You’ll get the top stories out of Sochi, slideshows, venue guides, event guides, medal tally, and more in both apps. Get the apps for free in either the Windows Phone Store or the Windows Store.
Have any more apps you’re going to be using to watch and monitor the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics? List them below! Don’t forget to shout out which teams, countries, and sports you’ll be watching and supporting over the next two weeks!