BBC Pushes Sochi Olympics Website Live

The 2014 Winter Olympic Games has been such a hot topic of conversation over the last few months for a multitude of reasons. Suffice to say, with the games nearly upon us, millions of people will be tuning in to watch the Russian-hosted games. The BBC is hoping to help us keep up with as much as possible with the launch of its new Sochi Winter Olympics website.

 

The site automatically adapts its layout depending on the device you're using (be it a phone, PC, or tablet) and will play host to 650 hours of live video via as many as six simultaneous live streams in the UK. This is in addition to the rest of the broadcaster’s Sochi coverage. The BBC said that live video, audio or live text commentary, medal tables and schedules proved most popular according to user feedback garnered in 2013. As a result, that’s where the broadcaster has chosen to focus its efforts.

Before the games kick off, the site will host build up coverage and schedules as well as a dedicated index for each Olympic sport. The content will also be available via the BBC Spot app on mobile devices so folks can add Sochi 2014 to their Quicklinks and keep an eye on coverage that way. Check out the site here.

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