The 2010 Winter Olympics blasts off tonight in Vancouver. Many of you may not manage time to watch the games in your everyday busy life. I have just listed some of the online websites who are covering the Olympic in details. There you can not only find out the opening and closing ceremonies and competitions but also watch video highlights, pictures, scores, medal counts and news from the Olympics.
Here you go:
1. NBC Olympics: NBC is covering the Olympics on TV. It also launched a site where you can catch the latest scores, news and select video coverage of the competitions. This site is powered by Microsoft Silverlight.
2. Vancouver 2010: This site is Sponsored by the Vancouver Organizing Committee for the games. It offers schedule of events, up-to-date results and maps of the various event sites in Vancouver.
4. Twitter: For real-time updates from the athletes, Twitter has complied a list of verified Olympic athletes. A site called Twitter-Athletes also provides the handles of many of the Olympians at the winter games.
6. Yahoo Sports: Yahoo Sports has launched a Winter Olympics site that will offer news coverage, photos, videos, medal counts and statistics. This week, Yahoo announced that it has also optimized its search engine for Winter Olympics news and stats.
7. Yahoo Mobile: Yahoo has also rolled out a mobile web site to allow users to news, event schedules, stats and pictures on the go.
8. Google: Google has optimized its mobile search to provide better results for Olympics searches. On Google’s mobile search interface, you can search for the name of your favorite sport, and the engine will give you the latest info about game results, schedules, medal count and more. On Android and iPhone devices, the search engine’s realtime search feature will show you the latest updates related to the games within the same search results.
9. iPhone Apps: Apple has recommended several iPhone apps to help you keep up with news, schedules and more, including NBC’s official Olympics App, Canadian TV channel CTV’s Olympics App, push notifications-enabled Vancouver Games, and Olympic Games news aggregatror Winter Games Grub.