The XXII Olympic Winter Games – this year set to take place in Sochi, Russia – will officially kick-off tomorrow. In celebration of the games, Apple has launched an official section on the iTunes App Store which aims to highlight all the official apps that you can rely on to provide you with the latest from Sochi 2014, whether you’re planning to attend the event (or not).
Full list after the fold.
Watch every event during the 2014 Winter Olympics LIVE and for FREE with NBC Sports Live Extra, and set push notifications for event start times.
Download now on your iPad, iPhone or iPod touch and stream the thousands of live sporting events that air on NBC, NBCSN and Golf Channel, including NHL Regular-Season and Stanley Cup Playoff games, PGA TOUR, U.S. Open (golf), Notre Dame Football, French Open (tennis), Premier League (soccer), Major League Soccer, Formula One, IndyCar, Triple Crown horse racing and the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics.
Experience the best of the 2014 Sochi Olympic Winter Games with the NBC Olympics Highlights and Results app. Get prepared for the Games now by checking out news, video, photos for every sport — all from your iPad, iPhone or iPod touch.
During the Olympics, you can follow every event from Sochi, including real-time results and schedules, medal counts and TV and 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!
NBC Sports Talk brings you the latest news, rumors and analysis for all your favorite sports – all in one place. Check it all out in a concise and entertaining manner for the following Talk platforms while you’re on the go:
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The official Team USA 2014 Road to Sochi application provided by the United States Olympic Committee. The app will follow the making of Team USA and the athletes’ results and experiences in Sochi during the 2014 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.
Play the Daily Spin, Daily Trade and Daily Challenge to get new pins every day. Also look for special new pin codes wherever you see Team USA.
The official Sochi 2014 Results application provides full details of the sports program of the XXII Olympic Winter Games and XI Paralympic Winter Games. Install the application and follow the medal races in real time. Get quick and easy access to the competition schedule and results.
Choose the country you’re supporting, compile your information ticker of selected topics and be alerted with the latest news of your favourite athletes. Sochi 2014 Results is your personal media center for the Sochi 2014 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.
Be a part of the premier event this winter.
The Games of 2014 are for you!
Welcome to the Olympic Medal Alert App. Simply select your favourite sports and the teams you’re cheering for in the preferences and you will be notified each time a medal is awarded during the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games.
Many Olympians use Instagram. Check out their awesome photos in real time in a special section which features all of their latest pics. Take part on our Leaderboard and unlock exclusive tips from Olympians, badges and special prizes. The Olympic Athletes’ Hub features thousands of profiles of Olympians and is the best way to connect and follow participants of all the past and future Olympic Games.
Mobile Guide to the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi will make your Games unforgettable and full of bright impressions. You’ll be able to stay up to date, to know the accurate schedule of competitions and other events, to follow the Olympic and Paralympic Torch Relay, to purchase tickets, to plan a trip, to navigate in Sochi and at sports venues with the interactive map, to share experiences with friends and much more. Sochi 2014 Guide is your encyclopedia of the Games!
Feel what it’s like to ski the giant slalom, or ski jump across a football field. Experience the thrill of the halfpipe. Dance across the ice or score a hockey goal — you’ll get closer to Team Visa athletes by getting “in their shoes” during training.
Move the camera a full 360 degrees using your device’s gyroscope, or swipe the screen to shift the focus — look up, down, behind and to the side of the athlete and see what he or she sees while training, and hear in their own words what goes through their mind as they train for the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games.