BBC Sport app now available on Samsung Smart TV

Get your fill of the Olympics, Wimbledon and F1 with the new BBC Sport app

Samsung has launched the BBC Sport app on its Smart TV service, Samsung Apps, offering access to interactive coverage of major sporting events

Samsung has added the BBC Sport App to its Smart TV arsenal offers users access to the best sports coverage with live streams, on-demand video and additional content of all the major sporting events available.

This brand new app will feature next to BBC iPlayer on the Samsung Smart Hub and will join a growing collection of sports apps available on the Smart TV store.

BBC Sport app viewers will be offered a range of alternative coverage options during Wimbledon including access to additional matches, a choice of audio commentary options, stats and rolling highlights. Tennis fans will be spoilt for viewing options.

Expanding well beyond SW18, F1 fanatics will be offered the chance to get right to the heart of the racing scene with full coverage of practice and qualifying sessions during next week’s British Grand Prix available. Additional extras including on-board cameras and the ‘driver-tracker’ that pinpoints exactly where each car is on the track at any time are also to be offered up by the sport loving content service.

Looking forward to the Olympics, but haven’t got tickets to your favourite event? The BBC Sports App will be showcasing 2,500 hours of content, including streaming up to 24 events simultaneously with a choice of audio options, plus access to the medal tables.

“Whether you’re a tennis enthusiast or keen to see who steps up on the podium in Formula 1, the BBC Sport App will keep Smart TV viewers up to date with the latest action around the world,” said Robert King, Vice President of Consumer Electronics for Samsung UK

The BBC Sports App is available now on Samsung Smart TVs via Samsung Apps.

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Words by: Samantha Loveridge