Useful apps for sports fans

Sporting events have a wonderful ability of captivating a worldwide audience who revel in the atmosphere and drama as a neutral, or get behind their team or favourite athlete as a passionate fan. From football and tennis to golf and boxing, every sport generates its own enthusiasts who wish to keep up-to-date with the latest news stories and live scores wherever possible. This has been made possible during the new technological age of the 21st Century which has seen hybrid mobile phone and tablet models released onto the market that provide a modernistic alternative to traditional mediums of sports coverage. It has enabled sports fans to receive news and score updates wherever they are, meaning that they never miss a moment of the action during times when they are unable to watch sport on television, access a computer or travel to a stadium. A plethora of downloadable apps are available on the market for sports enthusiasts to not only personalise their devise, but also remain on the pulse of their favourite sports and place a bet on their team.


Coral are among a number of leading bookmakers who have branched out into the mobile and tablet market in order to provide their customers with an innovative system from which to place bets and receive regular news updates. Their simple, easy-to-use app allows sports fans to access a considerable number of markets on a sportsbook which covers a wide range of sporting events. Coral offer special offers and promotions for current existing and new members for users to put their money where their mouth is, with the app also providing access to the latest horse racing news which is ideal leading up to the Cheltenham Cup and Aintree Grand National. Receiving expert tips and reading the inside track on all the runners and riders brings sports fans closer to the action, with the Coral app also providing access to news stories and latest betting odds for many other sports to keep users close to the action.


Receiving the latest live scores from a wide range of sports whilst on the go is made possible through the LiveScore app that brings sports fans bang up to date. The company who provided the first internet-based live score service in 1998 has branched out onto the handheld market to provide a simplistic, user-friendly app that covers live score updates and league tables across every country in the world on a daily basis. LiveScore has earned a reputation as the number one provider of football data, but also covers live cricket, ice hockey, basketball and tennis scores through a free-to-download app that is ideal for keeping tabs on your favourite sports whilst on the go.

BBC Sports

The BBC Sports app is arguably the most comprehensive option available for sports fans who wish to receive the best coverage in every form for their favourite events. BBC specialise in employing leading journalists who source and report the top stories across the sporting world which sports enthusiasts can read on the go, while the app also provides access to live television and radio broadcasts. Being able to watch and listen to live sporting events make downloading the free app a no brainer, with sports fans also able to receive live score updates across a wide range of sports covered by the BBC, which include Formula 1, rugby union and golf. Users can also customise their app by adding quick links to their favourite sports or teams to ensure they receive news, score updates and live coverage that is tailored to meet their need for sport.