Apple Partners with NBC to Provide the Ultimate Winter Olympics Coverage Portal

Steven Agar | | OlympicsOlympics
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Apple partners with NBC to bring you only the best Winter Olympic coverage. Credit: transworld

Apple has partnered with NBC to make Apple News the go-to source for coverage of the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, which officially began with Friday’s opening ceremony, reports

A new section devoted to the Winter Olympics is now available within the “For You” tab of Apple News in the United States, and it will feature articles, videos, and other coverage of the games over the next two weeks.

Although the company has partnered with NBC for the new section, coverage will be provided from a variety of sources, according to Ingrid Lunden at TechCrunch. Live streams and full replays of specific events will link directly to the NBC Sports app, while clips from events will be viewable within Apple News itself.

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Find it in the ‘For You’ section of Apple News, then turn on notifications for instant updates.

The portal will also feature a planner for viewers to figure out when specific events are scheduled, and it will allow users to add events they want to watch their calendars. There will also be a medal tracker and daily roundups given a 14-hour-plus time difference between South Korea and the United States. The news source compliments the official PyeongChang app available in the App Store.

The news comes a day after Google launched its own series of Olympics coverage and features.

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