The London Olympic games have begun! You might be wondering the best place to catch a glimpse of your favorite athletes and events. Well there are quite a few websites that will have live coverage as well as featured video content. Here is a breakdown of some great websites that will have some of both, as well as a breakdown by the different countries you can watch them in.
In the states the official broadcasting partner of the Olympics is NBC. Through their Olympics site you can catch all the events streaming live, you also get access to interviews, highlights, and analysis.
One drawback is you need to sign into the site via your cable provider, meaning that if you do not have a cable subscription you will not be able to stream the Olympics.
For UK users you can simply use the BBC's website to deliver your London Olympics experience. Through the BBC you can watch any event live and streaming online. You can also track medal counts and view results along with highlights. However, you must have a UK IP Address to get access to the site, otherwise you will be blocked.
If you're looking for a way to still access the BBC streaming from outside the UK you can use an IP Proxy to get around the firewall. This is a little difficult but can be done, find out how →
If your up north you can check out CTV for your Olympics action. CTV has live streaming of the different events as well as daily previews of the different match ups and events throught the day. Another great feature of CTV is they have really integrated the social media scene throughout their website, allowing you to share latest news with your friends.
To get access to CTV you also have to have an IP address from the Canada, look above at the UK info to find out more.
If your located in France you can check out France TV Sport. Here they also have live streaming and coverage of the London Olympic games. They also have highlights and exclusive content and news on the different events.
To get access to France TV Sport you also have to have an IP address from the France, look above at the UK info to find out more.
We will continue to add more as we find them, if you know of any other places online to watch please add them in the comments below and we will update this article.