The 2010 Winter Olympics officially kicked off in Vancouver yesterday.
You can keep yourself up to date with the schedule, latests news, real-time results, medals and more on your iPhone with these iPhone apps.
You'll find some of them useful if you're in Vancouver to watch the games live.
CTVOlympics.ca (iTunes Link)
This is the official iPhone app for the Vancouver Winter Olympics that gives you complete coverage of all the breaking news and medal updates along with a comprehensive TV schedule. For those of you who cannot catch the action on TV, the app also gives you a play-by-play feed for all the events. However, for push notifications for medals and breaking news, you need to upgrade to the premium version for $1.99.
2010Guide – Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games: The Official Mobile Spectator Guide (iTunes Link)
This is a useful iPhone app if you are in Vancouver and plan to watch the events live. The iPhone app tracks your location to update you of events happening in your proximity. You can also use the app's GPS based turn-by-turn navigation system to reach the venue location of your choice. Best of all, it's free.
SportLogik (iTunes Link)
This is an iPhone application that will be of great use to those of you who are new to the winter games arena. The iPhone app contains a list of rules, glossary of terms, equipments and a database of records for all the Olympic sporting events. A very handy iPhone app if you want to learn more about the foul that the commentator was just referring to. As you might expect, this iPhone app is free as well.
Cowbell 2010 (iTunes Link)
This is a fun iPhone app that lets you ring the traditional alpine cowbells draped in a national flag to cheer for your favorite team. But besides this, the iPhone app also offers a better way to organize the events schedule by letting you create your own favorites folder. Also, follow what all the participating athletes have to say by following their Twitter feeds from one place. The iPhone app costs $0.99.
Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics (iTunes Link)
This is an interesting iPhone app for those of you who are in Vancouver for the games. The iPhone app is a great guide to take you through all the venues hosting the Winter Olympics. While there, the iPhone app also gives you an overview of the local attractions and restaurants where you can try the best of local cuisine. The iPhone app is available for $2.99 on the App Store.
Hope you liked our list of iPhone apps. Enjoy the games!