Is your Phone Rio Ready?! With Olympics 2016 just around the corner, all eyes are on Rio de Janeiro eagerly waiting for the big day. The opening ceremony of the 2016 Summer Olympic Games will take place on Friday 5 August 2016 in the Maracanã Stadium, Rio de Janeiro starting at 20:00 BRT (23:00 UTC).
Whether you are an Olympics fan, or just someone who likes to stay up to date with what’s trending, there are a number of social media hypes and mobile devices to fulfill your expectations.
Here’s our pick of the best 5 apps we found most interesting.
1. Rio 2016 – official app
A must have! Download the official app of the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games
Stay up to date with game results and real-time medal tables, in addition to great photos from competitions and events occurring at the host city.
2. Rio 2016 Olympic Games
Enjoy simple yet engrossing matches in 6 sports: archery, skeet, basketball, football, tennis, and table-tennis with the swipe of a finger.
Compete against your Facebook friends, or strangers from other countries and take the gold home ! See where your country ranks in the leaderboard.
3 . The Olympics – official app
With this app you can track any sport or athlete, learn game rules, view Olympic related information of your country and much more.
4. Rio 2016: Quiz
This engaging multiple choice game educates you about the biggest sport event.
Have fun learning, challenge your friends and lead your country to the top of the leaderboards.
5. Tom’s Adventure app
This simple running game features the Paralympics’ official mascot Tom.
I would probably use this app to pass the time while waiting for my favorite games to start.
Tell us what you think of these apps, leave a comment below we would love to hear from you about other apps you tried. We can update our list with your recommendation for all Olympics fans out there.