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Countdown to the 2012 Summer Olympics with free iOS apps

A year from today till the 2012 Summer Olympic Games, officially known as the Games of the XXX Olympiad, are scheduled to take place in London, United Kingdom, from 27 July to 12 August 2012. The borough of Greenwich will be a host borough for the London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics with over a third of events being held in Greenwich. London will become the first city to officially host the modern Olympic Games three times. We thought what better way to countdown to the Olympics with free iOS apps.

London 2012 by William Alexander is available through the iTunes App Store. This application contains the complete timetable for the London 2012 Olympics. With all sports and ceremonies listed, you will easily be able to find out when an event is due to start. There is information on event details and ticket prices with a view to all menus on a map. Get your current location along with options to add certain events as you favorites. There are also features that allow you view the official London 2012 website.

Olympic Countdown 2012 by Alex Veitch has a clock that you can view showing you how long until the opening of the games. With a few wallpapers and regular updates, you will be able to keep informed and track when the next games are due. This app available at the App Store will give you the opportunity to monitor the countdown so you can plan your time accordingly.

Olympic Athlete Quotes Lite by Fruity Digital contains great quotes and facts from the top athletes around the world on one of the longest running sporting events. Available at the App Store, this application also includes a countdown to the next London 2012 games allowing you to measure the time left counting down the days, minutes and seconds.

Greenwich by CactusSoft is a guide for visitors to the London 2012 games in Greenwich. Accessible through the iTunes App Store, this app helps you with information on the events that are on and where they will be taking place. With updated news on the Olympic and Paralympic sporting events there is also information on where to go and what to see during a visit to Greenwich. An audio guide is available for a guide to the top tourist destinations.

Sport Rules and Records by SportLogik by Fuzilogik, LLC is an informative guide to rules and regulations of sport. This app will let you in on rules to all sports not just Olympic events. Available at the App Store, Sport Rules and Records will help you become an expert on all sports. An ideal application for impressing others with all types of sporting facts. Containing information with everything from Olympic sports to Australian Rules Football. There are over 70 sports currently with more continuously added. Find out about terms and the equipment used in each sport and professional associations for each sport.

Get ready for the Summer Olympics 2012 with free applications that can assist you with details and improve your knowledge of this great event. We hope there is an app here that suits your requirements, whether you are looking into visiting the London Olympics, need to know what events are happening where or just curious about certain events or how long before the games actually start.

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Written by Marlon Votta

Marlon joined the Product Reviews team in March 2011. He brings a wide-range of experience to PR, and has studied and worked in a diverse range of industries. These include art and design, a Horticulturalist, graphics and printing. Personal interests include music, football, boxing, traveling, and different languages, although Marlon has an Italian background. He now looks to expand his computer and tech knowledge by writing news on the latest trends in this industry. Follow Marlon if you’re looking for an unbiased view of the latest products, and tech services.

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