June 17, 2019

BBC Sport app now casting live sporting events and on-demand video


The official BBC Sports app for Android and iOS was on Monday updated with a new set of features. Chief among the new details is the ability to connect to a Chromecast to watch live sporting events. Arriving just in time for the Commonwealth Games to kick off this week, the app also provides access on on-demand video, alerts for medals, highlight clips, and much more.


  • Home screen displaying the top stories across the world of sport
  • Sections for UK nations and global events including the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow
  • Set medal alerts for Commonwealth Games nations (Gold, Silver, Bronze)
  • Customise the app by adding quick links to your favourite sports and football teams
  • Set match alerts for more than 150 domestic football clubs (line-ups, kick-off, goals, half-time score and result)
  • Watch major sporting events live or catch up with on-demand highlights
  • Listen to BBC Radio 5 live and BBC Radio 5 live sports extra while you browse
  • Comprehensive football news, analysis, live scores, match stats and text commentaries – plus the gossip column
  • Dedicated indexes for dozens of sports, including football, F1, cricket, rugby union, rugby league, tennis and golf
  • Share stories and results with your friends and followers
  • The BBC will be adding new features to the app and will notify you when they become available in the App Store

Note that the app is only available in select regions.

BBC Sport iOS

Via The Next Web