Apple News and TV goes all-in on the Winter Olympics

The Winter Olympics are upon us and with the deluge of information about all the sports, all the events, and all the winners, it's going to be harder than ever to keep track of who's where, doing what, and how well. Enter Apple News. From now, through the run of the Olympics, you'll be able to find:

  • Video highlights courtesy of a partnership with NBC Olympics.
  • Schedules with Calendar support, so you don't miss an event.
  • Real-time medal tracking.
  • Exclusive infographics so you can see and understand everything that's happening.

It looks gorgeous. Tremendous work from NBC and the News team here.

For Apple TV, the TV app will provide:

  • Live NBC Olympics videos right in the Sports tab.

kinda makes you wish for an Apple TV News app that skims for videos and gives you a cue of all the news, sports, and events you need to know about.

For now, fire up News on your iPhone or iPad, or TV on your Apple TV, and enjoy the Games!

Rene Ritchie

Rene Ritchie is one of the most respected Apple analysts in the business, reaching a combined audience of over 40 million readers a month. His YouTube channel, Vector, has over 90 thousand subscribers and 14 million views and his podcasts, including Debug, have been downloaded over 20 million times. He also regularly co-hosts MacBreak Weekly for the TWiT network and co-hosted CES Live! and Talk Mobile. Based in Montreal, Rene is a former director of product marketing, web developer, and graphic designer. He's authored several books and appeared on numerous television and radio segments to discuss Apple and the technology industry. When not working, he likes to cook, grapple, and spend time with his friends and family.