IOC Hails Tokyo 2020's Frugal Budget Hamburg Seeks To Build City's Int'l Profile Beijing Says Probe Will Not Affect Bid Olympic Notes Japan Stadium To Cost More Than $2B Rio Retakes Guanabara Bay Cleanup IOA Dismisses Hockey India Demand Endo Named Japan Olympics Minister Partnership Will Fill 85,000 Jobs Paris Tries Again With 2024 Bid
Enter amount in full numerical value, without currency symbol or commas (ex: 3000000).
SBD Global/July 3, 2012/Olympics
Published July 3, 2012
SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORM: The WALL STREET JOURNAL's blog Tech Europe's Nick Clayton reported that the BBC is to "launch a service inside Facebook," which will allow people to watch, share and comment on live video from the London Games. It is "already being beta tested using streams of the tennis from Wimbledon." Although the concept "could be a precursor to similar services from other broadcasters," the BBC’s Olympic Facebook app will only be available to people in the U.K. due to licensing restrictions (WALL STREET JOURNAL, 6/29).