37 posts about BBC Sport on this blog
Monday 14 April 2014, 13:10
Android (phones and tablets) and iOS (iPhone and iPad) app users can now sign up to receive alerts for more than 150 teams. As this is the first release we have limited the range of alerts – a decision based on audience research – to the following: kick-off, goals, half-time score and result.
Wednesday 19 February 2014, 08:35
Six months ago I blogged about the development of BBC Sport's Correspondent pages - Sport's first fully responsive web pages. Since then we have been working hard creating a whole range of Winter Olympics pages such as the Sochi 2014 homepage, discipline pages e.g. snowboarding, the medal table and schedule...
Tuesday 11 February 2014, 12:00
The following day turned out to be a big test for the new platform as our live Sochi, football and RBS Six Nations coverage helped drive a number of digital BBC Sport records on Saturday 8 February,
Thursday 23 January 2014, 16:11
This new responsive site will be the home of all our Sochi coverage, including 650 hours of live video in up to six simultaneous streams in the UK.
Friday 13 December 2013, 10:53
It also became clear from user feedback (via email , app reviews, Twitter etc) that people wanted the same ‘native’ functionality they enjoyed in the smartphone app, on their larger tablets.
Thursday 28 November 2013, 09:45
In delivering this product, we have created a completely new technical architecture to process and publish content, plus a responsive front-end to display the content to users.
Thursday 1 August 2013, 08:39
BBC Sport has released a free app for Kindle Fire devices. This app optimises the BBC Sport experience on Kindle Fire and Kindle Fire HDs.
Wednesday 31 July 2013, 11:14
These pages are the first within Sport to fully embrace responsive web design (RWD) - that is, the pages adapt to the device they are presented on whether that is a mobile, tablet, desktop or anything else in between.
Saturday 29 June 2013, 08:00
It's hard to believe it's nearly a year since London 2012. After that incredible summer of sport, and what was generally regarded as the first true ‘digital Olympics’, we've been busy working on how we can roll out elements of that offer to the BBC's coverage of other sports.
Friday 31 May 2013, 08:01
Thursday 23 May 2013, 09:00
Reading this during the evening of Saturday 25 May? Then you can give the ‘Virtual Crowd’ pilot a go with the Champions League final by visiting this page.
Friday 1 March 2013, 10:15
Hello my name is Neil Hall and I am the executive product manager responsible for the development of the BBC Sport website.
This January was the biggest month ever for BBC Sport outside of the Olympics with 42 million browsers and over one billion page views of the website.
Wednesday 20 February 2013, 07:26
Hi I’m Keith Mitchell, technical lead for BBC Sport’s mobile services including the new responsive mobile sport web site and the native BBC Sport apps.
I know from the comments on Lucie McLean's post...
Monday 7 January 2013, 07:10
The main features of the BBC...
Tuesday 18 December 2012, 10:00
My name is Mike Brown. I was the technical architect on the BBC's Torch Relay website.
Alongside my colleague Matthew Clark I was lucky enough to have the role leading the technical delivery.
If you can think back to the beginning of the 'summer', before the huge success of the Olympic and Paralympic...
Thursday 6 December 2012, 10:45
Hello I'm Lucie Mclean, executive product manager in BBC Future Media and responsible for BBC Sport services on mobile devices.
Back in June I wrote on this blog about work my team in Salford had done to redesign the mobile sport homepage ahead of the summer of sport.
I'm pleased to announce that we...
Tuesday 6 November 2012, 10:40
I'm Matthew Clark, Senior Technical Architect for Future Media Sport.
As I wrote in my last blog post, it's been a busy year, due to a plethora of new features made in time for this summer's Olympics. With the Games now over, it's time to consider what's next: what is the future of online Sport coverage...
Monday 5 November 2012, 09:50
The BBC's digital coverage of this summer's London Olympic Games has been widely recognized as a great success, with audience online viewing figures and feedback exceeding expectations, as detailed in Cait O'Riordan's post "The story of the digital Olympics".
Reporting to Cait, as the L2012 programme...
Monday 22 October 2012, 15:56
So after my last post where I shared a few lines on each of the current pilots, it's back to business as usual for the Connected Studio team.
A number of teams have just been selected to come back for the UX&D Build studio next week.
Thursday 16 August 2012, 20:10
I'm Marina Kalkanis and I head up the Core Services teams in BBC Future Media that are responsible for the BBC live and on demand programming on the internet. My colleague Cait O'Riordan has already outlined how the Olympic content - metadata and AV streams - gets to your device, and David Rogers has...
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