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37 posts about BBC Sport on this blog

  1. Push Notifications for Football teams in BBC Sport app

    Monday 14 April 2014, 13:10

    Ryan Thomas Hewitt Ryan Thomas Hewitt Business Analyst

    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.

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  2. Building the Winter Olympics Web Pages

    Wednesday 19 February 2014, 08:35

    William Bamford William Bamford Software Developer

    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...

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  3. Winter Olympics; a new approach to the BBC's live event coverage

    Tuesday 11 February 2014, 12:00

    Johnathan Ishmael Johnathan Ishmael Technical Development Lead

    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,

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  4. Sochi Winter Olympics Index Launched

    Thursday 23 January 2014, 16:11

    Lucie Mclean Lucie Mclean Executive Product Manager

    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.

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  5. BBC Sports App on Larger Tablets

    Friday 13 December 2013, 10:53

    Ryan Thomas Hewitt Ryan Thomas Hewitt Business Analyst

    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.

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  6. A new approach to live events online from the BBC

    Thursday 28 November 2013, 09:45

    Neil Hall Neil Hall Executive Product Manager

    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.

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  7. BBC Sport Kindle app and updates to the iPhone and Android apps

    Thursday 1 August 2013, 08:39

    Ryan Thomas Hewitt Ryan Thomas Hewitt Business Analyst

    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.

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  8. Sport Responsive Correspondent Pages

    Wednesday 31 July 2013, 11:14

    William Bamford William Bamford Software Developer

    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.

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  9. BBC Sport: A weekend of digital coverage

    Saturday 29 June 2013, 08:00

    Ben Gallop Ben Gallop Head of Sport Interactive

    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.

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  10. Commonwealth Games: Connected Studio Brief

    Friday 31 May 2013, 08:01

    Mo McRoberts Mo McRoberts Analyst

    From this Connected Studio we want to uncover how we can bring the history and impact of the Commonwealth to BBC Online, enable audiences to share key moments of the events with one another, provide ways for people to use our archives to tell their own stories of the Commonwealth and how we can encourage...

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  11. New Sport Pilots from Connected Studio

    Thursday 23 May 2013, 09:00

    Matthew Clark Matthew Clark Senior Technical Architect

    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.

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  12. BBC Sport website refresh: a new look and consistent design

    Friday 1 March 2013, 10:15

    Neil Hall Neil Hall Executive Product Manager

    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.

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  13. BBC Sport app launched on Android

    Wednesday 20 February 2013, 07:26

    Keith Mitchell Keith Mitchell Technical Lead

    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...

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  14. The BBC Sport iPhone app

    Monday 7 January 2013, 07:10

    Lucie Mclean Lucie Mclean Executive Product Manager

    I'm Lucie McLean, executive product manager for BBC Sport's mobile services - including the new BBC Sport app which was launched today.

    The iPhone version of the app is now available from iTunes in the UK and the Android version will follow within the next few weeks.

    The main features of the BBC...

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  15. Torch Relay: Building the site

    Tuesday 18 December 2012, 10:00

    Mike Brown Mike Brown Technical Architect

    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...

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  16. Responsive mobile site for BBC Sport

    Thursday 6 December 2012, 10:45

    Lucie Mclean Lucie Mclean Executive Product Manager

    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...

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  17. Connected Studio Sport brief: my take

    Tuesday 6 November 2012, 10:40

    Matthew Clark Matthew Clark Senior Technical Architect

    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...

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  18. Delivering the Digital Olympics: a programme management perspective

    Monday 5 November 2012, 09:50

    Mark Smith Mark Smith Programme Manager

    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...

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  19. Connected Studio: Sport innovation brief now live

    Monday 22 October 2012, 15:56

    Adrian Woolard Adrian Woolard Director

    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.

     

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  20. Audio and Video Streaming the Olympics

    Thursday 16 August 2012, 20:10

    Marina Kalkanis Marina Kalkanis Core Services Head

    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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