Introducing Apple Sports, a new app for sports fans (2024)

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PRESS RELEASE February 21, 2024

The free app for iPhone delivers real-time scores, stats, and more, all designed for speed and simplicity

Apple Sports — an iPhone app that offers fans access to real-time scores, stats, and more — is now available to download in the App Store.

CUPERTINO, CALIFORNIAApple today introduced Apple Sports, a free app for iPhone that gives sports fans access to real-time scores, stats, and more. Designed for speed and simplicity, the app’s personalized experience puts users’ favorite leagues and teams front and center, featuring an easy-to-use interface designed by Apple. Apple Sports is available to download now in the App Store in the U.S., the U.K. and Canada.

“We created Apple Sports to give sports fans what they want — an app that delivers incredibly fast access to scores and stats,” said Eddy Cue, Apple’s senior vice president of Services. “Apple Sports is available for free in the App Store, and makes it easy for users to stay up to date with their favorite teams and leagues.”

Apple Sports keeps fans up to date on the following leagues currently in season:

  • MLS
  • NBA
  • NCAA basketball (men’s and women’s)
  • NHL
  • Bundesliga
  • LaLiga
  • Liga MX
  • Ligue 1
  • Premier League
  • Serie A

Additional leagues will become available on Apple Sports over time, including MLB, NFL, NCAAF, NWSL, and WNBA for their upcoming seasons.

Apple Sports gives fans a simple and fast way to stay up to speed on the teams and leagues they love. Users can customize their scoreboards on Apple Sports by following their favorite teams, tournaments, and leagues. Fans can easily navigate between scores and upcoming games; explore play-by-play information, team stats, lineup details, and live betting odds;1 and tap to go to the Apple TV app to watch live games from Apple and connected streaming apps.2 Apple Sports will also seamlessly sync with favorites selected within the My Sports experience including in the Apple TV app and Apple News.

Availability

  • Apple Sports is available to download beginning today in the U.S., the U.K., and Canada, with support for English, as well as French and Spanish where available.
  • Apple Sports is free to download, and is available for all iPhone models running iOS 17.2 or later.
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    February 21, 2024

    PRESS RELEASE

    Introducing AppleSports, anew app for sports fans

    The free app for iPhone delivers real-time scores, stats, and more, all designed for speed and simplicity

    CUPERTINO, CALIFORNIAApple today introduced Apple Sports, a free app for iPhone that gives sports fans access to real-time scores, stats, and more. Designed for speed and simplicity, the app’s personalized experience puts users’ favorite leagues and teams front and center, featuring an easy-to-use interface designed by Apple. Apple Sports is available to download now in the App Store in the U.S., the U.K. and Canada.

    “We created Apple Sports to give sports fans what they want — an app that delivers incredibly fast access to scores and stats,” said Eddy Cue, Apple’s senior vice president of Services. “Apple Sports is available for free in the App Store, and makes it easy for users to stay up to date with their favorite teams and leagues.”

    Apple Sports keeps fans up to date on the following leagues currently in season:

    • MLS
    • NBA
    • NCAA basketball (men’s and women’s)
    • NHL
    • Bundesliga
    • LaLiga
    • Liga MX
    • Ligue 1
    • Premier League
    • Serie A

    Additional leagues will become available on Apple Sports over time, including MLB, NFL, NCAAF, NWSL, and WNBA for their upcoming seasons.

    Apple Sports gives fans a simple and fast way to stay up to speed on the teams and leagues they love. Users can customize their scoreboards on Apple Sports by following their favorite teams, tournaments, and leagues. Fans can easily navigate between scores and upcoming games; explore play-by-play information, team stats, lineup details, and live betting odds;1 and tap to go to the Apple TV app to watch live games from Apple and connected streaming apps.2 Apple Sports will also seamlessly sync with favorites selected within the My Sports experience including in the Apple TV app and Apple News.

    Availability

    • Apple Sports is available to download beginning today in the U.S., the U.K., and Canada, with support for English, as well as French and Spanish where available.
    • Apple Sports is free to download, and is available for all iPhone models running iOS 17.2 or later.

    About Apple Apple revolutionized personal technology with the introduction of the Macintosh in 1984. Today, Apple leads the world in innovation with iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch, and Apple TV. Apple’s five software platforms — iOS, iPadOS, macOS, watchOS, and tvOS — provide seamless experiences across all Apple devices and empower people with breakthrough services including the App Store, Apple Music, Apple Pay, and iCloud. Apple’s more than 100,000 employees are dedicated to making the best products on earth, and to leaving the world better than we found it.

    1. Users have the option to turn off live betting odds in settings at any time.
    2. A subscription is required for some services.

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  1. Users have the option to turn off live betting odds in settings at any time.
  2. A subscription is required for some services.

Press Contacts

Sam Citron

Apple

citron@apple.com

Olivia DeJesse

Apple

oliviad_22@apple.com

Apple Media Helpline

media.help@apple.com

Introducing Apple Sports, a new app for sports fans (2024)

FAQs

What is Apple sports? ›

The Apple Sports app is your destination for real-time scores and stats, fast and simple. In the Apple Sports app, you can: Customize your scoreboard by following your favorite teams, tournaments, and leagues—including MLS, MLB, NBA, WNBA, NHL, Premier League, NCAA basketball, and many more.

Is Apple sports app good? ›

The Apple Sports App offers a visually appealing interface that catches the eye, but its functionality leaves something to be desired. While it provides basic sports updates, it falls short in key areas. On the positive side, the app's design is sleek and modern, making it easy to navigate.

Why is there no NFL in Apple sports app? ›

Part of the reason is that while Apple says new leagues will become available over time, including the NFL and MLB, there's no car racing sports like NASCAR or Formula 1, and no combat sports such as boxing or MMA.

What is the new Apple sports app called? ›

It's appropriate that Apple introduced its new iPhone sports app — conveniently called Sports — just as baseball players were showing up at spring training to get into shape for the coming season. That's because Apple's Sports app needs a little bit more time on the training ground before it's ready to take the field.

What is the benefit of Apple in sports? ›

The flavonoids in apples, especially quercetin, may increase endurance during exercise. Post-workout, these compounds help accelerate recovery. As a natural anti-inflammatory, apples are found to decrease the soreness and swelling common in fitness-fatigued muscles.

How do I use Apple sports app? ›

Manage My Sports in the Apple Sports app
  1. Use Search: Tap the search field, enter or dictate a search term, then tap next to the team or league you want to follow.
  2. Select a league: Tap next to the league you want to follow.
  3. Select a team: Tap a league, then tap next to the team you want to follow.

What are the features of Apple sports? ›

Fans can easily navigate between scores and upcoming games; explore play-by-play information, team stats, lineup details, and live betting odds;1 and tap to go to the Apple TV app to watch live games from Apple and connected streaming apps.

Why do we need a sport app? ›

Whether you're a sports team or a race track, a leisure centre or a stadium, a sports app is a great way of pushing information to users – and allowing them to connect with you in turn, whether by buying tickets or booking time on the court. Sports is ultimately about people – and apps connect them.

Is Apple Sport app free? ›

The Apple Sports app is available for free when you sign in to the App Store with an Apple ID on any iPhone in the US, Canada, and UK with iOS 17.2 or later.

Does Apple sports app have live activities? ›

Turns out, it's not the new Sports app that provides them, it's the existing TV app (which has offered them since last year in iOS 16). So if you want to follow a particular game from your lock screen, from the card in Sports for that game, you tap “Open in Apple TV”, and there you can tap “Follow Live”.

Does Apple sports have live activity? ›

Watch a live game: Tap a score at the top of the feed, then tap Open in Apple TV (before or after the game) or Watch in Apple TV (during a live game). Or swipe down to a topic you follow, tap the game's tile, then tap Open in Apple TV or Watch in Apple TV.

Will NFL be on Apple? ›

Access the NFL App on Apple TV to stream NFL Network and NFL RedZone. Access the NFL App on Roku to stream NFL Network and NFL RedZone.

How do I set up Apple sports? ›

Open the Apple Sports app on your iPhone, then tap Get Started. Do any of the following: Use Search: Tap the search field, enter or dictate a search term, then tap next to a team or league you want to follow. Select a league: Tap next to a league you want to follow.

What do you get with Apple TV sports? ›

The Sports screen in the Apple TV app gives you immediate access to a wide array of live and scheduled sports events, including Major League Soccer with MLS Season Pass, and Friday Night Baseball. You can see games in progress with up-to-the-minute scores, or browse upcoming games and add them to Up Next.

Is Apple sport app free? ›

The Apple Sports app is available for free when you sign in to the App Store with an Apple ID on any iPhone in the US, Canada, and UK with iOS 17.2 or later.

How much is the Apple sports app? ›

“Apple Sports is available for free in the App Store, and makes it easy for users to stay up to date with their favorite teams and leagues.”

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