MSN Sports readies for Rio Olympics with UWP app updates


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The start of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games are just a few days away, and Microsoft appears to be preparing fans for the once every four year event. While NBC already updated it’s UWP streaming app to reflect the Olympics, Microsoft is now readying Olympic fans by updating their own UWP MSN Sports app (via Windows Central.)

A look at the updated MSN Sports App
A look at the updated MSN Sports App

The new update adds in a Rio 2016 Olympics category, which no doubt will ensure that you Olympics fans can keep track of your favorite events. Additionally, the update brings the ability to track the medal count of each country, during the two week run. Please see the full changelog below.

  • 2016 Rio Olympics News Coverage is now available!
  • Ability to copy links to easily share articles, slideshows and videos
  • Performance, reliability and accessibility improvements
  • General bug fixes

So, are you excited for the Olympic games? Which country will you be cheering on? Will you be tuning into the NBC family of networks to watch coverage? Let us know your answers to these questions, and your thoughts on the app update, by dropping us a comment below!

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