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This article was published on May 22, 2014


    BBC Sport app brings live action, highlights and news to Roku streaming devices in the UK

    BBC Sport app brings live action, highlights and news to Roku streaming devices in the UK Image by: AFP/Getty Images
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    Nick Summers is a technology journalist for The Next Web. He writes on all sorts of topics, although he has a passion for gadgets, apps and Nick Summers is a technology journalist for The Next Web. He writes on all sorts of topics, although he has a passion for gadgets, apps and video games in particular. You can reach him on Twitter, circle him on Google+ and connect with him on LinkedIn.

    Do you live in the UK, love sports and own a Roku streaming device? If your answer to all of the above is yes, we have some good news to brighten up your end-of-season blues.

    The BBC today launched a dedicated BBC Sport app in the Roku Channel Store, giving fans the opportunity to track the latest news and stream the latest matches over the internet. There should be “hundreds of videos” available at launch and it offers a basic menu to help you filter content by sport or region.

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    Given that the FIFA World Cup is just around the corner, the timing really couldn’t be better. The BBC will be showing live coverage for 31 matches this summer, so this could be a useful way to track the tournament.

    ➤ New on Roku: BBC Sport now available in the UK

    Featured image credit: CHRISTOPHE SIMON/AFP/Getty Images