It's fair to say the UK loves its sport and whether you're a fan of football, cricket, motor racing, rugby or anything else, it has never been easier to stay up to date with the latest goings on, even when you're on the move. There are a variety of apps that might help you to keep up with the latest, so it might be worth choosing a sim only deal for speedy access to them and the web. Here is a more comprehensive list of sport apps available on LifeHacker.
With thousands of applications to choose from it can be a little overwhelming knowing where to start, so we've rounded up a few of our favourites.
The Championships, Wimbledon 2013
British tennis fans may be hoping that Andy Murray can go one step better than last year by winning Wimbledon. The Scot will be among those hoping to get his hands on the men's trophy and this download, available from the App Store for handsets such as the iPhone 5, might be an ideal way to follow the tournament. It offers player profiles, schedules, live scores, plus the chance to watch the action live.
With no World Cup or European Championships taking place this summer football fans may find the only thing allowing them to keep talking about the beautiful game is transfer rumours. Caught Offside is a popular independent website for discussing the latest gossip and happenings and is now available in app form. There are plenty of other features too including video content and live scores, so if you're really missing the action in England then why not see what goals are being scored elsewhere?
Summer is a fantastic time for cricket fans and with lots of action going on it might be welcome news to some that a single app could keep them in the loop. iCricket offers live scores, fixtures and news on a variety of teams, so should be able to cater for most of your needs. There's even a quiz so you can put your knowledge of the game to the test.
This app friendly version of the popular BBC Sport website is the ideal way to follow all manner of sports, with dedicated pages for each and the inclusion of stats, video highlights, news articles and live text commentaries. It also offers pages for major events, so it's easy to browse all information related to them in a matter of moments.