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Changes to BBC Radio online during London 2012 Olympics
There are changes to the availability of BBC radio online during the London 2012 Olympics.
Due to rights restrictions, content broadcast from an Olympic venue during the Games will be available live and on demand in the UK only.
This will impact on all BBC radio stations periodically during the London 2012 Olympics, except in the following instances where there is significant coverage.
• BBC Radio 5 Live, BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra and BBC Radio 5 Live Olympics Extra will only be available to listen live and on demand in the UK.
• Radio 2's Chris Evans' Breakfast Show is broadcasting from the Olympics Park and will only be available to listen live and on demand in the UK.
• Live BBC Nations and Local Radio (with the exception of Radio Cymru) will only be available in the UK.
• Radio Cymru will remain available to UK and international users so that they are able to enjoy coverage of Wales' National Eisteddfod.
BBC Radio 5 live Olympics Extra - additional service during the Olympics
BBC Radio 5 live Olympics Extra , a temporary service for the Games, is now available on digital radio and online . It brings extra choice to listeners, offering extended commentary and a catch-up service through the night. BBC Radio 5 live and 5 live Olympics Extra together will allow listeners to follow the Games 24 hours a day.
At the same time, the BBC have introduced a new home page for their online radio services - you can now link to all channel from
BBC - Radio - On Air Now
That seems to avoid the iPlayer, though I assume thats also blocked to overseas users...