The Top 5 Sports Streaming Apps Available in 2021

The Top 5 Sports Streaming Apps Available in 2021
The rising popularity of sports applications has seen the number of options available to consumers increase dramatically. It isn’t always easy to identify the good ones from among the crowd so we have compiled a list of the 5 best sports apps available right now.

The rising number of people using their phones to access the internet to follow their favourite sports, teams and leagues around the world has resulted in an explosion in the number of sports apps available for both Android and iPhone and they all offer vastly different things depending on what you are looking for.

For example, many betting apps in Australia for both iOS and Android devices have live streaming directly from the application, so users who are also interested in placing bets can now follow the games live on the application and place bets all from the same place.

Whether you are looking for a live streaming service or an app to keep you up to date with all the latest happenings in the world of sport, these are the top sports apps available for iOS and Android at the moment:

LaLiga TV

For those interested in Spain’s topflight professional football division, there is no better app on the internet than the league’s own in-house application LaLiga TV. It is expertly made with an easy to use and intuitive UI and works without a hitch on iOS and Android. The app provides news, live scores and general updates to keep fans of all the latest happenings.

Best of all, all matches from the women’s La Liga are streamed live on the platform for all users to enjoy. There is also a video-on-demand section where users can access interesting videos at any time. The app is free and does not require much space to install.


The application for South African sports broadcaster SuperSport is a great general source of information, highlights, news and group chats with fellow fans for a wide range of international sports including tennis, cricket, rugby and football.

It also offers unique personalisation and notification options to allow the app to get instant updates about chosen teams, matches and events. The app is free to download and use but if the user has a DSTV subscription, they are also able to access live streaming broadcasts of all of the best sporting events such as the Premier League, NFL and NBA.

CBS Sports

This application is one of the more advanced on the market as it offers a range of functionality, statistics and in-game play-by-plays that doesn’t exist anywhere else. From live pitch maps of every MLB game to advanced commentary for the NFL and Premier League, the CBS Sports app is the perfect tool for just about any sports fan.

Once you have downloaded the app, signed up and logged in, you can choose your favourite leagues and teams, which will allow the application to begin sending you notifications, scores, team news, lineups and statistics. You can even follow up to eight games at a time on one screen. It is also free to download and use.


ESPN is one of the most recognisable sport broadcasting brands in the world and their application does not disappoint. It is one of the top-ranked sports apps on both the Apple App Store and Google Play. The app grants users access to thousands of live and on-demand sporting events with HD streaming capabilities.

On top of that, the app offers live scores, breaking news alerts, and highlight clips of all the best action from around the sporting world. You can also stream live ESPN radio stations from across America, over 100 podcasts, and live commentary.


This is one of the most comprehensive applications available anywhere and provides access to the latest news, scores and information from 38 major sports and over 6 000 international competitions worldwide.

The app prides itself on supplying live information to users as fast as possible, whether it is a goal, red card or a major injury, Flashscore prides itself in making sure its users know as soon as the live audience does.

From the biggest competitions in the world like the Champions League and Fifa World Cup to much smaller regional competitions, Flashscore has it all. Its one major downside is that it does not offer any live video content but does supply video highlights.

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