SPORTS fans in Malaysia will be able to enjoy the live coverage of the London 2012 Olympic Games for free on YouTube.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced that it will stream the events live on its channel. Users will be able to watch over 2,200 hours of sporting events from their Internet-enabled devices like smartphones and Tablets.
The channel will offer 11 different simultaneous high-definition broadcasts, all with commentary in English.
In addition to that there will be 10 live feeds from London 2012, running 9am to 11pm (4pm to 6am local time) daily, plus a 24-hour broadcast of the Olympic News Channel, which includes summaries of the latest results, general reports on different events, and interviews with athletes.
Fans will also be able to catch up on highlights and full events - all organised by the day, medal event, or the sport, as well as historic contents from past Olympic Games.
According to IOC television and marketing managing director Timo Lumme, the organisation first provided clips on its channel on YouTube during the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games.
The Olympic Games will commence on July 27.