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BBC Sports Registered Record 55 Million Visits

  • BBC, Monday, August 13, 2012 1:44 PM

The Olympics brought a record number of visits to the online site. Some 37 million were from within the UK, the BBC said. The figure includes both mobile and computer access. On 1 August, when cyclist Bradley Wiggins won his gold medal in the men's time trial, there was more traffic to the BBC website than during the entire FIFA World Cup in 2010. There were also 106 million requests for online video during the games . This was up from 32 million during the Beijing Olympics.

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