How can I watch whole Olympic basketball games online?
July 29, 2012 12:36 AM   Subscribe

How can I watch whole Olympic basketball games online? I'm in Australia. Every search I do seems to turn up things that look a little like malware. Live and legal would be my first preference, but I don't mind if I have to download an entire game as an avi and watch it afterwards. Thanks!
posted by surenoproblem to Computers & Internet (6 answers total)
If you can go through a UK-based proxy server, the BBC is what you need.

It's not pirated and it is live.
posted by MuffinMan at 1:15 AM on July 29, 2012

Does your ISP carry usenet binaries? (If you're with Internode, the answer is 'yes'.) If so, grab games from there.
posted by obiwanwasabi at 3:47 AM on July 29, 2012

Some of my friends are using Tunnelbear. It's a VPN that makes it look like you are on a UK server. Monthly-based subscription.
posted by matildaben at 6:41 AM on July 29, 2012

Sent you a MeFiMail.
posted by laconic skeuomorph at 8:14 AM on July 29, 2012

I have been using witopia as a proxy to the UK and it works very well for $6(US) per month. then you can just watch everything on the BBC iPlayer.
posted by tylerkaraszewski at 8:45 AM on July 29, 2012

Just pointing out that most of the malware looking sites actually CAN stream the game to you, if you can mine your way through the crap. I use Chrome in incognito plugins set to click-to-activate. I then usually right click and hit Inspect Element and delete the non-flash-player iframes to remove all the crap on top of them and activate the stream Flash and it works. Might be a bit more than you bargained for, but it can definitely work.
posted by disillusioned at 3:04 PM on July 29, 2012 [1 favorite]

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