On Your Marks, Get Set, Search!

  • Posted July 27th, 2012 at 8:45 am by Yahoo! Search
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The Summer Games officially kick off today! Yes, four long years since the spectacular Summer Games of Beijing have all but elapsed, and it’s time to sit back and soak up the wonder of the Games in London.

But where to start? So many athletes … how did my favorites do? So many sports you only follow every four years…what exactly are the rules to archery, again? And so many events…when exactly is the men’s 200 meter backstroke race taking place? These are all questions that Yahoo! Search can help you answer with our latest Direct Display offering, available on your desktop, tablet, or smart phone.

If you are all about the athletes, then you can easily check out the Profile Direct Displays that will give you instant stats on all the athletes you want to know about. In addition to biographical data, you’ll be able to see if they have placed for a medal or broken a record. Just try searching for your favorite athlete’s name.

You can even see how your favorite athlete did across their events by using the Athlete Results Direct Display. Just search for Usain Bolt Results.

Are you a big fan of swimming and want to know when the important races are taking place? Using the Schedule Direct Display you can get the information you need at a glance. Just try searching for Swimming Schedule.

As the Games get going, check out our Medal Count Direct Display to see who’s leading there.

New to an event and looking to get a handle on the jargon and rules? Use the Sports Fact Direct Display to get the info you need to get yourself up to speed.

If it’s still too early for you to get excited about the upcoming Games, you might like to take a look at some of the most memorable moments of past Games using our Memorable Moments Direct Display. Just search for memorable moments and scroll through the slideshow.

And that’s not all! There are plenty more Direct Displays out there to help you get the answers you need when you need them. From national anthems to individual country profiles, from team rosters to information on all the spectacular venues you’ll see in the UK this year – Yahoo! Search has got it all covered!

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