Olympic 2012 Results & Stats on Google Homepage
Google has made many arrangements to make the results and statistics from the games available on its homepage. You do not need to visit any website to get the details.
Simply typing Olympic 2012 or London 2012 will display the medal tally and schedules for live and upcoming games. It will also detect your country and will display the number of medals for that country as a sticky in the medal table. If you specifically want the medal tally, you know what to do.
Follow Individual Sport
If you want the schedule or results for any specific sport, just add the name of the sport to the above search terms. For example, the following is the page for Badminton:
And following shows the results of qualifying rounds of Discus throw. Notice the separate tabs for separate heats.
Get the Schedule
If you want the schedule of the games, simply search for Olympic 2012 schedule. The schedule is displayed in tabular form, with separate tabs for separate dates. Not only that, the timings are also displayed according to your local time zone.
Follow your Country’s Progress
If you want to track the performance of any particular country, search for Olympic 2012 <Country Name>. It will display the current medal count of that particular country along with the sport-wise break up. Upcoming events for the country will also be displayed. Here is the result for China:
So now follow the Olympics from Google homepage. Of course, all the search results are powered by the official Olympic website i.e. http://www.london2012.com. But, trust me, Google is making it much easier to follow. One more reason why Google is the search giant no competitor will be able displace anytime soon.