The Olympics are now officially under way. One of the unofficial competitions is among the search engines and companion sites to offer scores, updates and coverage of the games. Below is a roundup of where you can keep track of the medal count and watch your favorite action online.
Google has an Olympics homepage that showcases a range of services and tools to keep track of events, including an iGoogle gadget. Depending on what country you’re in, there are different YouTube channels. And there’s a mobile site.
Google is also offering special OneBox results for individual Olympic events. Yahoo:
Yahoo is also offering Olympics video clips.
Microsoft Live Search:
Truveo has extensive video coverage of the Olympics from multiple partners and sources across the internet.
Ask offers special smart search results, pull-downs (by sport) and refinements.