Yahoo! 2012: Top Sports Related Searches

The London Olympics were the #7 most popular search on Yahoo! overall in 2012, Even Mckayla Maroney has to be impressed with that. Searchers were flipping and flying as high as Gabby Douglas for any official games coverage on Yahoo in 2012.

Top Searches for 2012 Olympians On Yahoo!

  1. maria sharapova
  2. lolo jones
  3. serena williams
  4. hope solo
  5. mckayla maroney
  6. caroline wozniacki
  7. leryn franco
  8. michael phelps
  9. misty may‐treanor
  10. aly raisman

Standout Sports Searches On Yahoo! In 2012:

  1. olympics opening ceremony
  2. kim mulkey makes NCAA history
  3. australian open
  4. ekaterina makarova’s win over serena williams
  5. ncaa brackets 2012
  6. wimbledon
  7. preakness
  8. us open golf
  9. sarah phillip
  10. giro d’italia 95th edition

Top Searched Athletes On Yahoo! In 2012:

  1. tiger woods
  2. maria sharapova
  3. peyton manning
  4. danica patrick
  5. amanda beard
  6. tim tebow
  7. jeremy lin
  8. anna kournikova
  9. lolo jones
  10. serena williams

Top Searched Sports Teams On Yahoo! In 2012:

  1. dallas cowboys
  2. new york yankees
  3. los angeles lakers
  4. san francisco giants
  5. detroit tigers
  6. pittsburgh steelers
  7. green bay packers
  8. st louis cardinals
  9. san francisco 49ers
  10. oakland a’s

Related Topics: Channel: Consumer | Search & Society: General | Yahoo


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