Yahoo Search Launches Olympics Shortcuts

The Yahoo Search Blog announced that they have launched their 2008 Summer Olympics Yahoo Search Shortcuts. Yahoo Search Shortcuts allow you to search for specific phrases and Yahoo will return an enhanced search listing with premium information.

For example, a search for Olympics medal count returns the current standings, by medals, of the 2008 Olympics. Here is a picture:

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As you can image, Yahoo also has other search phrases that work with for the Summer Olympics. Here are some screen captures that demonstrate some of the many searches that work:

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Related Topics: Channel: Consumer | Yahoo: Search | Yahoo: Shortcuts

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