Yahoo! Offers New Direct Displays for London Olympics 'Profile, Schedule, Medal Count, Sports Fact'

The Summer Games officially kick off today! to help users, Yahoo! Search today unveiled three new features to its "Direct Display" offering which is available on desktop, tablet, and smart phoneFirst up, "Profile Direct Displays" give you instant stats on all the athletes you want to know about. In addition to biographical data, you'll be […]

Yahoo! Athletes Profile Direct Display

The Summer Games officially kick off today! to help users, Yahoo! Search today unveiled three new features to its "Direct Display" offering which is available on desktop, tablet, and smart phone

First up, "Profile Direct Displays" 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.

With 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 the "Medal Count Direct Display" to see who's leading there.

Use the "Sports Fact Direct Display" to get the info you need to get yourself up to speed.

Yahoo! Medal Count Direct Display

Yahoo! Schedule Direct Display

And, if you want to take a look at some of the most memorable moments of past Games using -- you can do so using "Memorable Moments Direct Display." Just search for memorable moments and scroll through the slideshow.

Yahoo! Memorable Moments Direct Display