Bing Revamps Homepage, Stats, Schedules, Instant Answers for 2012 Games, Releases New Bird's Eye, Streetside, Aerial Imagery and Venue Maps of London!

Bing has some new features to help you uncover the Summer Games 2012 -- to coincide with the opening ceremonies, first up, you will notice a new revamped Bing homepage -- now sporting "daily highlights, news, events, images and more" on what's happening during the London Games 2012. Also, Bing has compiled a list of […]

New Bing Homepage for Summer Games 2012

Bing has some new features to help you uncover the Summer Games 2012 -- to coincide with the opening ceremonies, first up, you will notice a new revamped Bing homepage -- now sporting "daily highlights, news, events, images and more" on what's happening during the London Games 2012.

Also, Bing has compiled a list of inspiring moments from past games.

In addition to revamped Bing homepage and editorial features update, for the duration of the Summer Games, Bing will serve Instant Answers based on the most common things searched during the games. Here is what's news:

  • "Looking for real-time updates on the latest medal count, simply type "medal count" into the search box and Bing will serve up the tally at the top of the results page. Note "these will not appear until the first medals are awarded," Bing said.
  • And, by just typing "London Games 2012 Schedule" Bing will instantly serve up the itinerary of upcoming events.
  • To know the stats of your favorite athlete -- simply enter their name and Bing will serve up a brief bio, events and records they hold.
  • Typing in "current world records", will present the top record holders at the top of the page," Bing informed.

Bing Instant Answer: London Games 2012 Schedule

Bing Instant Answer: Current World Record

Bing also released today new Bird's Eye, Streetside, Aerial Imagery and Venue Maps of London in Bing Maps

"You can get an up close view of iconic structures and venues including The Olympic Stadium, The Orbit (now the tallest art structure in London,) The Aquatics Center and Water Polo Arena, The Basketball Arena and more," Bing wrote.

Bing has also mapped out 15 individual Olympic venues, in addition to the newly constructed Olympic Park. "Check them out using the links below or simply go to www.bing.com/maps/venues; and under United Kingdom you will find these along with hundreds of other UK venues to browse," bing adds.

New Bird's Eye, Streetside, Aerial Imagery and Venue Maps of London!