Tokyo Olympics 2020: The Tokyo Olympics kick off today and Google has shared a new blog post highlighting features that will help users enjoy the Olympics from the safety and comfort of their own homes. Here are six ways Google will help out followers of the 2020 Olympic games.
Searching for anything around the Olympics will show you the latest information around your favourite events, sports and players and also country rankings. Even if you can’t catch the games live, users can watch a daily recap video or check out the any other major news related to the Olympics.
Google has also launched a new Doodle ahead of the games, its largest interactive Doodle yet. The new ‘Champion Island Games’ Doodle was created in collaboration with Japanese animation studio 4°C. It allows users to enter the tournament and select a team, following which they can compete across multiple retro 16-bit sports like skateboarding, rugby and climbing and try to beat the reigning champions. There are multiple side-quests too.
Starting today, live events as well as clips and highlights from official Olympic broadcasters, including Marca Claro and Eurosport will be available to watch on the respective YouTube channels.
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