The Olympic Games are more than medals and scores. They are a series of unexpected moments — awe-inspiring, nail-biting, cheer-out-loud moments — that spark interest across the globe. In these moments, people are turning to their devices, searching to learn more. See the sports, athletes and events that are capturing attention the world over.

Day 14

Search Trends: Rio Olympics 2016 Source: google.com/Olympics

Day 13

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Day 12

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Day 11

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Day 10

Fans who searched weightlifting were hungry to learn more about Kendrick Farris’ vegan diet.

Search Trends: Rio Olympics 2016 Source: google.com/Olympics

Day 9

Phelps becomes the most searched swimmer of all time.

Search Trends: Rio Olympics 2016 Source: google.com/Olympics

Day 8

Most searched Olympic sport by country.

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Day 7

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Day 6

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Day 5

Bikes and bites. People who are hungry for cycling are also searching for rice cakes.

Search Trends: Rio Olympics 2016 Source: google.com/Olympics

Day 4

As the equestrian events picked up pace, so did searches for “horse riding near me.”

Search Trends: Rio Olympics 2016 Source: google.com/Olympics

Day 3

Alpine beach? Switzerland searches “beach volleyball” more than any other country.

Search Trends: Rio Olympics 2016 Source: google.com/Olympics

Day 2

Viewing parties are searched over 700% more now than during previous Olympic Games.

Search Trends: Rio Olympics 2016 Source: google.com/Olympics

Day 1

Samba lessons shimmy past ballet lessons in search by almost 500% during the Rio Opening Ceremonies.

Search Trends: Rio Olympics 2016 Source: google.com/Olympics

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