The Rio 2016 Olympics kicks off tomorrow, and Google has got into the celebratory mode by promising one new doodle every day for the next seven days. These doodles are interactive and sticking to the spirit of the games, the theme is ‘2016 Doodle Fruit Games’. As the name suggests, these Fruit Games are basically a mock Olympics of sorts featuring some delicious fruits. Also Read - Google Workspace now available for everyone, including free Google account ownersAlso Read - UEFA Euro 2020: Colourful Google Doodle kicks off European Football Championship
Google is letting you play a bunch of games featuring athletic fruits. One of the games features a strawberry running a race against other fruits while also escaping a rampaging watermelon. Another game features a coconut on a BMX bike, a pineapple playing tennis, and a spider running a hurdle race among others. These games are fun to play and go a long way in satiating your wait for the Rio Olympics to kick off. Also Read - Android 12 beta 2 rolling out: New privacy features, tweaked design and more
To play the 2016 Doodle Fruit Games, you will need to have the latest Google app installed on your Android or iOS devices. Simply tap the doodle on your mobile device to start the Fruit Games and play any of the games. These games will be available to play for the next seven days.
The 31st Summer Olympics will kick off early tomorrow morning with the opening ceremony taking place at Rio de Janeiro’s Maracana stadium. Over 10,000 athletes from 207 nations will be competing in 31 sporting activities between August 5 and August 21. 10 athletes from countries like Sudan, Syria, DR Congo and Ethiopia will be competing in the games as a part of the Refugee Olympic Team.
India has sent out its largest ever delegation of 119 athletes to the Olympics this year. The team includes the likes of Saina Nehwal, Abhinav Bindra, Gagan Narang, Leander Paes, Sania Mirza, Vikas Yadav, Shiva Thapa, Yogeshwar Dutt, Babita Kumari, and Deepika Kumari to name a few.