Google celebrates the Olympics with a bunch of cartoon fruit games
Let the Fruit Games begin.
Over the years, Google has done many different style Google Doodles to recognize the Olympic games. In their own stylized way, these daily drawings and animations usually celebrate the specific sports and, more broadly, the athletes and countries competing in them.
For the 2016 Rio Olympics, though, Google is starting with something very different.
Appearing on the Google search page early Friday, the doodle, which coincides with the Olympics’ opening ceremonies in Rio, Brazil, features a minute-long YouTube video in which animated fruits from, according to Google, a fruit stand in Rio, compete in Olympic-style sports like marathons, spider-riding, water polo, bicycle racing and golf (welcome back!). Instead of gold, the fruit are competing for “freshest fruit” (groan). Read more…
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