Lycos reports jump in visits to football online sites

MUMBAI: The online entertainment destination for creators and consumers of quality content, Lycos has announced data from The Lycos 50. It is the 50 most popular Internet search results for the week ending 17 June 2006.

In The Lycos 50 top 10, the search results for football sites is at number nine, up 59 per cent over the previous week.

Interest in the 2006 Fifa World Cup soccer tournament has driven World Cup in terms of searches.

Also scoring big online is American Idol reject Elliott Yamin at number 21 generating 667 per cent more online interest than winner Taylor Hicks, who actually dropped off that week's list.

In terms of search, poker was at number one. Britney Spears, Pamela Anderson, Paris Hilton and MySpace are also in the top 10.

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