#7 Olympics 2012
The London Olympics not only made it to the World's most searched list, it also grabbed number 3 on the trending events list. London 2012 also heralded a new era in Olympics by reaching approximately 4.8 billion people around the world.
Image: U.S. swimmer Michael Phelps competes in the men's 200m at the London Games on August 1. Phelps became the greatest Olympian of all time this year when he secured his 19th medal with victory in the men's 4x200mn relay.