View Full Version : Most popular athletes online in 2001

tia clara
Dec 28th, 2001, 06:45 PM
Anna Kournikova is still #1, according to an article in the Press-Enterprise this morning. OUt of 20 athletes on the list, the only women are all tennis players, 1-Anna; 5-Martina Hingis; 12 - Venus Williams; 18 - Jennifer Capriati ; 19 - serena wiliams. The rest are all men, but there are no male tennis players on the list. The list is from Lycos.<br />WTA all the way!<br /> <img src="smile.gif" border="0">

Martian KC
Dec 28th, 2001, 06:48 PM
Thanks Tia! Goooo WTA! <img src="graemlins/bounce.gif" border="0" alt="[Bounce]" /> <img src="graemlins/bounce.gif" border="0" alt="[Bounce]" />

auntie janie
Dec 28th, 2001, 09:32 PM
I believe this list is about internet users WHO USE LYCOS to search for athletes. Lycos is a sponsor of Anna K, and is paying big bucks these days to promote their AK web site, including full-page ads in magazines and tv ads, which obviously help increase traffic & help keep her on top of their list. Have you ever seen an ad for a Martina Hingis web site, for example?

At any rate, I am sure I am not alone in never using the Lycos search engine. I use only sthe wonderful "Google". <img src="smile.gif" border="0">

Williams Rulez
Dec 29th, 2001, 02:34 AM
I use Google only too <img src="tongue.gif" border="0">

But Venus is high on th list... so that's great <img src="smile.gif" border="0">

Dec 29th, 2001, 02:42 AM
Go Jen, number #18 yay! Go Google, best search engine, yay! <img src="smile.gif" border="0">

Brian Stewart
Dec 29th, 2001, 12:50 PM
I'm a GOOGLEr too. Maybe I'll have to drop by Lycos every time I log on, and search for my faves. <img src="smile.gif" border="0">

Dec 29th, 2001, 12:56 PM
Yes Google is BRILLIANT and if you search in images it is even better!!!