Google Reveals Top 10 Athlete, Sports Teams Search Lists For 2022

Dec 9, 2022, 5:09 PM
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SALT LAKE CITYGoogle revealed its most searched terms for the calendar year, including the top 10 athletes, sports teams, and sports terms for 2022.

Near the end of every year, the tech giant unveils the most searched terms on its popular search engine.

Google shows off the top 10 results lists for searches ranging from news, people, actors, movies, and more.

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“See what Google Trends reveal about the questions we shared, the people who inspired us, and the moments that captured the world’s attention each year,” Google Trends states.

Here are the top results for sports-related searches on Google in the United States from 2022:

United States


  1. Antonio Brown
  2. Serena Williams
  3. Joe Burrow
  4. Aaron Judge
  5. Manti Te’o
  6. Brittney Griner
  7. Shaun White
  8. Eileen Gu
  9. Baker Mayfield
  10. Kamila Valieva

Sports Teams

  1. Philadelphia Phillies
  2. Boston Celtics
  3. Golden State Warriors
  4. Cincinnati Bengals
  5. Los Angeles Rams
  6. New York Rangers
  7. San Diego Padres
  8. San Francisco 49ers
  9. Cleveland Guardians
  10. Calgary Flames

Here are the top results for sports-related searches on Google globally from 2022:



  1. Novak Djokovic
  2. Rafael Nadal
  3. Serena Williams
  4. Manti Te’o
  5. Shaun White
  6. 羽生結弦 (Yuzuru Hanyu)
  7. Brittney Griner
  8. Gerard Piqué
  9. Cain Velasquez
  10. Carlos Alcaraz

Sports Terms

  1. World Cup
  2. Olympic Medal Count
  3. flames
  4. Olympics
  5. CFL scores
  6. T20 world cup 2022
  7. Asia Cup 2022
  8. Canada soccer
  9. Golden State Warriors
  10. Indian Wells tennis

The Top 10 trending “near me” searches in the Salt Lake City, UT area for 2022 did not include anything related to sports.

Top 10 trending “near me” searches in the Salt Lake City, UT area

  1. roast beef sandwich near me
  2. chicken sandwich near me
  3. lasik surgery near me
  4. at home covid test near me
  5. diesel prices near me
  6. gas prices near me
  7. pilates near me
  8. cheapest gas near me
  9. showtimes near me
  10. dog wash near me

Google Trends says that the lists were populated “based on search terms that had the highest spike this year as compared to the previous year.”


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Google Reveals Top 10 Athlete, Sports Teams Search Lists For 2022