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The 2016 Summer Olympic Games, officially known as the Games of the XXXI Olympiad, will take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 5 to 21 August 2016.

How is the Olympic torch rekindled? | Reference.com

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The Olympic torch is rekindled from a "mother flame" that is kept in a protective lantern case and is never extinguished. Before the Olympic games begin, an olive ...

What does the Olympic flame symbolize? | Reference.com

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A: The Olympic torch is rekindled from a "mother flame" that is kept in a protective lantern case and is never extinguished. Before the Olympic games begin, a.

What does the Olympic torch symbolize? | Reference.com

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The Olympic torch is meant to symbolize the fire gifted to mankind by Prometheus in Greek mythology. Today's torch is ... How is the Olympic torch rekindled?

the olympic flame and the torch relay - Olympics

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and last torch-bearer. THE FLAME. Symbolism of fire. Antiquity: the fire in Olympia. Lighting of the Olympic flame. TORCHES. Technology and design serving.

Rio 2016 Olympic Torch Relay gets under way as Olympic flame lit ...

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Apr 21, 2016 ... The Olympic flame for the Olympic Games Rio 2016 was lit today in Ancient Olympia, Greece, during a ceremony organised by the Hellenic ...

The Weirdest Things We've Done to the Olympic Torch | Atlas Obscura

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Aug 5, 2016 ... Runners carry the Olympic Flame from Greece to Germany in 1936. .... Thinking quickly, a nearby official rekindled it with another impressive ...

10 questions about the Olympic Torch Relay answered | NBC ...

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Apr 13, 2016 ... The Olympic Torch Relay begins April 21, 2016 in Olympia, Greece and ends on August 5, 2016 at Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

The Darkness of the Torch | Europe | DW.COM | 09.04.2008

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Apr 9, 2008 ... For the 2008 summer Games the Olympic flame was rekindled on March 24 at a traditional ceremony at the Temple of Hera in ancient Olympia, ...

The Olympic Flame of Berlin Light of Peace in War Haze - eBeijing ...

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eBeijing: a feature on the 2008 Olympic Torch Relay. ... 首页>>Feature>>Olympic Flame Illuminates Beijing>>Olympic Course>>Olympic Flame Rekindled ...