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2016 Rio Olympics
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.


The Olympic flame is a symbol of the Olympic Games. Commemorating the theft of fire from the Greek god Zeus by Prometheus, its origins lie in ancient Greece, ...


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 ...


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


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 ...


Apr 19, 2016 ... It has been right around the world, gone into space and scaled Everest. Over the last 80 years, the Olympic torch has been carried by hundreds ...


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.


Aug 5, 2016 ... This evening, billions of people from around the world will tune in to watch the opening ceremony of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio.


May 16, 2012 ... We delve into the real history behind the Olympic torch - including its Nazi ... The 1948 Games turned out to be a success and rekindled an ...


Oct 13, 2011 ... In her column in the Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf Anky van Grunsven admitted that a small Olympic flame has been rekindled within herself ...