The Olympic flame is a symbol of the Olympic Games. Commemorating the theft
of fire from the ... An employee of the Electric Utility of Amsterdam lit the first
Olympic flame in the Marathon Tower of...
Apr 21, 2016 ... The Olympic flame for the Olympic Games Rio 2016 was lit today in ... April at the
Panathenaic Stadium, site of the first modern Olympic Games ...
Today, the Olympic flame is lit in front of the ruins of the Temple of Hera in
Olympia, Greece. ... The first such relay took place for the 1936 Berlin Games. ...
The 1984 Winter Games were preceded by two torch relays, one from Norheim's
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.
Apr 13, 2016 ... The Olympic Torch Relay begins April 21, 2016 in Olympia, Greece and ... The
Olympic flame is lit by the sun's rays using a parabolic mirror ... Giovane Gavio is
first Brazilian to carry 2016 Rio Olympic flame during torch relay
May 17, 2012 ... The ritual of the Olympic torch relay originated not in ancient Greece, but in ...
While the Olympic torch relay evokes the spirit of ancient Greece, it was first
concocted by a ... the flame from the cradle of the ancient Olympics to Berlin's
Olympic ... by German chemists to stay lit regardless of weather conditio...
Fire as a symbol in the form of the Olympic flame was first used in the ... The
Olympic torch relay begins at the site of the ancient Olympics in Olympia, Greece.
Like in ancient times, the modern torch is now lit by using a special kind of mirror
... The first torch relay for the Winter Games started in 1952 for the VI Olympic ...
Sep 29, 2013 ... Kindled by the sun's rays, the Olympic torch was lit on Sunday in the ... the
symbol of the modern Olympics to the first Russian relay runner, the ...
Sep 29, 2013 ... The Olympic flame-lighting ceremony for the 2014 Winter Games in ... The flames
were then used to light the first Olympic torch, which was ...