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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.

Olympic flame - Wikipedia

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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, ...

Olympic Torch Relay - History, Highlights & Torch Bearers

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From the lighting ceremony in Olympia to the latest Torch Relay news, learn about the significance of the flame and view video highlights from past relays.

London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay News - Olympics

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Official source of news on the time-honoured ritual of the London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay - find the best videos and photos, plus top stories and featured ...

The amazing story of the Olympic flame - Olympic News

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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 ...

Rio 2016 Torch Relay - Olympic Torch Route & News - Olympics

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Follow the Olympic Torch! The relay passes through the five regions of Brazil and takes in some of the country's most impressive features.

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 ...

History of the Olympic Torch, Flame, and Relay - Infoplease

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Today, the Olympic flame is lit in front of the ruins of the Temple of Hera in Olympia, Greece. The flame emphasizes the connection between the ancient games ...

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.

Does the Olympic Flame Ever Go Out? | Wonderopolis

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One of the most exciting parts of the opening ceremonies of any Olympic Games is the lighting of the cauldron with the Olympic flame. Today, Wonderopolis ...