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, ...
Follow the Olympic Torch Relay to Rio! Over 12000 torchbearers will carry the
Olympic flame through 329 Brazilian cities between May 3-Aug 5, 2016.
1 day ago ... The Olympic flame was extinguished in Rio de Janeiro after teachers forced a
temporary halt to its procession and the runner holding the torch ...
1 day ago ... Of late, that anger has taken the form of a series of attempts to either steal or
extinguish the Olympic torch, with fire extinguishers and buckets of ...
3 days ago ... Is there a plan for if the Olympic torch goes out? Learn more about the Olympic
torch accidentally going out in this HowStuffWorks Now article.
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
1 day ago ... The Rio 2016 Olympic torch is seen during its launching ceremony on July 3,
2015 in Brasilia, Brazil. The Rio Olympics are just over a week ...
3 days ago ... Brazilian residents passed the Olympic torch at Independence Park in Sao Paulo
in July. Not all such exchanges have gone smoothly.
1 day ago ... Protesters in Brazil have hit the Olympic torch relay, and some are claiming the
torch was briefly extinguished.
12 hours ago ... A 13-year-old boy from Dublin has become the only Irish person to carry the
Olympic torch in the relay to Rio de Janeiro ahead of the opening ...