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