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    Olympic Torch Relay takes a trip back to Brazil’s roots

    24/05/2016

    The Olympic flame has shone a light on Brazil’s origins as it passed through the country’s founding state during the latest phase of the Rio 2016 Torch Relay. Arriving in the north-eastern state of Ba...

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    Olympic flame edges closer to Rio

    20/05/2016

    The Olympic flame has been in Brazil for just a fortnight but has already danced, paddled and sailed around the country. As the Olympic Torch Relay edges ever closer to Rio de Janeiro it has already c...

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    Swimmers, singers and volleyball stars help the Olympic flame on its way

    17/05/2016

    Still continuing its journey around the state of Minas Gerais in the south west of Brazil, the Rio 2016 Olympic Torch Relay took in no less than nine cities between Friday and Sunday, with no shortage...

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    Rio 2016 Torch Relay thrills kids and athletes alike

    13/05/2016

    Continuing its tour of the south west of Brazil, on Tuesday the Olympic Torch Relay started the day in Bocaiúva, before travelling to the historical city of Diamantina where two local school teachers,...

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    Rio 2016: Olympic flame wins hearts and minds in Minas Gerais

    10/05/2016

    Last Thursday – Day 3 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Torch Relay – saw the flame start off its journey in Itaberaí, in Goiás state, where it received a noisy reception as children from the local schools hera...

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    Rio 2016: Olympic Torch Relay heads for heart of Brazil

    04/05/2016

    After an inspiring and emotional first day in Brazil’s capital Brasília, the Rio 2016 Olympic Torch Relay ventured into the state of Goiás, right in the heart of Brazil, and famous for its waterfalls,...

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    Olympic Torch Relay begins in Brazil

    04/05/2016

    The Olympic Flame has arrived in Brazil and begun its 95 day journey to Rio de Janeiro for the Opening Ceremony of the Olympic Games Rio 2016. Carried by ordinary and well known Brazilians, day one of...

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    Olympic flame set to light up Brazil

    02/05/2016

    Ninety percent of Brazil’s 204 million inhabitants will be reached on the route that will be taken by the Rio 2016 Olympic Torch Relay, which will be a huge celebration of the Olympic spirit and value...

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    Secrets of the Rio 2016 torch revealed

    02/05/2016

    The Olympic torch that will carry the Olympic flame on its 95-day tour of Brazil is no ordinary means of illumination. As the flame is passed on from one torchbearer to another, the receiving torch wi...

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    Olympic flame brings message of hope and peace to UN headquarters, The Olympic Museum

    29/04/2016

    The Olympic Flame made a symbolic appearance in Switzerland today before making its way to Brazil for the Olympic Torch Relay (OTR) ahead of the Olympic Games Rio 2016, the first Games to be held in S...

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