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    Rio 2016 announces first 83 cities of Olympic Torch Relay route


    The Rio 2016 Organising Committee has announced the first 83 cities that will experience the excitement of the Olympic Torch Relay ahead of next year’s Olympic Games. These cities will provide the fi...

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    Rio 2016 unveils innovative Olympic torch


    The Organising Committee for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games has unveiled the Olympic torch that will carry the Olympic flame across Brazil next year. The innovative design, which is inspired by the warm...

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    Olympic Torch Relay to visit every state in Brazil


    The Olympic flame will travel across 26 states and through 250 cities and towns on a 20,000km journey around Brazil in the lead-up to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. As the Organising Committee announced ...

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    The incredible journey of the Olympic flame


    The 123-day, 65,000km odyssey that started in Olympia on 2 October 2013, and involved no less than 14,000 different torchbearers, has finally culminated in the arrival of the Olympic flame at its fina...

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    Sochi 2014 Torch Relay nears conclusion


    The Sochi 2014 Olympic Torch Relay reached Krasnodar on Tuesday, as the Olympic Flame’s record-breaking journey around Russia neared its conclusion at the Opening Ceremony of the 2014 Olympic Winter G...

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    Olympic Flame reaches new heights as Sochi 2014 Torch Relay enters final week


    The record-breaking Sochi 2014 Olympic Torch Relay has entered its final week, with recent highlights including the Olympic Flame’s ascent of Mt Elbrus – the highest point in Europe. The Sochi 2014 Or...

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    Olympic Flame reaches Europe's highest point


    The Olympic Flame has been lit at the summit of Mt. Elbrus – the highest point in Europe – as part of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Torch Relay. The special project to take the flame to the western peak of E...

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    Olympic champions among Torchbearers as Sochi 2014 Torch relay continues


    Olympic champions, Youth Olympic Games medallists and teenage chess stars were among the Torchbearers as the Sochi 2014 Olympic Torch Relay continued its journey across Russia over the past week. The ...

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    Olympic Torch Relay marks 100th day


    The Sochi 2014 Olympic Torch Relay celebrated its 100th day on 15 January, as the countdown to the 2014 Olympic Winter Games continues. The milestone was reached as the Olympic flame arrived in the ...

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    Olympic Flame continues Russian journey by skis, BMX and troika


    Over the past week, the Olympic flame has been carried on skis, a BMX bike and a traditional troika sled as it continues its journey across Russia ahead of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games. The tro...