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Host nation Brazil receives Olympic flame for Rio Games

The flame will be flown in special safety lanterns to Switzerland for a ceremony at the United Nations in Geneva on Thursday   IMAGE: Greek actress Katerina Lehou (right), playing the role of......

Beckham to bring Olympic flame to Britain

David Beckham will help bring the Olympic flame to Britain on Friday after he takes part in a formal handover ceremony in Athens, London 2012 organisers said. The former England soccer captain, a......

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Brazil Receives Olympic Flame for 2016 Rio Games

A lamp with the Olympic flame is seen during the handover ceremony to the delegation of the 2016 Rio Olympics at the Panathenaic Stadium in Athens.... ...

http://sports.ndtv.com/othersports/news/257921-brazil-receives-olympic-flame-for-2016-rio-games
We are 'ready to deliver history', says Rio 2016 chief

The city of Rio de Janeiro is "ready to deliver history" when Brazil becomes the first South American country to host the Olympic Games in August,... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a643358.html
Greece hands over Olympic flame to Rio 2016 organisers

Athens, April 28 (IANS) The flame that will burn for Rio Olympic Games was handed over to the Brazilian organisers in a spectacular ceremony held... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/greece-hands-over-olympic-flame-rio-2016-organisers-023225672.html
Athens, April 5, 2016 (AFP) -

Flame for Rio 2016 to be lit on April 21 in Olympia The Olympic Flame for the 2016 Rio Games will be lit on April 21 in Ancient Olympia, Greek... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-in-school/athens-april-5-2016-afp/article8442814.ece
Modern Olympics opened this day 120 years ago

Google New Delhi, April 6 It was on his day 120 years ago that the "greates show on earth", the modern Olympics, opened in Athens to a ringing... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a637641.html

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