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“This is COVID19!” Torch Relay stopped after Sparta fiesta with Butler

The coronavirus has “extinguished” the Olympic Flame: the Greek Olympic Committee decided on Friday to suspend the famous Torch Relay “in the interest of public health.” The decision was taken just hours after thousands of Greeks defied the preventive measures and flocked to watch Hollywood star Gerard Butler lighting his …

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Olympic Flame Lightning event in presence of few dozens due to coronavirus

The Olympic flame started its trip to Tokyo after its lighting at the stadium in the archaeological site at Ancient Olympia. Due to the coronavirus outbreak in the country, speactactors were excluded form the event and around 100 people were able to attent it. The event took place in the …

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Coronavirus: Lighting Ceremony of Olympic Flame without spectators

The Lighting Ceremony of the Olympic Flame will be held without the presence of spectators, the Hellenic Olympic Committee said on Monday. The Committee rejected a postponement request by the Olympia Municipality. The Ceremony is scheduled to take place in Ancient Olympia, Peloponnese, on Thursday, March 12. In a statement …

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Olympic Flame handover ceremony – Live stream from Athens

The handover ceremony of the Olympic Flame is takiing place in the ancient Panathinaiko Stadium in Athens. Live Stream   The #OlympicFlame Handover Ceremony is HERE!!! 🇬🇷🔥🇰🇷 Watch it #LIVE🔴NOW — Olympic Channel (@olympicchannel) October 31, 2017 The Olympic Flame will leave in the direction of PyeongChang where the …

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Olympic Flame for Pyeong Chang Olympics was lit in ancient Olympia (videos, picts)

The flame for the Pyeong Chang Olympics was lit at the birthplace of the ancient Olympics on Tuesday, despite a brief cloudburst that disrupted the sun-reliant ceremony. It launched a long torch relay that will culminate with the Winter Games Opening Ceremony on Feb. 9. Using fire kept from a …

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RIO 2016: Olympic Flame Lit at Ancient Olympia- Live Streaming

The Olympic flame for RIO 2016 Summer Olympic Games was lit earlier today in the ancient site of Olympia in Peloponnese. The Lighting Ceremony was performed by actress Katerina Lehou who lit the torch using a parabolic mirror to catch the the sun’s rays. The torch was lit within seconds. …

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