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2013-08-09 23:01:53

The Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee has unveiled details of the Olympic Torch Relay route with Presenting Partners Coca-Cola, OSAO "Ingosstrakh" and OAO "Russian Railways". (PRWEB) August 09, 2013 The Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee has unveiled details of the Olympic Torch Relay route with Presenting Partners Coca-Cola, OSAO "Ingosstrakh" and OAO "Russian Railways". The Olympic Torch Relay will start on October 7, 2013, last 123 days and pass...

2013-07-08 23:02:01

Three months prior to the ceremonial arrival of the Olympic flame in Russia, the Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee approved approximately half of the torchbearers for the Olympic Torch Relay, the Presenting Partners of which are companies Coca-Cola, "Ingosstrakh" and "Russian Railways". (PRWEB) July 08, 2013 Three months prior to the ceremonial arrival of the Olympic flame in Russia, the Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee approved approximately half of the torchbearers for...

2013-06-25 23:03:26

The Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) has become an Honored Partner of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Torch Relay, which is presented by Coca-Cola, OSAO "Ingosstrakh" and OAO "Russian Railways". (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 The Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) has become an Honored Partner of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Torch Relay, which is presented by Coca-Cola, OSAO "Ingosstrakh" and OAO "Russian Railways". The agreement was signed by the President...

Olympic Torch Goes To Space
2013-06-25 14:18:31

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Russian space agency Roscosmos announced on Monday it will be scaling back its plans to take the famous Olympic torch relay into orbit. The head of Roscosmos, Vladimir Popovkin, signed an agreement with the president of the Organizing Committee for the 2014 Olympics, Dmitry Chernyshenko, to begin the framework of a special project to bring the relay to space. The plan now is to bring the torch into space aboard the International...

2013-06-13 23:03:51

The Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee unveiled the Celebration Cauldron of the Olympic Torch Relay, the longest Torch Relay in the history of the Olympic Winter Games, which is presented by Coca-Cola, OSAO "Ingosstrakh", and OAO "Russian Railways Company". (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 The Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee unveiled the Celebration Cauldron of the Olympic Torch Relay, the longest Torch Relay in the history of the Olympic Winter Games, which is presented by Coca-Cola, OSAO "Ingosstrakh",...

2012-10-09 04:02:56

To mark one year before the arrival of the Olympic Flame to Russia, the Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee has announced that the Olympic flame will travel in the hands of 14,000 torchbearers, over 123 days, and through 2,900 towns and settlements. (PRWEB) October 08, 2012 To mark one year before the arrival of the Olympic Flame to Russia, the Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee has announced that the Olympic flame will travel in the hands of 14,000 torchbearers, over 123 days, and through 2,900...

2012-08-16 23:01:39

With two weeks to go to the Paralympic Games, the London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) has announced how the Paralympic Flame will be created and the street level route that it will take during the 24 hour overnight Relay from Stoke Mandeville to London. (PRWEB) August 16, 2012 • Flames to be created at the summits of the UK´s four highest peaks Street route for 24 hour Relay revealed here. Click here to download map Paralympic...

2012-07-28 06:21:09

LONDON, July 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Olympic flame is the symbol of any Games and keeping it alight requires enormous technical skill and knowledge. For the London 2012 Games, the Olympic flame is actually made up of 204 smaller flames - each representing a nation taking part - and is different to any other seen before. Creating it was a technical challenge that required experts from South Australia's FCT Flames to draw on all of the experience learnt from...

2012-07-27 06:21:09

LONDON, July 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Olympic Flame has now completed its 70-day journey around the UK where it visited over 1000 UK cities, towns and villages arriving at the opening ceremony of the games tonight in Stratford (July 27). The flame began its journey on May 10 at The Temple of Hera, Greece. The torch was lit using the sun's rays in a ceremony held at Ancient Olympia, with the iconic images beamed around the world. If you're thinking about last minute...

2012-07-21 23:01:07

The London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) confirmed arrangements for the Olympic Flame´s final journey down the River Thames on Friday 27 July and a selection of highlights for its seven-day journey around the capital. (PRWEB) July 21, 2012 The London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) confirmed arrangements for the Olympic Flame´s final journey down the River Thames on Friday 27 July and a selection of highlights for...