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Latest Olympic Flame Stories

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

2012-07-13 23:03:45

On Friday 13 July, the London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay – presented by Coca-Cola, Lloyds TSB and Samsung – will travel 147 miles through 24 communities on its journey from Portland Bill to

2012-06-17 23:03:29

The San Francisco Bay Area chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) Team In Training (TNT) was represented once again during the Olympic Torch Relay. San

2012-05-13 23:01:10

Collectors from all over the world will gather in Athens later this month for the 18th World Olympic Collectors Fair.

2012-05-12 23:01:25

With only 78 days until the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games, the Olympic flame was lit at Olympia during a ceremony organised by the Hellenic Olympic Committee (HOC).

2012-05-12 23:01:14

The London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) has confirmed that the first Torchbearer for the Olympic Torch Relay - presented by Coca-Cola, Lloyds TSB and Samsung

2012-05-11 23:03:21

Running from 10 to 17 May 2012, the 3,000km (1,864 mile) Greek leg of the Torch Relay will see the Olympic Flame reach approximately 40 communities and be carried by around 500 people


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.