Latest TORCH Stories

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

2011-06-25 00:00:31

The wait is over for Powermax1000 and Powermax1250 owners interested in upgrading to the latest Hypertherm torch technology. Hanover, NH (PRWEB) June 24, 2011 The wait is over for Powermax1000 and Powermax1250 owners interested in upgrading to the latest Hypertherm torch technology.

2009-11-24 07:00:00

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C., Nov. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- BernzOmatic®, a leading global manufacturer of hand-held torches and accessories, is introducing QUICKFIRE®, a new high-performance torch that is a must-have in every professional's and serious DIYer's toolbox.

2009-02-13 05:00:00

CLEOPATRA - 75TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION AND THE PRE-CODE HOLLYWOOD COLLECTION THE CHEAT MERRILY WE GO TO HELL HOT SATURDAY TORCH SINGER MURDER AT THE VANITIES SEARCH FOR BEAUTY Cary Grant, Claudette Colbert, Randolph Scott, Sylvia Sidney and Kitty Carlisle Star in Some of the Most Daring Films in History Available on DVD on April 7, 2009 from Universal Studios Home Entertainment UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Feb.

2008-08-06 12:00:04

Olympic officials say in light of the controversy surrounding the world tour of the Beijing Games' torch, the 2012 Olympic torch will remain in Great Britain.

2008-04-09 18:52:07

The Olympic flame is a deeply rooted tradition dating back thousands of years. Even though it is based in Greek sporting heritage, it is the new technology which keeps the fire burning.

2006-02-09 10:10:00

By Ossian Shine TURIN (Reuters) - You know, maybe Andy Warhol was right. It wasn't quite 15 minutes of fame, more like three, but on a northwestern Italian road I had my share of fleeting fame.

2006-02-05 12:28:45

By Simon Evans SUSA, Italy (Reuters) - The Olympic torch was diverted away from two towns about 50 kms from Turin on Sunday because of feared trouble from protestors opposed to a rail development.

Word of the Day
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]