Torches given to athletes as placeholders for delayed medal ceremony

Torches before medals? Members of the United States figure skating team have reportedly been gifted torches as placeholders for their delayed medals by IOC President Thomas Bach.

Plans for the Beijing 2022 torch relay revealed as the Olympic flame arrives in China

A much shortened relay will be held ahead of the Winter Olympics in February, with the torch remaining on public display for the time being.

Tokyo 2020 Unveils Details of Olympic Flame Arrival Ceremony

25 Years of Flame Lighting Ceremonies -- Photodesk

(ATR) Around the Rings has followed the Olympic flame as it journeyed across five continents.

Medals, Rare Olympic Torches Up for Grabs

(ATR) Featured merchandise includes three medals from U.S. Olympian Brooke Bennett and a Helsinki 1952 torch.

Olympic Cauldron Fountain Enchanting Sochi 2014 Guests

Sochi 2014 Olympic Torch travels to the International Space Station

Exactly one month since the start of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Torch Relay’s journey across Russia, a Soyuz TMA-11M was launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome with the Sochi 2014 Olympic Torch on board. On arrival at the International Space Station, the commander of the ship, cosmonaut Mikhail Tyurin, will pass the Sochi 2014 Torch to Oleg Kotov and Sergey Ryazansky, who will take the torch on a spacewalk on 9 November.

Bach Reassured by Russians; Park Congratulates Abe; Coca-Cola Exec Resigning

(ATR) The IOC president has been told gay athletes and visitors will not be hassled in Sochi... South Korea's president congratulation Japan on Tokyo 2020 bid... Coca-Cola's Olympic marketing chief will leave after Sochi.

Bach Reassured by Russians; Park Congratulates Abe; Coca-Cola Exec Resigning

(ATR) The IOC president has been told gay athletes and visitors will not be hassled in Sochi... South Korea's president congratulation Japan on Tokyo 2020 bid... Coca-Cola's Olympic marketing chief will leave after Sochi.

The Russian Report: Longest Torch Relay in Winter Olympic History

(ATR) Beginning its journey in Moscow, the Sochi 2014 Olympic Torch Relay will travel 65,000 kilometers with approximately 14,000 torchbearers carrying the flame through 83 regions of Russia.

Roscosmos will take the Sochi 2014 Olympic Torch to Space

Smooth Rehearsal for Olympic Flame Lighting

(ATR) The flame for the London Olympics is lit in a practice ceremony 24 hours ahead of the real thing May 10 in ancient Olympia…ATR's Ed Hula reports

Low-carbon Olympic torch

Iranian NOC Sees "Zion" in 2012 Logo; Torch Designers Tapped

(ATR) LOCOG, IOC stand by graphic despite calls for boycott from Tehran ... London studio tasked with  torch ... NBA stars head to London this week, Manchester come 2012 ...

Singapore Leg of the Journey of the Youth Olympic Flame

Whistler Greets Vancouver Olympic Torch Relay

(ATR) The Olympic Torch relay reaches Whistler with six days left to opening ceremony of the Vancouver Olympic Winter Games.

Torchbearer Tumbles in Latest Olympic Protest

(ATR) The Vancouver 2010 torch relay diverted its route after being interrupted by a protest in Guelph, Ontario. Video highlights inside!

On the Scene -- Olympic Flame Begins Canadian Journey

(ATR) The Torch Relay is underway for the Vancouver Olympics, launched with a tribute to the late chairman of both bid and the organizing committee.

Vancouver 2010 Torch Unveiled

(ATR) The Bombardier-designed Olympic torch was revealed during a Whistler, B.C. ceremony this morning

Vancouver View -- Village Loan Approved after 20 Hours, Olympians Criticize Trails

(ATR) The B.C. legislature to give Vancouver $458 million for Olympic Village... Some cross-country skiers aren't impressed with Whistler's trails.

Bubka Returns to Atlanta with Beijing Torch

(ATR) IOC member and pole vaulter Sergey Bubka was in Atlanta to give Beijing Torch to the World of Coca-Cola

On the Scene in Beijing -- Olympic Torch Arrives

(ATR) Beijing reveals some, but not all, details of the capital city Olympic relay ... the composer of some major Games theme music reflects on his influences ... The 2008 insurer reveals its appraisal of the Bird's Nest stadium ... and a WADA leader says he discerns a system as four more Russian athletes are caught doping. More inside...

Countdown Beijing -- Foreign Ministry Defends Olympic Relay Comments

(ATR) The Chinese Foreign Ministry says official comments about the Dalai Lama during the Lhasa torch were not political ... Basketball star Yao Ming will start light training with team China  ... And the Olympic Torch may be en route to a top secret location. More inside Countdown Beijing...