Torch Relay Change for Osaka

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Abu Dhabi Tour's WorldTour Debut Edition - Route and Jerseys Unveiled

Just 30 days left to the third edition of the Abu Dhabi Tour.

Olympic Torch Gets Design, Preliminary Route

(ATR) Rio 2016 has its Olympic torch, and it will visit around 500 cities starting in May 2016.

Baku 2015 announces Journey of the Flame route and reveals torch design

Baku 2015 European Games announced today the route of the Journey of the Flame, which will start with a ceremony at Ateshgah on 26 April, and revealed, for the first time, the design of the Baku 2015 Torch and Lamp. 

Paralympic Torch Relay -- Flame Starts in Far East

(ATR) The Paralympic torch relay opened in Cape Dezhnyov, Russia's "easternmost point," on Wednesday. 

Torch Relay Update -- Bach, Ban Carry Flame

(ATR) The IOC president and secretary-general of the United Nations carried the Olympic flame in Sochi.

Torch Relay Update -- Flame Arrives in Sochi

(ATR) The flame arrived in Sochi on Wednesday for the final leg of the torch relay ... Around the Rings editor Ed Hula will run with the torch on Thursday.

Torch Relay Update -- Combine Carries Flame in Krasnodar

(ATR) Over 300 torchbearers participated in Krasnodar's leg of the relay, including one who carried the flame on a combine.

Torch Relay Update -- Flame Tours Maykop

(ATR) The Olympic flame journeyed to Maykop on Monday, approximately 161 miles from Sochi. 

Torch Relay -- 14 Things to Know for the Week Ahead

(ATR) The Olympic flame makes its final stops before arriving in Sochi for the 2014 Winter Olympic opening ceremony.

Torch Relay Update -- Flame Scales Mount Elbrus

(ATR) The Olympic flame journeyed Mount Elbrus, the "highest peak in Russia and Europe."

Torch Relay Update -- Flame Tours Republican Spartak Stadium

(ATR) On Thursday, representatives from two cities carried the Olympic flame through the Republican Spartak Stadium.

Torch Relay Update -- Kadyrov Accompanies Torch Through Grozny

(ATR) The head of the Chechen Republic, Ramzan Kadyrov, led a motorcade beside the torch relay in Grozny on Tuesday.

Torch Relay -- 14 Things to Know for the Week Ahead

(ATR) The Olympic flame makes its way through the North Caucasus and tours Mount Elbus later in the week.

Torch Relay Update -- Former Russian Weightlifter Carries Flame

(ATR) Former Russian weightlifter Andrei Chemerkin carried the flame in Stavropol on Friday.

Torch Relay Update -- Boxer Concludes Relay in Pyatigorsk

(ATR) Olympic boxer David Hayrapetyan was the final torchbearer in Pyatigorsk, the resort capital of the Northern Caucasus, on Thursday.

Torch Relay Update -- Flame at Arc de Triomphe

(ATR) The Olympic flame began its two-day tour of  the Rostov region at the Arc de Triomphe in Novocherkassk.

Torch Relay -- Flame Arrives in Troubled Volgograd

(ATR) Security was heightened in Volgograd as the Olympic flame arrived by train early Monday morning.

Torch Relay -- 14 Things to Know for the Week Ahead

(ATR) The torch relay is heading into Russia's North Caucasus...Here are 14 things to know for the relay schedule this week.

Torch Relay Update -- Flame Tours Russian "Volleyball Capital"

(ATR) The torch relay journeyed on Friday to the city of Belgorod, the "Russian capital of volleyball."

Torch Relay Update -- Cycling Legend Kicks Off Relay in Kursk

(ATR) On Thursday, Russian cycling legend Valery Chaplygin kicked off the torch in relay in the city of Kursk.

Torch Relay Marks 100th Day

(ATR) The torch relay marks its 100th day in two Russian cities on Tuesday: Elets and Oryol.

Torch Relay Update -- Shooter Opens Relay in Lipetsk

(ATR) On Monday, the Olympic flame toured two cities: Michurinsk and Lipetsk ... Olympic shooter Vitaly Fokeev was the first to carry the flame in Lipetsk.

Torch Relay -- 14 Things to Know for the Week Ahead

(ATR) Tuesday marks the 100th day of the Sochi Olympic torch relay ... Here are 14 things to know for the relay schedule this week.

Torch Relay Update -- Flame Tours One of Russia's "Greenest" Cities

(ATR) Olympic swimmer Anastasia Zueva and RIA Novosti chief editor David Nowak carried the flame through Penza on Friday, one of the "greenest" cities in Russia.

Torch Relay Update -- Olympic Wrestler Opens Relay in Saransk

(ATR) The Olympic flame traveled to Saransk on Thursday aboard a "special train," according to RIA Novosti...Olympic wrestler Alexei Mishin was the first to carry the torch.

Flame Marks One Month to Sochi in Nizhny Novgorod

(ATR) Tuesday marks the one-month countdown to the 2014 Winter Olympics and the flame's two-day journey through the city of Nizhny Novgorod, one of the largest cities in Russia.

Torch Relay Update -- Ice Climbers Carry Flame

(ATR) Ice climbers, including 2013 World Cup winner Maria Tolokonina, carried the Olympic torch through the city of Kirov on Sunday. 

Torch Relay -- 14 Things to Know for the Week Ahead

(ATR) As we near the 30-day countdown to the 2014 Winter Olympics, here are 14 things to know for the torch relay's week ahead.

Torch Relay -- Dumpling Feast Welcomes Flame

(ATR) Residents of Perm welcomed the Olympic flame with a "mass dumpling feast" on Friday.