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Giant torch unveiled in US in honour of Indian spiritual guru

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 12:11

A giant torch, which is a replica of the Olympic torch, was unveiled here in honour of Indian spiritual leader Chinmoy Kumar Ghose.

International space crew returns Olympic torch to Earth

Last Updated: Monday, November 11, 2013, 11:27

A Soyuz capsule carried an International Space Station crew of three back to Earth on Monday along with an Olympic torch.

ISS crew lands on Earth with Olympic Torch after 166 days in space

Last Updated: Monday, November 11, 2013, 10:29

Expedition 37 crew members Karen Nyberg, Fyodor Yurchikhin and Luca Parmitano have returned from the ISS, landing at 9:49 pm EST Sunday.

Russia proud of Olympic torch space relay

Last Updated: Sunday, November 10, 2013, 19:43

Russia is proud of the space relay of the Olympic torch for the Sochi Winter Games, organising committee president Dmitry Chernyshenko said Sunday.

Russian cosmonauts take Olympic torch on maiden spacewalk

Last Updated: Sunday, November 10, 2013, 09:33

Two Russian cosmonauts took an Olympic torch on a spacewalk Saturday for the first time in history as part of the Sochi 2014 torch relay.

Russians take Olympic torch on historic spacewalk

Last Updated: Saturday, November 09, 2013, 22:09

Two cosmonauts took the Olympic torch unlit for a spacewalk today in a historic showcasing of Russia`s hosting of the Sochi Winter Olympic Games in three months` time.

Russians to take Olympic torch on historic spacewalk

Last Updated: Saturday, November 09, 2013, 09:08

Two cosmonauts will on Saturday take the Olympic torch for an historic spacewalk aimed at showcasing Moscow`s prowess in science and sport.

Russian Soyuz carrying Olympic torch docks with ISS

Last Updated: Thursday, November 07, 2013, 22:07

Russia`s Soyuz spacecraft carrying an unlit Olympic torch for 2014 Winter Games in Sochi and three astronauts today successfully docked to the International Space Station (ISS).

Russian Soyuz rocket flies Olympic torch to space station

Last Updated: Thursday, November 07, 2013, 12:00

A three-man crew successfully blasted off into space with the Olympic torch on Thursday, ready to take it on its first space walk in what they said would be a "spectacular" showcase for the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi.

Sochi Olympics organiser denies torch explosion reports

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 23, 2013, 19:10

Russia`s Olympics chief organiser has denied reports that a torch used during the Sochi games relay had exploded.

Russian astronauts to take Olympic torch to ISS

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 30, 2013, 11:47

A team of Russian astronauts will take the unlit Olympic torch for the 2014 Sochi Winter Games aboard the International Space Station (ISS) as part of the relay route.

Louis Vuitton teams up with Barber Osgerby

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 12, 2012, 09:07

Olympic torch designer duo Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby have joined forces with fashion house Louis Vuitton to design a bespoke lamp as part of a special exhibition.