Russian cosmonauts train for Olympic torch relay in space

Russian cosmonauts have conducted special training ahead of a spacewalk with the Olympic torch, a crew member of the Soyuz spaceship said Wednesday.

Amitabh Bachchan to carry Olympic torch

Amitabh Bachchan will carry the London Olympic torch today, a day before the opening ceremony of the Games.

Olympic torch relay hit by flash protests

The Olympic torch relay, currently travelling through the British capital after it arrived from Olympia`s Temple of Hera in Greece, has had to face flash protests on the streets.

Queen greets Olympic torch at Windsor Castle

Queen Elizabeth II has met an old flame the fire lit in Greece to mark the London Olympics.

Lewis Hamilton seen clubbing 2.5hrs before carrying Olympic torch

The 27-year-old racer had been snapped leaving a London nightclub in the early hours of the morning, but still managed to make it to Luton for an impressively early 6:30 am start.

England football legend Jack Charlton to run Olympic torch relay

Jack Charlton will carry the Olympic flame in the centre of Newcastle on day 28 of the torch relay.

Olympic torch starts 5-day Northern Ireland tour

The Olympic torch began its five-day tour of Northern Ireland with plenty of excitement and no signs of trouble Sunday as the territory`s Protestants and Catholics vowed to show the world how united the community has become after four decades of conflict.

London 2012 organizers confirm route for Olympic Flame

The London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) Monday confirmed the route for over 7,300 people who will be carrying the Olympic Flame as torchbearers in the London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay.