Organisers have revealed that the Olympic flame will visit Zakynthos, Corfu and the historic town of Marathon as part of a Greek odyssey before it is entrusted to Rio 2016.
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As the Lillehammer Youth Olympic flame dies, it is less than two months until the Olympic fire for Rio de Janeiro is kindled.
In a moment that is always poignant at any Olympic gathering, the Flame flickered and died here tonight after a magical 10 days of competition in the second Winter Youth Olympic Games.
It was double gold for Germany in the brand new monobob event as Laura Nolte won the women’s title on the penultimate day of the Winter Youth Olympic Games here.
Japan is to host the first East Asian Twenty20 Cup cricket tournament this November.
South Korea continued their dominance of the speed skating events at the Winter Youth Olympic Games as they secured double gold in the mass start events, thanks to men's winner Kim Min Seok and women's victor Park Ji Woo, here today.
Speed skating’s first mixed National Olympic Committee (NOC) sprint has proved a big hit for Mongolia, who struck gold for the first time at any Winter Olympic event here today at Lillehammer 2016.
Russia assert figure skating dominance with ice dancing and women's individual gold at Lillehammer 2016
Russia won ice dancing gold at the Youth Olympic Games here today but champions Anastastia Shpilevaya and Grigory Smirnov have no time for any celebrations.
Russian pair Ekaterina Borisova and Dmitry Sopot faced an agonising delay before they could celebrate Winter Youth Olympic Games pairs skating gold here today.
As locals fished on the ice of the frozen Fjord nearby, the South Koreans enjoyed a first bumper harvest inside the Olympic Cavern Hall here as they claimed gold medals in both men’s and women’s 1,000 metres events here today.
It was a terrific opening day of speed skating for competitors at the Winter Youth Olympic Games here from the three next Olympic host nations after Rio de Janeiro.
Traditional fires burned outside as a reminder of the Olympic Flame soon to arrive here as Norway’s Queen Sonja opened Lillehammer’s newest attraction today.