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UPDATE to PROVOCATION - IOC Does Not Want Olympic Flame To Light Up In Ancient Olympia ~ HellasFrappe

Ino Menegaki, acting as high priestess, lights the Olympic Flame using a parabolic mirror to focus sunlight on a torch during the lighting ceremony in ancient Olympia, on May

GUY WALTERS reveals the fascinating story of the Olympic flame, including its links with the 1936 Berlin Games where Hitler is pictured with Tilly Fleischer who picked up the first gold medal for Germany.

The Olympic torch relay? Believe it or not it was all Adolf Hitler's flaming idea

High Priestess Ino Menegaki holds the Olympic flame at the Ancient Stadium during the Rehearsal for the Lighting Ceremony of the Olympic Flame at Ancient Olympia on May 2012 in Olympia, Greece.

London-born Taio Cruz is a BRIT Award-winning singer-songwriter. Here he sings 'Dynamite' from 2010.

Taio Cruz, London-born, is a BRIT Award-winning singer-songwriter. Here he sings 'Dynamite' from

Usain Bolt carries the Jamaican flag during the Opening Ceremony

Usain carries the Jamaican flag during the Opening Ceremony Reigning Olympic Men's and champion Usain Bolt of the Olympic athletics team carries his country's flag during the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games on 27 July.

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The mystery of the Indian intruder at the Opening Ceremony

Sushil Kumar of the India Olympic wrestling team carries his country's flag during the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games on 27 July.

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Valentina Vezzali of the Italy Olympic fencing team carries her country's flag during the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on July 2012 in London, England.

Torchbearer Lyndon Flavell holds the Olympic Flame on the Iron Bridge at Ironbridge Gorge on Day 12 of the Olympic Torch Relay

Torchbearer Lyndon Flavell holds the Olympic Flame on the Iron Bridge at Ironbridge Gorge on Day 12 of the Olympic Torch Relay.

Huge crowds gather to see Torchbearer Kelvin Perrett carry the Olympic Flame on the Torch Relay between Monmouth and Raglan.

Huge crowds gather to see Torchbearer Kelvin Perrett carry the Olympic Flame on the Torch Relay between Monmouth and Raglan.

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Day 32 - Olympic Torch Relay Torchbearer Philip Jones carries the Olympic Flame on the York City Walls

The Austrian Olympic team enters the stadiumMarkus Rogan of the Austrian Olympic swimming team carries his country's flag as he leads the Austrian team into the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on 27 July 2012

Relive the moments that went down in history from the London 2012 Summer Olympics. Access official videos, results, sport and athlete records.

Olympic Tradition meets British Humor

Torchbearer Victoria Brier holds the Olympic Flame as she poses with the Eric Morecambe Statue in Morecambe, on Day 35 of the London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay.

England.

England overcome an early bout of nerves to a five-wicket win over West Indies in the opening Test at Lord's.

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