UK Rapper In Olympic Torch Relay

rapper on the run

The Olympic torch is in London! It won’t be long now before it will light the flame for the London 2012 Games. To help get it to the capital British rapper ran with it on day 57. In the Video Wretch 32 says he held the “hottest flame in the world in the palm of his hand”. Take a look!

Flame Wows Torchbearers

Jack Taylor wowed by the Flame

The Olympic Games are now open after a spectacular opening ceremony created by film director Danny Boyle. The Torch was the highlight and wowed the crowd and had been carried across UK by 8,000 torchbearers. It left many of them emotional and in tears.

Four Flames For Paralympics 2012

Four Flames For Paralympics 2012 Blind torch bearer

The Paralympics torch has four flames with each one of them lit on top of the UK’s four highest mountains. Groups of Scouts and disabled volunteers climbed the summits where they sparked a national flame. This one is from Slieve Donard in the Mountains of Mourne in Co Down

Torch Flame Lights Up Portrush

Torch - a great football player

Portrush has seen the Olympic flame spark massive excitement among the people of the seaside town. This runner was proud to be chosen to be part of the team that carried the torch through the town centre and along scenic routes

Torch Burns Gold for Olympics

a meeting of flames

The Olympics Torch is on its way around the UK! Thousands will watch Torches ‘kiss’ as they’re handed over.

Olympic Flame Blazes In UK

what a great flame

Massive crowds were thrilled when Will.i.am of Black Eyed Peaz joined torchbearers on the streets of Taunton to carry the Olympic flame. Its something he dreamed of doing since he was a boy

Torchbearers Set for London 2012

Torchbearer London 2012

8,000 people have been offered places to carry the Olympic Torch across Britain for London 2012. It begins May 19

Paralympics 2012 Flame Sparks London

Paralympics 2012 Flame enjoys salsa and samba

A Paralympics flame hit some of London’s hotspots after lighting the cauldron in Trafalgar Square. In the video David Cameron said Britain and London “knows how to put on a show”! Torchbearers headed for Parliament, the Opera House and took in some salsa and samba at a local carnival.