Home | mobile, Social Media, Sport, Technology

9th December-Remember the Olympic Torch Relay?

Aqil Rouf
Aqil Rouf
Digital Content Specialist
9 December 2012

Today, our ‘Year to Celebrate’ advent app, remembers the spectacular Olympic torch relay!

Women want him; men want to be him… Sporting legend David Beckham, met the Olympic flame, as it landed from Greece and begun the memorable torch relay.

The Olympic Committee for Great Britain wanted to make London2012 the ‘people’s games’…

Not only lifting the spirits of commuters in London, but giving the whole of Britain the chance to be involved in the games.

8,000 community champions were selected for their remarkable stories, from across the UK, to carry the Olympic torch over the 70 days !

Outtakes: 2013 could be the year of the baby! This week we received breaking news from the palace…announcing that Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton is pregnant. We wish her a stress free, healthy pregnancy!



Torch Relay on Google Map

After the Flame-lighting Ceremony in Ancient Olympia in March 2008, the 2008 Beijing Olympics torch relay...

8th December -Remember when Beth Tweddle Finally Won her Olympic Medal

Highly talented, and world championship winning gymnast, Beth Tweddle, had never won an Olympic medal....

24th December- Remember When The Queen Parachuted into the Olympic Stadium?

24th December : The Queen Parachutes into the Olympic Stadium: The Queen, yes, that’s right, not only...

1st December- Remember when Ellie Simmonds MBE Won Gold!

Happy Advent! If you're as excited about Christmas as we are, you'll have already opened the first door...

7th December- Remember the First EVER Women Rowers to Win Gold?

Today's 'Year to Celebrate' entry is something we want to see repeated in *all* future Olympics! We hadn't won...

Grab This Widget