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Greek protestors disrupt flame lighting for Beijing Winter Games

The protesters climbed over a fence to enter the grounds and attempted to reach the Temple of Hera, where the ceremony was being held. They were thrown to the ground by police and detained.

published on : 18th October 2021

'The greatest honor'': Japan's Naomi Osaka lights Olympic cauldron

Osaka ascended a staircase with the Olympic and Japanese flags blowing in the breeze off to her left. She dipped the flame in, the cauldron ignited and fireworks filled the sky.

published on : 23rd July 2021