Olympic Opening Ceremony-London 2012. This series of photographs shows each of the 204 copper and steel petals of the Olympic cauldron being lit before being lifted up to form one giant flame. Designed by Thomas Heatherwick.
The opening ceremony of the 1948 London Olympic games. I have to say the importance of winning has changed a bit with endorsements.
London in old photos
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London 2012 Olympic Cauldron by Thomas Heatherwick
Go Team GB!
Thomas Heatherwick: Olympic Cauldron
Seven young British athletes who lit the London 2012 Games cauldron were each nominated by UK Olympic champions.
London 2012 Olympics
The kiss of the flame as it is passed from one to another on the 2012 Olympic Torch Relay.
Sky high: The flame came down from the skies and was delivered to the eagerly awaiting crowd
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The Olympic Flame
London Olympics 2012