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WATCH: First PWD torchbearer and Terrence Romeo open Palaro

Apr 10, 2016 - 8:21 PM

Athlete Francis Everesto becomes the first person with disability to be a torchbearer at Palarong Pambansa He is assisted by Gilas Pilipinas star Terrence Romeo

TORCHBEARER. Francis Everesto (L) is the first PWD Palarong Pambansa torchbearer. He is assisted by national team member and PBA star Terrence Romeo. Photo by Roy Secretario/Rappler

Russia's Olympic flame under fire after failures

Oct 09, 2013 - 9:35 AM

The flame was extinguished twice on Monday – the first day of the relay – and twice on Tuesday according to media reports and witnesses

FAULTY TORCH? Actress Ino Menegaki, in the role of the High Priestess, lights the torch with the flame during the handover ceremony of the Olympic flame for the Winter Olympic Games Sochi 2014 at the Panathenaic stadium in Athens, Greece, 05 October 2013. EPA/Simela Pantzartzi

Olympic Flame makes symbolic Irish Republic visit

Jun 07, 2012 - 9:15 AM

The Olympic flame lit up the Republic of Ireland on Wednesday June 6

Olympics: Flame arrives in Britain for 2012 torch relay

May 19, 2012 - 12:16 PM

The Olympic flame arrived in Britain from Greece on Friday May 18

Pinoys to carry Olympic torch for OFWs, youth

Apr 06, 2012 - 11:42 AM

Filipino Olympic torchbearers share the inspiring stories that led them to be part of the London 2012 games