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Olympic Flame in Brazil for a 90-Day Relay

The Olympic flame has arrived in Brazil’s capital for a 90-day relay around the country before reaching the famous Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro for the opening of the Games on August 5. The flame arrived in Brasilia from Greece, where the Olympic Games originated, via Switzerland aboard a TAM jet that was escorted by two Brazilian Air Force fighters. Brazilian Olympic Committee President Carlos Arthur Nuzman carried the flame in a lantern as he walked out of the...

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