What sparked the Olympic flame?
The Olympics are almost upon us
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The Tokyo Summer Olympic Games, postponed from 2020 due to the COVID-19 outbreak, are almost here. As is tradition, the Olympic flame was ignited in the run-up to the occasion. But what exactly is the Olympic flame, and why is it so symbolic of the Olympic movement?
Click through and be enlightened as to why fire plays such an important role in the Olympic Games.
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