POSTED: May 7th 2012

Olympic Torch for London 2012 to be lit on May 10th

LAURA WALDEN / Sports Features Communications

May 7 - The Olympic Torch will be lit in Olympia, Greece in just days marking the start of the official relay that will take the Flame all around Great Britain.

The Torch Relay woll travel 8,000 miles in its journey to the Olympic Stadium to light the cauldron at the opening ceremony of the Games.

This year the relay will last 70 days and will greet 95 per cent of the people in the UK, the Isle of Man, Guernsey and Jersey.

It is sponsored by Olympic TOP Sponsors Coca-Cola, Lloyds TSB, and electronics giant Samsung.  

Watch the lighting live here from 10:00 CET onwards:

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