12 Jun 2012
Maria Sharapova will be the Russian delegation's flag-bearer at next month's Olympic opening ceremony in London, Russia's tennis chief Shamil Tarpishchev said on Tuesday.
04 Aug 2016
Rio de Janeiro: The most decorated Olympian of all time, Michael Phelps, will carry the US flag at the opening ceremony of the Rio 2016 Games on Friday.
04 Aug 2016
Rio de Janeiro: Dope scandals marred what was turning out to be a euphoric build-up but India's biggest ever contingent would nonetheless be eyeing a historic medal haul when the 31st Olympic Games, the first ever in South America, get underway with the opening ceremony here tomorrow.
25 Jul 2012
Former England soccer captain David Beckham will play a cameo role in Friday's Olympic opening ceremony after he was left out of Britain's team for the Games.
28 Jul 2012
A billion people across the globe turned on their TVs to watch the opening ceremony of the London Olympics live, but very few of them were in United States.
27 Nov 2012
The London Olympic Games opening ceremony has won a special award in the annual London Evening Standard theatre awards.
29 Feb 2012
No decision has yet been taken on India boycotting the opening and closing ceremonies of the London Olympic Games as a mark of protest against Dow Chemicals association with the mega event, a highly placed official source said on Wednesday.
29 Jul 2012
The Olympic flame is nowhere to be seen. The enduring image of the Summer and Winter Games, lit Friday night at the climax of the opening ceremony, is out of sight from the throngs of fans who hoped to catch an inspiring glimpse or take the photo of a lifetime.
24 Jul 2012
Over 60,000 lucky people who were given a sneak preview of the Opening Ceremony at the Olympic stadium here have been sworn to secrecy by the organisers.
21 Jul 2012
The Olympic flame made a dramatic arrival in London on Friday when it was flown in by military helicopter and lowered to the ground by a marine commando a week ahead of the opening ceremony.