Keeping the flame

The Olympic Cauldron in Sydney returns

On September 15, 2000, the largest television audience ever assembled watched athlete Cathy Freeman light the flame that opened the Games of the XVII Olympiad in Sydney, Australia. That flame may have been extinguished at the end of the games, but the Olympic Cauldron has reappeared in The Overflow, an area of parkland immediately adjacent to the Olympic Stadium. The relighting of the flame at dusk on September 15, 2001, signaled the start of

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