Olympic Cauldron

Olympic Cauldron Wins South Bank Awards Prize

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.03.2013 | UK Sport

The Olympic cauldron has been honoured at this year's South Bank Awards with the accolade of best visual prize. Designed by Thomas Heatherwick, the...

Olympic Cauldron 'Nearly Failed' Reveals Designer

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.09.2012 | UK

The Olympic Cauldron that wowed the world at the opening ceremony failed on one of its final test runs, its designer revealed. Danny Boyle's specta...

Designer Describes 'Bond Workshop' Used To Make Cauldron

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.07.2012 | UK

The Olympic Cauldron was crafted at a place that looked like James Bond's gadget workshop, the designer Thomas Heatherwick said on Saturday. He was...

Bookies To Refund £50,000 Of Olympic Cauldron Bets

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.07.2012 | UK

Bookmakers have pledged to refund all bets placed on who would light the Olympic cauldron after some of Britain's greatest Olympians teamed up with yo...

London 2012: Who Should Light The Flame? (POLL)

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 16.07.2012 | UK Sport

The world will watch on as one of its greatest cities hosts the Olympic Games' opening ceremony in 11 days' time, but just who will be the fire-starte...