Tracking the torch

PUBLISHED : Saturday, 31 May, 2008, 12:00am
UPDATED : Saturday, 31 May, 2008, 12:00am

From May until the Games open in August, the Olympic torch is travelling from hand to hand through China. As it reaches each new province, this page will feature an in-depth profile, with relevant interviews, on the day it arrives in the province.

Today: Hubei

What is the torch route?

May 4-6 Hainan

May 7-10 Guangdong

May 11-13 Fujian

May 14-16 Jiangxi

May 17-18, 22 Zhejiang

May 23-24 Shanghai

May 25-31 Jiangsu, Anhui, Hubei

Further dates of the torch relay have yet to be rearranged following the Sichuan earthquake, but the route is expected to be in this order:

June Hunan, Guangxi, Yunnan, Guizhou, Chongqing, Tibet, Qinghai, Xinjiang, Gansu

July Ningxia, Shaanxi, Shanxi, Inner Mongolia, Heilongjiang, Jilin, Liaoning, Shandong, Henan, Hebei

August Tianjin

August 4-5 Sichuan

August 6-8 Beijing