Tracking the torch
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.
What is the torch route?
May Hainan, Guangdong, Fujian, Jiangxi, Zhejiang, Shanghai, Jiangsu, Anhui, Hubei
June Hunan, Guangxi, Yunnan, Guizhou, Chongqing, Xinjiang, Tibet, Qinghai, Shanxi
June 29-July 1 Ningxia
July 2-4 Shaanxi
July 5-7 Gansu
July 8-10 Inner Mongolia
July 11-13 Heilongjiang
Provisional destinations for the rest of the relay route:
Liaoning, Shandong, Henan, Hebei, Sichuan, Tianjin, Beijing