Cai Qi, the Communist Party secretary of Beijing, lights the Olympic cauldron in Beijing after the flame’s arrival on Wednesday. Photo: AFP
Cai Qi, the Communist Party secretary of Beijing, lights the Olympic cauldron in Beijing after the flame’s arrival on Wednesday. Photo: AFP

Olympic cauldron lit in Beijing as protesters face court in Athens

  • Beijing receives the Olympic flame for 2022 Winter Games as it arrives on flight from Greece
  • Activists who were held after disrupting the torch lighting ceremony in Athens are expected in court

Topic |   Beijing Winter Olympics 2022
Cai Qi, the Communist Party secretary of Beijing, lights the Olympic cauldron in Beijing after the flame’s arrival on Wednesday. Photo: AFP
Cai Qi, the Communist Party secretary of Beijing, lights the Olympic cauldron in Beijing after the flame’s arrival on Wednesday. Photo: AFP
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