BTS' Jin will be Paris torchbearer

BTS' Jin will be Paris torchbearer

Jin, the oldest member of the K-pop group BTS, will be performing a different kind of fire: carrying the Olympic flame as torchbearer for the Paris Games, representing South Korea in hopes of spreading the message of "harmony" and "peace". 











Torch Relay Stage 10: Flame heats up 'Little Tuscany'

Torch Relay Stage 10: Flame heats up 'Little Tuscany'

Now 10 days in the running across France’s roads, the Olympic Torch Relay passed through the Gers department, a rugby hotbed that celebrated the participation of 7-a-side player Paulin Riva, national star Anthony Jelonch and pioneer Odette Desprats, who lit the Cauldron at the Mouzon sports complex.