Former decathlete Daley Thompson lit the Olympic cauldron tonight in Alexandra Palace, north London. It's not far from where he used to train alongside Seb Coe, the chair of London 2012.
The Prince of Wales saw the Olympic Flame for himself today in one of the areas worst hit by last summer's riots. He was joined by the Duchess of Cornwall in Tottenham.
James Cracknell won two Olympic Gold Medals and six World Championship titles during his rowing career, but today he added another accolade - carrying the Torch through Kingston-upon-Thames in south-west London.
Afterwards he spoke about Olympic spirit, his family and shared his predictions for this years rowing team.
The largest boat to come into London’s West India Dock has arrived in Docklands for the Olympic and Paralympic Games. The cruise ship MS Deutschland is 175m long and only fits into the lock with inches to spare.
Legendary England goalkeeper Gordon Banks will carry the Olympic Torch through Wembley Stadium tomorrow on day 68 of the Torch relay.
The 75-year-old is regarded as England's greatest goalkeeper and a former World Cup Champion.
London's Kew Gardens put on an impressive floral display for the arrival of the Olympic torch.
Around 20,000 plants were used to create the iconic Olympic rings, which can be appreciated by flight passengers arriving into the city ahead of the Games.
Emerging British tennis hopeful Oli Golding had the honour of holding the flame aloft at the famous botanical gardens.
The 18-year-old, who hails from nearby Twickenham, was a child actor before he pursued a sporting career.
The Olympic torch took a successful ride on the London Underground today, travelling on a train emblazoned with the Olympic rings.
Service Operator John Light, 64, was given the honour of carrying the flame a stop down the District Line, from Wimbledon to Wimbledon Park.
Earlier, double Olympic gold medalist James Cracknell carried the torch.
The rower and adventurer, 40, began today's relay in Kingston with the flame eventually bound for Ealing.
After the Olympic Flame has travelled on the London Underground the torch relay will start its road journey visiting the London boroughs of Kingston-upon-Thames, Richmond-upon-Thames, Hounslow, Hillingdon and Ealing.
The symbolic flame will visit Kew Gardens, Brunel University, Richmond, Ealing's Northala Fields and Walpole Park during day 67 of the relay.
A total of 144 torchbearers, including rower James Cracknell, skeleton racer Adam Pengilly, skier Chemmy Alcott and cyclist Eileen Gray, will carry the flame as it travels 43 miles across the capital.
The Olympic flame will ride the London Underground today as it continues its week-long journey through each of the host city's 33 boroughs.
Service operator John Light, who is 64 and has worked for London Underground since 1963, will carry the torch along the District line from Wimbledon to Wimbledon Park in the driver's cab of the train, while Olympic rings will adorn the front and first carriage.