Police scuffle with pro-Tibet demonstrators

March 30, 2008 6:32:00 AM PDT
Greek officials have handed over the Olympic flame to organizers of the Beijing Olympics. Police scuffled with pro-Tibet protesters before the ceremony. About 10 demonstrators were detained. They failed to disrupt the final leg of the weeklong Greek leg of the torch relay from Ancient Olympia to the marble Panathenian Stadium where the first modern Olympics were held in 1896.

The protesters chanted "Save Tibet!" and unfurled a banner that read "Stop Genocide in Tibet."

The torch will arrive March 31 in Beijing on a specially equipped airliner. It then will travel through 20 countries before returning to mainland China -- covering 85,100 miles.

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