SI.com - More Sports - IOC to review Beijing torch problems - Tuesday April 8, 2008 11:13AM The IOC will review plans for the remainder of the Beijing Olympic torch relay and consider scrapping the international portion of the event for future games.Everything is always subject for review. That's what it means to be alive, be open minded, and being 'free.'
The torch relay is not for sports. It is for 'promotion.' The torch relay is a magnet for those who want to self promote, raise a stink, draw attention to issues.