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2014-10-01 12:28:20

More than 130 communities and 3,000 torchbearers to take part in 41-day journey Enter to be a torchbearer today at TORONTO2015.org/torch-relay TORONTO,

2013-08-09 23:01:53

The Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee has unveiled details of the Olympic Torch Relay route with Presenting Partners Coca-Cola, OSAO "Ingosstrakh" and OAO "Russian Railways".

2013-07-08 23:02:01

Three months prior to the ceremonial arrival of the Olympic flame in Russia, the Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee approved approximately half of the torchbearers for the Olympic Torch Relay, the

2013-06-25 23:03:26

The Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) has become an Honored Partner of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Torch Relay, which is presented by Coca-Cola, OSAO "Ingosstrakh" and OAO "Russian

Olympic Torch Goes To Space
2013-06-25 14:18:31

The Russian space agency Roscosmos announced on Monday it will be scaling back its plans to take the famous Olympic torch relay into orbit.

2013-06-13 23:03:51

The Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee unveiled the Celebration Cauldron of the Olympic Torch Relay, the longest Torch Relay in the history of the Olympic Winter Games, which is presented by Coca-Cola,

2012-10-09 04:02:56

To mark one year before the arrival of the Olympic Flame to Russia, the Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee has announced that the Olympic flame will travel in the hands of 14,000 torchbearers, over

2012-08-16 23:01:39

With two weeks to go to the Paralympic Games, the London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) has announced how the Paralympic Flame will be created and the street


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.